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Peoria IL Chiropractic Daylight Saving Time Ends November 3

Our Peoria IL Chiropractic Clinic wants to remind you of the phrase Spring forward, Fall back". Yes, its getting to that time of year again when we move our clocks back one hour and gain an extra hour. Daylight saving time officially ends on Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 2 a.m therefore returning to Standard Time. The history of daylight saving time in America is interesting. Daylight Saving Time has been around for most of this century. In 1918, in order to conserve resources for the war effort, the U.S. Congress placed the country on Daylight Saving Time for the remainder of WW I. It was observed for seven months in 1918 and 1919. The law, however, proved so unpopular that it was later repealed. When America went to war again, Congress reinstated Daylight Saving Time on February 9, 1942. Time in the U.S. was advanced one hour to save energy. It remained advanced one hour forward year-round until September 30, 1945. From 1945 to 1966, there was no U.S. law about Daylight Saving Time. So, states and localities were free to observe Daylight Saving Time or not. In 1966, Congress passed the Uniform Time Act, which standardized the length of Daylight Saving Time. Daylight Saving Time was changed slightly in 1986 when President Reagan signed Public Law 99-359. It changed Daylight Saving Time from the last Sunday in April to the first Sunday in April. No change was made to the ending date of the last Sunday in October. This was done ostensibly to conserve energy during the month of April. Adding the entire month of April is estimated to save nationwide about 300,000 barrels of oil each year. Arizona (except some Indian Reservations), Hawaii, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and American Samoa have chosen not to observe Daylight Saving Time. This choice does make sense for the areas closer to the equator because the days are more consistent in length throughout the year. Our Peoria IL Chiropractic Clinic doesnt want the shorter and darker days get you down. Fall back into a healthy routine with chiropractic care. Dr. Justin Tuttle is a native of Peoria, IL and is a graduate of St. Vincent de Paul and Peoria Notre Dame High School. After completing an undergraduate degree in Business Leadership from Purdue University Dr. Justin Tuttle began his Chiropractic training at Palmer College of Chiropractic, Davenport, Iowa, where he graduated in 2005.