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Google Glass To Be Banned From Use By U.K. Drivers
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Msg#: 4598410 posted 2:27 pm on Aug 1, 2013 (gmt 0)

Google Glass is the highest profile product in a wave of new wearable technologies, promising to display everything from restaurant reviews to directions and allow automated video and photos wherever we go. But the internet-connected eyewear looks set to be banned on the UK's roads even before the product's 2014 launch, according to the Department of Transport.

A spokesman for the department told Stuff, a gadget magazine, that the device could distract drivers while they are behind the wheel, defining Glass as a similar distraction to a mobile phone.

"We are aware of the impending rollout of Google Glass and are in discussion with the police to ensure that individuals do not use this technology while driving," said the spokesman. Google Glass To Be Banned From use By U.K. Drivers [theguardian.com]

 

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Msg#: 4598410 posted 10:54 pm on Aug 1, 2013 (gmt 0)

Oh, if only it were possible to enforce a single, one-time, one-place law: "Use the brains God gave you."

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Msg#: 4598410 posted 8:34 pm on Jan 2, 2014 (gmt 0)

Concentrate on driving only and stay safe.

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