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Clocking the rise of accidents

It’s that time of year again when the clocks go back and British Summer Time becomes a distant memory.

The arguments about its merits will rage on every year but a new study has waded in with figures relating to road accidents involving pedestrians.

A group of MPs claims that these types of accidents rise by 10pc in the four weeks immediately following the end of BST.

They also suggest that around 80 lives a year could be saved if the clocks weren’t changed.

What’s the story where you work, particularly regarding schoolchildren walking home or for those papers in less urban areas where dark nights really are dark?

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