Friends don’t let friends Google Glass and drive

Ben Johnson Oct 31, 2013
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Friends don’t let friends Google Glass and drive

Ben Johnson Oct 31, 2013
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A woman in California was pulled over this week while driving. She wasn’t speeding, or drunk. But maybe the officer thought she was texting — with her eyes. Cecilia Abadie was ticketed by a California Highway Patrol officer for wearing her Google Glass while driving. The CHP issued a statement saying it is illegal under California law to have a video screen near the driver’s seat, let alone on the driver’s face.

The incident might be a first in a complicated matter for Google. Russell Brandom of The Verge discusses the story with Marketplace Tech host Ben Johnson. 

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