The industry has drafted principles that cover things such as how devices should be installed and operated so they don't interfere with driving.
The guidelines recommend telematics devices should not:
In addition, the alliance wants all information that could distract drivers - such as scrolling images and text - to be disabled when the vehicle is in motion.
And it wants the information presented in such a way that the driver cannot see it unless the vehicle is not in motion.
Lastly, the industry wants to ensure that drivers are provided with adequate information about the devices in their vehicles. It wants instructions to be simple and straightforward, and specify if special skills are required to use the system.