The Google Product That’s So Hot It Has to Be Banned

What's that? You've ponied up $1,500 for a pair of Glass, Google's (NASDAQ: GOOGL  ) interactive spectacles? Great. Just remember to take them off before you hit the road in West Virginia.

A proposed law -- House Bill 3057 of the state legislature -- proposes a ban on using "a wearable computer with a head-mounted display" while driving. Apparently, an article from CNET writer Chris Matyszczyk was the catalyst and Google has since responded in a statement that says the company believes there is "tremendous potential to improve safety on our roads."

Does Glass factor into Google's math about improving safety? Should it? In the following video, Tim Beyers of Motley Fool Rule Breakers and Motley Fool Supernova says that while Glass has Rule-Breaking potential, Google would do well to make sure users don't have to break rules to use it.

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