Nation’s first law requiring carbon monoxide detectors on boats takes effect

Yesterday a new state law took effect in Minnesota requiring carbon monoxide detectors on certain boats. The law, known as “Sophia’s Law,” now requires marine-certified carbon monoxide detectors on all covered motorboats with an enclosed area for sleeping and a galley with a sink and toilet compartments. The detectors can be either hardwired or battery …
Boating Industry

Nation’s boating under the influence enforcement initiative takes place this weekend

LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 24, 2014) – This weekend thousands of law enforcement officers from every U.S. state and territory will be participating in Operation Dry Water, conducting heightened boating under the influence (BUI) enforcement patrols and reaching out to recreational boaters to raise awareness about the dangers of BUI. Operation Dry Water is the nation’s […]
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