Wednesday, 22 January, 2020

California woman faces trial for wearing Google Glass while driving

A Google search page is seen through the spectacles of a computer user in LeicesterBy Marty Graham SAN DIEGO (Reuters) – A woman ticketed for driving while wearing Google Glass, a tiny computer mounted on an eyeglass frame, is scheduled to appear in a Southern California traffic court on Thursday, in a case that raises new questions about distracted driving. Technology entrepreneur Cecilia Abadie, one of thousands of people testing the device for Google Inc, was stopped for speeding in October by the California Highway Patrol on Interstate 15 in San Diego. "A cop just stopped me and gave me a ticket for wearing Google Glass while driving!" she wrote on the Google Plus social networking site. Abadie is apparently the first person cited for wearing Google Glass while driving.


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