The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers (AAM) has developed 23 voluntary guidelines for telematics devices and their use in vehicles, but safety advocates say the rules do not go far enough. Telematics devices, including global positioning systems (GPS), in-vehicle Internet services and entertainment devices and cell phones, have been the subject of much debate regarding their safe use while driving. Federal auto safety regulators say driver distraction, which includes using telematics as ...

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