When we think of BlackBerry and automobiles in North America, usually we think of the BlackBerry Traffic app, or perhaps automotive integration with the PlayBook. In India, however, law enforcement is using BlackBerry in a new way to help with their epidemic of traffic problems.
While trying to find a parking space in any city might be a headache, in Mysore, India, it's out of control. Traffic violations of all sorts have been on the rise.
"cases of over-speeding shot from 4,890 in 2010 to 10,204 in 2011, whereas the number of motorists driving without DLs rose to 4,220 in 2011 from 2,867 in 2010. The number of no-parking violations has shot up to 58,135 in 2011 from 38,144 in 2010"
Personally I'd have fun with this and probably hand out 300 parking tickets a day. What do you think? Good or bad idea?