First driver cited for Google Glass...maybe

Posted by Matthew Fortner on October 31, 2013 

Google Glass

In this photo taken July 26, Google Glass, a device which offers video recording, photographic, and Internet access capabilities while worn like a pair of glasses, sits on a table in the offices of Web development firm Whiteboard in Chattanooga, Tenn. Whiteboard was selected to beta test the device in Google's "If I Had Glass" campaign after they tweeted that they would use the device to record video of daily life in rural Cambodia.


A San Diego woman has become the first known person to get a ticket for wearing Google Glass while driving.

On Google+, Cecelia Abadie shared, "A cop just stopped me and gave me a ticket for wearing Google Glass while driving! The exact line says: Driving with Monitor visible to Driver (Google Glass). Is #GoogleGlass ilegal (sic) while driving or is this cop wrong??? Any legal advice is appreciated!!"

Abadie said the device was not activated at the time, but was also cited for driving 80 mph in a 65 mph zone which you have to think set the stage.

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