Her guest was Rosemary Erickson with Forensic Sociologist President of Athena Research Corp who said a driver who uses a cell phone can present almost as much danger to others as a drunk driver – and blackberries can't be far behind.
Erickson called them crack-berries because they’re addictive. They make us feel like we have to get that message – and respond. When drivers have that kind of access – reckless behavior can take place.
She said--this problem is one of the unanticipated consequences of technology – and considering most states have banned cell phone use while driving - blackberries can’t be far behind.
BlackBerry was developed by Research In Motion Limited (RIM), a designer, manufacturer and marketer of wireless solutions for the worldwide mobile communications market.