Driver Ticketed for Google Glass Found Not Guilty

Cecilia Abadie was given a ticket for a violation that makes it illegal to drive with a television.
3:00 | 01/17/14

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Now to that landmark case involving a driver wearing those futuristic compute glasses called google glass. A california woman was pulled over for speeding and then cited for distracted driving and now a judge has ruled on the case. Abc's neal karlinsky has the story. Reporter: It may be illegal to drive in california with a cell phone in your hand but you can apparently sometimes drive with a wearable computer on your face. At least that was the ruling in court thursday where cecilia abadie beat what was believed to be the first ever ticket driving with google glass, a device that projects a tiny screen right in front of your eye. I grant the finding not guilty. Reporter: She had been pulled over for allegedly speeding in october but when the officer noticed that she was wearing google glass, he wrote another ticket, eye have alation that makes it illegal to drive with a television or monitor since there's no specific law about google glass. This morning, she is relieved. It's very reassuring that the judge went with the facts and he really did the things right so i feel very good about that. Reporter: She says the device was on her face but not turned on. The judge said that made all the difference. Ruling that he heard no proof beyond a reasonable doubt that it was actually turned on. She says google glass is safe and believes her case is an important one. By having google glass and having it been voice activated you can command that without ever taking your eyes off the roadway. Reporter: Critics fear the device is a distraction and believe the law is simply not keeping up with technology. But google is clear, warning users to read up, follow the law and above all, pay attention. For "good morning america," neal karlinsky, abc news, seattle.

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