OK, don’t freak out, but time is changing…

No, seriously.

Not in a Marty McFly, Back To The Future way, but this October, clocks are set to ‘go back’.

This occasion marks the end of British Summer Time (BST) and reverts to Greenwich meantime (GMT) – which basically means that clocks will go back by 1 hour on Sunday 25th October 2020, at 02:00.

And before you ask – this does mean you will have an extra hour in bed.

But what does this mean for driving?

 

How does a change in clocks affect driving?

As you may be aware, the changing back to GMT means that morning will be lighter, but evenings will be darker.

This doesn’t mean that the sky will be a darker shade of black, but it means that it will start getting dark much earlier…

So, whilst you may have enjoyed cruising around in the daylight up till 9 pm in the summer months, you will now only be able to do that until about 6 pm for the next couple of months, sadly.

You’ll have to wait until Sunday 28th March 2021 before you can enjoy that again.

But aside from the amount of time you spend driving around in the sunlight, what else can earlier nights bring?

Take a look below…