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Verizon's Hum Connected Car Gadget Is Now a Teen Driver's Worst Nightmare

You can still make out in the back seat.


Hum, the aftermarket connected car add-on from Verizon, is about to get a little less friendly to the younger drivers in the household. An update rolling out later this month will enable geofencing and speed alert features, which are exactly what they sound like: A car’s owner will be able to get notified on their phone when the vehicle leaves a pre-determined area or drives faster than a set speed.

Basically, you can’t street race or head to the mall when you say you’re going to do homework, because Mom and Dad will know.

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