Only Time Will Tell

The Puzzler

RAY: This is from my Play by the Number Series, and it was submitted by Paul Muelick.

These days, almost every car on the road has a digital clock, which gives the hour and the minute, but not the second. At various times of day, such as five minutes before six, the clock will display three of the same digit. For example 5:55.

Here's the question: How many times during the course of a complete day (24-hours) does a car's digital clock display a time that has three of the same digit?

Think you know? Drop Ray a note!

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