Recently, Google's new wearable glasses technology, Google Glass, has been in the news when a California driver was ticketed for wearing Glass while driving. Each state deals with driver distraction differently, so what is the verdict in Pennsylvania and New Jersey? Read more below for the current status of the law and Google Glass.
With the rise of in-car technology in the last decade, Pennsylvania courts have struggled to draw a fair line between convenience and safety. In a recent ruling in Lackawanna County, the court has now affirmed that, in certain specific situations, GPS use can be considered reckless conduct and punished with additional, punitive, money owed by the defendant.
In a groundbreaking New Jersey appeals court decision, it has been ruled that a person can be sued for texting the driver of a vehicle involved in an accident. In essence, a person nowhere near the vehicle, with no involvement in the operation of the vehicle, can be held liable for an accident caused by that vehicle. Read more below for more details.
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