The research has been taken from Department for Transport statistics and they clearly show that the number of accidents in the evening is significantly higher than those in the morning - around 37% higher - so by sticking with British Summer Time
and therefore having lighter afternoons and darker mornings it's statistically sound to expect that there would be hundreds of fewer road casualties in the last three months of the year.
In the first year the clocks were changed to British summer time
, people had to be reminded to turn them back
Accident rates between 4pm and 6pm were around 9% higher on the week marking the start of British Summer Time
compared to the previous three months, according to the RSA's claims data for last year and 2010.
British Summer Time
(BST) was first proposed in Britain by William Willett, who was incensed at the "waste" of useful daylight first thing in the morning, during summer.
It will even self adjust to British Summer Time
so you don't have to remember
I know why double British summer time
was stopped, it was because school children in the far north of Scotland had to go to school in the dark for a longer period of time.
Inevitably we are now involved in the annual debate about the necessity of moving away from British Summer Time
and the problems or advantages that there may be.
Tonight, or more precisely at 2am on Sunday morning, the clocks go back one hour as British Summer Time
WHEN clocks go forward an hour, it marks theofficial start of British Summer Time
West Midlands Police issued the warning as people prepare to turn their clocks forward for British Summer Time
Clocks go forward an hour early on Sunday, marking the start of British Summer Time
, but it will be colder than Greenland with temperatures plunging to a bone-chilling -10C in some parts.
Clocks will go back by an hour as British summer time
ends this weekend and The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents has renewed calls for MPs to back a switch to a new system.