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Will the U.S. Government Regulate Navigation Apps?

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Tuesday, July 1st 2014


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.

Show Notes

Garmin Launches víago, A Feature-Packed Navigation App Starting at $1.99 » Garmin News Releases
U.S. DOT Releases Guidelines to Minimize In-Vehicle Distractions | National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
Agency Aims to Regulate Map Aids in Vehicles - NYTimes.com
The U.S. government wants to regulate Google Maps & all other car navigation apps | VentureBeat | Business | by Eric Blattberg
The GROW AMERICA Act | Department of Transportation


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