Road Safety GB supports efforts for the government to change over to Double British Summer Time giving an extra hour of daylight for people driving home from work and school in the winter months. Lighter evenings all year round would help all road users, as when the clocks change there is a measurable increase in crashes in March and October.

As well as other environmental benefits, research shows that every year this could save up to 285 injury crashes on the roads (Road Safety Analysis).

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