New Boating Law in Louisiana

Personal Flotation Device Requirements

Every person 16 years or younger on board a motorboat or vessel less than 26 feet in length  is required to wear a U. S. Coast Guard approved personal flotation device (PFD) while that motorboat or vessel is underway. The regulation became effective August 15, 2009. This law previously stated that children 12 and under were required to wear a PFD.



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2 responses to “New Boating Law in Louisiana

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