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Delaware Debates Google Glass Ban Behind Wheel

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Del. - It hasn't even hit stores yet, but one lawmaker wants to ban Google Glass on the roads.

Representative Joseph Miro (R) from Pike Creek Valley in New Castle County introduced a bill that would ban the use of Google Glass behind the wheel, claiming the devices would distract drivers, like texting does.

"This is a proactive legislation," says Rep. Miro, "so that the driver is concentrating on what's in front of him or her, and not being distracted by trying to read or concentrate on what may be on that glass."

The bill is set for a vote by the Delaware State House sometime this spring.  Google is reportedly gearing up to lobby against the legislation.

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