Daylight Saving Time's End Must Prompt Additional Precautions

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Although you may have enjoyed the extra hour of sleep that the end of daylight saving time afforded, the event should also serve as a reminder that you have to be particularly careful out on the road, whether you’re a pedestrian or a driver.  A new report provides some quick tips geared toward improving safety as visibility gets diminished earlier in the day, and it’s important to consider the advice.  A representative of Roanoke, Virginia, fire and EMS outlines how drivers need to be on the lookout for pedestrians, who won’t be as easy to identify on your way home from work when the sun is in your face.  Pedestrians can do their part by having a flashlight or some type of reflective equipment on hand and by not assuming that vehicle operators can see them.

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