Feds may crack down on navigation apps

Officials think navigation apps on the phone are

Officials think navigation apps on the phone are distracting drivers. (June 19, 2014 9:03 AM)

The government could soon regulate your favorite navigation apps on your smartphone.

The Obama administration hopes to pass a transportation bill later this year that will let the National Highway Administration control navigation apps. The bill would give the agency the authority to set restrictions on the apps, the same way it currently regulates mechanical features of cars.

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