Google is lobbying officials in at least three U.S. states to stop
proposed restrictions on driving with headsets such as Google
Glass, marking some of the first clashes over the nascent wearable
Some eight U.S. states are considering regulation of Google Glass,
a tiny computer screen mounted in the corner of an eyeglass frame.
Law enforcement and other groups are concerned that drivers
wearing the devices will pay more attention to their email than
the road, causing serious accidents. […]
Google Inc has deployed lobbyists to persuade elected officials in
Illinois, Delaware and Missouri that it is not necessary to
restrict use of Google Glass behind the wheel, according to state
lobbying disclosure records and interviews conducted by Reuters.