Will the U.S. Government Regulate Navigation Apps?

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Among the details of the proposed 2015 U.S. transportation bill is the potential for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to oversea and perhaps regulate navgiation applications on mobile devices.  Is that a good idea? Who might benefit? And how might this impact the geospatial industry? 

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Image: Screenshot of Garmin Launches víago the company's new navigation app. Courtesy Garmin.

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