Tag: National Association of State Boating Law Administrators

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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12 New Year’s resolutions for 2012

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A digital selective calling VHF-FM marine-band radio allows for a digital transfer between radios versus voice transmission which allows mariners to instantly send an automatically formatted distress alert to the Coast Guard. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Brandyn Hill. With contributions from Michael Baron, USCG recreational boating safety specialist. 2012 is

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Saving lives through safe boating

A Coast Guard Auxiliary member inspects a recreational boaters flares during a free vessel safety inspection. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Crystalynn A. Kneen. As a maritime nation, America has long turned to its waterways as a means of transportation and economic pursuits. Yet, America’s seas, lakes, rivers and streams are

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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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