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TORONTO – Google Glass has stirred up its fair share of privacy concerns, but a new conversation surrounding the wearable technology has recently come up – is it safe to drive while wearing Glass?

On Wednesday, a California-based Google Glass explorer – a nickname given to those who shelled out $1500 for the developer version of the device – received what is believed to be the first ticket for driving with Google Glass.

Cecilia Abadie posted an image of the ticket on her Google+ profile early Wednesday morning explaining that she had been pulled over by an officer for wearing the Internet-connected Glasses.

“Is Google Glass illegal while driving or is this cop wrong? Any legal advice is appreciated,” wrote Abadie.

An image of the ticket posted to her Google+ profile shows that the officer described the offense as, “Driving with monitor visible to driver (Google Glass).”

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