Daylight Saving Time driving dangers

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Daylight Saving Time begins this weekend.

When people move their clocks ahead before going to bed Saturday night, they will also lose an hour of sleep.

That lost hour could have dangerous effects when people get behind the wheel.

Studies have shown that traffic crashes spike the Monday after Daylight Saving Time begins.

According to AAA, losing one-to-two hours of sleep doubles the risk of getting into a crash.

Drowsy drivers are involved in more than 20 percent of fatal crashes.

The National Sleep Foundation considers sleep deprived driving to be as dangerous as drunk driving.