Illinois Joins States Considering Google Glass Ban for Drivers

The company is hiring lobbyists to counter such bills.

An Illinois state legislator is pushing legislation that would outlaw using Google Glass-like devices behind the wheel, on the argument that, like a cellphone, it's a potentially deadly distraction. The move makes Illinois one of handful of states considering bans on “driving while . . . glassing(?).” Google is sufficiently concerned that it's hiring state-level lobbyists to counter those bills.

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