Cell Phone Outage Prevents Accidents?this
October 22, 2011
I’ve mentioned before about Oklahoma planning to ban texting while driving. While the measure was shot down in the Oklahoma House of Representatives last year, here’s more evidence that we need to cut out messing with our phones while driving:
Freakonomics (which is a fun blog to subscribe to) has a good blog post on the BlackBerry outage in the drop in car accidents in Abu Dhabi. This is a staggering statistic – the number of car accidents fell by 40%, and there were no fatal car accidents.
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