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.

Traffic accidents in Abu Dhabi decreased significantly during the BlackBerry outage.

BlackBerry cuts made roads safer, police say – The National

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