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Driving Under the Influence of E-Mail

A Seattle man caused an accident involving three other cars and a city bus -- all because he was busy with his BlackBerry. There was no word on whether the driver was a Microsoft employee, or if the mail was work-related or just a note to his mistress.

With its tiny keys, there's no way I could crank out a message and look at the road at the same time -- even if it was to my mistress!

Posted by Doug Barney on December 13, 2006 at 11:52 AM


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