Traffic Accidents Plunge During BlackBerry Outage

Credit to Jim Dalrymple who linked to this article over on The Loop. Original article:

According to The National, accidents fell 20% in Dubai and 40% in Abu Dhabi. Lieutenant General Dahi Khalfan Tamim from the Dubai Police department said his force saw the largest decrease among young drivers and men. Jim made a good point: If BlackBerry users had Siri, they wouldn’t need to read their texts manually.