These dark mornings have you wondering: When does Daylight Saving Time end?
Those 7:30 a.m. commutes will get darker before they get lighter. Officially, Daylight Saving Time doesn’t end for a couple more weeks – officially at 2 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 4. Remember, you’ll “fall back” and set your clocks back one hour. Many electronic devices automatically adjust when Daylight Saving Time begins or ends. When you change your clocks in the fall and spring, it’s also a good time to change smoke detector batteries and check to make sure device are in working order. Arizona, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, U.S. Virgin Islands and American Samoa do not observe Daylight Savings Time. It begins again on March 10, 2013.
The start of Daylight-savings time is a great time to perform routine maintenance on smoke detectors.
Sunday, March 11, 2012
March 11 marks the day in which you lose an hour of sleep until Daylight- savings time ends on Nov. 4 at 2 a.m., so be sure to set your clocks back one hour. As you go about your Sunday routine, don’t forget government agencies suggest you use the start of Daylight Saving Time to perform routine maintenance around your home. DeKalb County Fire Rescue promotes regular smoke alarm maintenance to reduce fire deaths and injuries. Smoke alarms with working batteries cut the chances of dying in a reported fire in half. In addition to changing the batteries in smoke alarms, the following steps are recommended for citizens to ensure their home is fire safe: