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Banning handheld phone use by drivers had NO effect on accident rate - study

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ABU DHABI // A dramatic fall in traffic accidents this week has been directly linked to the three-day disruption in BlackBerry services.

In Dubai, traffic accidents fell 20 per cent from average rates on the days BlackBerry users were unable to use its messaging service. In Abu Dhabi, the number of accidents this week fell 40 per cent and there were no fatal accidents.

Sauce: http://www.thenational.ae/news/uae-news/blackberry-cuts-made-roads-safer-police-say

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