Daylight Saving Time begins on Sunday
On Sunday, the US, Canada and parts of Mexico is going to begin Daylight Saving Time again. Many Caribbean Islands are also going to set their clocks forward. On March 29, many European countries will set their clocks forward as well.
The Daylight Saving Time will not start in Hawaii, Arizona, and parts of Alaska in the US. In Canada, the scheme will not be active in Saskatchewan and in other areas in territories and parts of Mexico.
It is expected that the coordinated time changes will cost the airline industry $147 million a year in travel disruptions alone. Americans on Central and Rocky Mountain time is going to spring forward for the last time as planned. It has been informed that Americans on Pacific Time must set their clocks forward two hours in place of one.
Mexico, the Caribbean, Canada and South America will also combine Atlantic and Greenland time into a single time zone one hour previous as compared with the new Eastern Time. Back in 1883, America began utilizing four time zones. During the next year, decision was made at the International Meridian Conference that that the whole world might coordinate time-keeping based on the British Prime Meridian and created 24 time zones.
Times have changed and still time zone is based on commerce and the global hegemony that prevailed back in 1883. The present world is more integrated and it suggests that there is an advantage from fewer, more stable time zones. It has been notified that already, the world has outgrown Imperial Time that is the reason it is not correctly observed.
It is observed that at the time of a three and a half year commute between New York and Austin, America functions on less than four time zones. It has been informed that it's become habitual to arrange schedules in order to coordinate people in numerous domestic time zones.