View Poll Results: Do you use your BlackBerry while driving?

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  • Never! Driving and BlackBerrying don't mix

    96 12.96%
  • Only at stoplights

    98 13.23%
  • I talk on the phone while driving

    277 37.38%
  • I email/text/message people while driving

    94 12.69%
  • I do whatever I want

    176 23.75%
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  1. unholy2's Avatar
    I don't think it should be illegal, but hands-free devices should be mandatory.
    12-29-07 07:04 PM
  2. tabcourt's Avatar
    Absolutely! No active driving while talking on the phone! If you want to answer the phone - PULL OVER!!!!!!!
    12-29-07 07:21 PM
  3. chippa's Avatar
    On all counts I'm guilty.

    12-29-07 07:58 PM
  4. nextelnutt's Avatar
    I am talented and use a Bluetooth Earpiece for using my bb while I drive. Besides, I have gotten so sick of holding a phone next to my ear. I use my bluetooth earpiece at home even. And have an extra earpiece charged for when my other ones dies.
    12-29-07 08:50 PM
  5. alwayslearnin's Avatar
    Totally illegal while driving no.
    12-29-07 09:02 PM
  6. Gngt's Avatar
    If they did make it illegal for BB use while driving, that would just increase the need for OEM hands-free usage. I would love to be able to dictate emails to my blackberry while I am driving and have it send automatically when I'm done without ever having to take my hands off the wheel. That would be cool.
    12-29-07 09:59 PM
  7. scott8afl's Avatar
    they can do what they want. thats why the invented bluetooth technology.

    Now i just have to get it to receive from other phones. LMAO
    12-29-07 10:41 PM
  8. jpittore's Avatar
    No laws should be passed
    12-29-07 11:19 PM
  9. Roxy's Avatar
    I think handsfree kits should be mandatory.
    12-29-07 11:29 PM
  10. tafari06's Avatar
    Yes, I think there should be some type of law for blackberry/cell phone use while operating a vehicle.
    12-29-07 11:46 PM
  11. Pearlish's Avatar
    If I truly believed that Government, as a whole, had more common sense than I do, I would say yes, pass a law. Since Government seems to be dealing with the death of common sense, I say stay out of my business. I'm a big girl - no texting/email while driving. Bluetooth all the way.
    12-30-07 09:55 AM
  12. jms8's Avatar
    Laws not prohibiting but implementing the use of bluetooth headset especially in driving. And sending an sms/email for that matter for any mobile phone not just blackberrys
    12-30-07 11:18 AM
  13. dgy2k1's Avatar
    The government should not interfere. Drivers should have the sense not to text or drive with phone up to ear. It is distracting and dangerous. That's what ear phones are for.
    12-30-07 01:52 PM
  14. classified's Avatar
    Laws shouldnt be made unless they can be enforced, but no one shouldn't text or email. Although I must admit Ive done both.
    12-30-07 04:12 PM
  15. amusic's Avatar
    when i get this kit i would not care anylonger.
    12-30-07 05:24 PM
  16. Curve's Avatar
    it wouldnt be out of the ordinary for the government to deem it not safe. look at all the other things that arent safe they choose to pass a law against. like weed for example. id rather see a stoner drive home then an alcoholic.
    12-30-07 06:02 PM
  17. ndnickell's Avatar
    I think we need to let grown ups make their own decisions. Seat belts, BBerrys whatever.
    12-30-07 06:42 PM
  18. SSchweitzer's Avatar
    Absolutely not. Although I have an addiction it is not like it kills lives.

    I believe you are okay if you use it in moderation. hehehe
    12-30-07 06:57 PM
  19. cchapman's Avatar
    There probably should be a law against it, but I don't want one.
    12-30-07 07:39 PM
  20. rbwaters's Avatar
    I'm not a big fan of government restrictions on much of anything.
    I feel crappy driving, no matter what the reason, should be penalized according to applicable laws that already exist.
    12-30-07 07:50 PM
  21. mervynle's Avatar
    Im all for making it illegal to use other than with bluetooth
    12-30-07 08:13 PM
  22. mjl's Avatar
    Legal to use via headset but illegal to text, use web.

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    12-30-07 08:51 PM
  23. damartinca's Avatar
    I am in favor of the laws that say you have to have either an earpiece or some kind of bluetooth device while you drive. In California, the number of people driving with cell phone in hand has gotten crazy!
    12-30-07 09:00 PM
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