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  • Wednesday, October 19th 2011 - 21:16 UTC

    BlackBerry outage sees traffic accidents plummet in Abu Dhabi and Dubai

    Brig Gen Hussein Al Harethi, from the Abu Dhabi Police traffic department: accidents were down 40% in the three days

    Police in Abu Dhabi and Dubai said the number of reported traffic accidents plunged during the recent three-day BlackBerry outage. In Dubai, traffic accidents fell 20% from average rates on the days BlackBerry users were unable to use its messaging service. In Abu Dhabi the drop was steeper, 40% and there were no fatal accidents.