Research In Motion has announced that a beta version of BlackBerry® Traffic v3.0 for BlackBerry smartphone users is now available in BlackBerry Beta Zone. BlackBerry Traffic measures real-time traffic conditions to provide users with a recommended route to take and an estimated time of arrivalWhere applicable, the app can even account for toll routes and give users alternative routes to help avoid them! The new version features audible turn-by-turn directions.

New features include:

  • Voice Guidance – New voice guidance helps users reach their destination with completely hands free navigation. The audible-turn-by-turn directions can run over Bluetooth® or via your vehicle’s speakers. Users can set up the voice instructions with varying levels of detail.
  • Additional Road Information – User can find out if a road is closed or under construction as well as note toll routes that lie ahead!

Whether on a long commute or traveling somewhere new, you’re not alone while on the road with BlackBerry Traffic v3.0 guiding the way. You can download the new app from Beta Zone here.