DriveSafe.ly Reads Your BlackBerry Email

Reading text messages or emails while driving is illegal, dangerous and stupid, none of which stops lots of people from doing it. Free BlackBerry app DriveSafe.ly reduces the risk by reading incoming messages out loud.

As well as reading incoming messages, you can configure the application to send an auto-reply of the "I'm driving, I'll get back to you soon" variety. Operation is hands free, so the distraction factor should be lowered (though not eliminated entirely, especially if you get a lot of email).

Lifehacker HQ's BlackBerry is between SIMs right now, and in any event I don't drive. If you give this a try on the road, let us know how it goes in the comments. DriveSafe.ly is a free download for BlackBerry.

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Comments

    This is probably the best app I have on my BB. Use it every day during my commute and it works almost 100%... unless the reception is bad.

    Free version is pretty good, but I got the upgrade to listen to emails.

    My Nokia E71 already does this. It reads text messages aloud and emails. Although the default voice can be a bit hard to understand, I think their are many others you can download

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