Apple Vision Pro headsets elicit warning about about unsafe usage

Share post:

In a response to a growing trend on social media, US federal transportation officials have issued warnings about the dangers of wearing virtual reality headsets, specifically Apple’s Vision Pro, while driving.

Videos have surfaced showing drivers wearing these headsets in Teslas on Autopilot, leading to concerns over road safety. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have both emphasized that driving with VR headsets is reckless, underscoring that all driver assistance systems require active human control.

The incidents, often portrayed in videos as humorous stunts, highlight the misuse of technology and the potential risks of distracted driving. Despite the popularity of these videos, authorities are taking a firm stance to prevent accidents, reminding the public that there are no fully autonomous vehicles currently available and stressing the importance of maintaining focus while driving.

Sources include: The New York Times.


Featured Tech Jobs


Related articles

X/Twitter censors India farmer protests at government request

Social media platform X (formerly Twitter) admitted to removing accounts and posts related to India's farmers' protests, citing...

Seattle software engineer ignites viral debate on employee loyalty with LinkedIn post

A Seattle-based software engineer, Alex Nguyen, recently ignited a significant debate on LinkedIn with a post that celebrated...

AT&T has nationwide service outage

AT&T's nationwide service outage, which disrupted the ability for many customers across the United States to place calls,...

Intel splits into two hoping to become world’s second-largest chip manufacturer

Intel's CEO Pat Gelsinger announced a major reorganization, splitting the company into two independent entities under the Intel...

Become a member

New, Relevant Tech Stories. Our article selection is done by industry professionals. Our writers summarize them to give you the key takeaways