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Boat Safe. Boat Sober.

Operation Dry Water will include increased patrols, breathalyzer tests and boater education.

Click the above image to see a video on Operation Dry Water. What is one of the leading contributing factors in fatal boating accidents? Alcohol. Just like being behind the wheel of a vehicle while intoxicated, the consequences of boating under the influence are deadly. Alcohol can impair vision, coordination, balance and judgment. All of

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Operation Dry Water – Boat Safe. Boat Sober

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Crewmembers from Station Portsmouth, Va., conduct a simulated field-sobriety test during a boating under the influence enforcement demonstration Tuesday, June 23, 2009. (U.S. Coast Guard photo / Petty Officer 3rd Class Mark Jones) For the second year in a row, Operation Dry Water hits America’s waterways this weekend, June 25-27. Operation Dry Water is

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ItCG- Two teen deaths, Coast Guard rescues a diver, and boater arrest for BUI

ItCG (In the Coast Guard) posts are a daily feature in the Coast Guard Compass to cover media reports and blog pieces of interest. Two teens drowned Saturday while on a boating trip to celebrate a friend’s graduation in the Hammerman area of Gunpowder Falls State Park in Baltimore County. There is a federal investigation

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