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Ontario Judge Finds Woman Guilty of Distracted Driving for Looking at Apple Watch

Sunday June 3, 2018 4:08 am PDT by
A Canadian woman has been found guilty of distracted driving for looking at her Apple Watch, despite claims that she was just checking the time while waiting for a red light to change (via The National Post). A judge in the Ontario Court of Justice ordered University of Guelph student Victoria Ambrose to pay a $400 fine, after determining that she had spent too much time staring at her...

Distracted Driving Laws Yet to Catch Up With Apple Watch

Tuesday May 12, 2015 12:21 pm PDT by
While several states and countries have laws in place that make operating a handheld device such as a smartphone or portable media player illegal, the release of the Apple Watch has created a gray area in terms of distracted driving legislation. Given that the Apple Watch is technically not a handheld device, the laws in many jurisdictions are left open to interpretation at this point....