June 20, 2017

Did you know:

1) A boat operator is likely to become impaired more quickly than a driver of a motor vehicle, drink for drink?

2) The use of alcohol is involved in about one third of all recreational boating fatalities?

It is illegal to operate a boat while under the influence of alcohol or drugs in every state. The Coast Guard also enforces a federal law that prohibits boating while under the influence (BUI). This law pertains to all boats - from canoes and rowboats to the largest ships. Violation of these rules can lead to fines, jail time, alcohol education programs, and suspension of your boating license.

In South Carolina, if a person is under the infl...

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