Tag: BUI

Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: BM2 Kyle Love

“His efforts to build each case improved safety on the water to support successful prosecution,” said Petty Officer 1st Class Phillip Null, the operations petty officer at Coast Guard Station Marblehead.

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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A Sobering Reminder: Operation Dry Water

VALLEJO, Calif. - Petty Officer 1st Class Thomas Jack, a marine enforcement specialist at Training Team West, breathalyses a volunteer as part of boating under the influence training for the boarding officers at Coast Guard Station Vallejo, Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2011. Boarding officers received three hours of refresher classroom B.U.I. training and then opportunity to apply their training on volunteers. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Pamela J. Manns.

Petty Officer 1st Class David Ramsey, a boatswain's mate at Station Cape Disappointment, Wash., encourages recreational fishermen to stay safe on the Columbia River near Hammond, Ore., during Operation Dry Water 2010. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nate Littlejohn. Whether you’re behind the wheel of a vehicle or behind the wheel

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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-219 years young, BUI crackdown, search for cruise ship passenger, British lord rescued, shark victim recovering

First, Happy Birthday Guardians! Today is the U.S. Coast Guard’s 219th birthday. Authorities cracked down on Boating under the Influence (BUI) during last weekend’s Seafair on Seattle’s waterfront. Officials contacted between 500 and 600 boats and issued 110 citations for BUI, up about 23% from last year. Law enforcement officers set up a temporary detention

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