You Could Get A Ticket For Wearing Google Glass While Driving

You Could Get a Ticket For Wearing Google Glass While Driving

If you're excited at the prospect of wearing Google Glass while you do absolutely everything — from riding the train to having sex — then you can at least strike driving off the list. Because, as Cecilia Abadie recently found out, you might end up getting a ticket.

Pulled over by San Diego police, she got a ticket for wearing the smart glasses while at the wheel just days ago. She explains:

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).

Clearly, Californian police feel that the display on Glass is as distracting as looking at a phone. It's not obvious if that's really the case or not — but it will be interesting to see what lawyers and judges make of it. What do you think? [Google+ via Engadget]

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