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Google Lobbies to Keep Glass Legal on the Highway Google Lobbies to Keep Glass Legal on the Highway

In news that can’t come as much of a surprise, Google has begun to throw its mighty weight around to halt state legislation that would cripple or even totally ban the use of Google Glass while driving. Reuters reports that …

Drivers Distracted Around 10% of the Time, Shows Study Drivers Distracted Around 10% of the Time, Shows Study

Proponents of driverless vehicle technology have argued that such technology could be much safer than human drivers, who are often distracted while on the road. A new study is now back in up this assertion, showing just how inattentive most …

Google Glass-Wearing Driver Ticketed in California Google Glass-Wearing Driver Ticketed in California
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If you’re driving around in the state of California, you might want to ditch the Google Glass. A California woman has been ticketed for wearing Google Glass while operating a motor vehicle, or more specifically “driving with a monitor visible.” …

Cellphones May Not Cause Car Crashes, Show Study Cellphones May Not Cause Car Crashes, Show Study
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It’s now a given that talking on the phone while driving is dangerous. Public service announcements, ads from mobile providers, and laws in many states attest to that. However, a new study from researchers at Carnegie Mellon is now calling …

Google Glass to Be Banned for Drivers in the U.K.? Google Glass to Be Banned for Drivers in the U.K.?
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Google has yet to offer its new wearable tech, Google Glass, in the U.K. – but the Department of Transport has already decided to set in motion a ban of the device for drivers. Here’s what a Department of Transport …

Distracted Driving Blamed in Death of Connecticut Jogger Distracted Driving Blamed in Death of Connecticut Jogger
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For advocates wanting the outright ban of cellphone use while driving, a tragic story out of Hartford, Connecticut is unfortunate ammo for the cause. According to the AP, 44-year-old Kenneth Dorsey was killed in March after his was struck while …