boating safety

7:24 am
Mon June 3, 2013

Lawmakers seek to lower blood-alcohol limit for boaters

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Change would bring limit for boaters in line with limit for people driving automobiles
Detroit - Summer recreation season is under way, and state lawmakers want to close a loophole that's allowed Michigan to remain one of three states with higher drunken-driving limits for boats than cars. House lawmakers want to lower the limits for boats, all-terrain vehicles and snowmobiles to 0.08 from 0.10 to match the ones for autos.
9:59 pm
Sun May 19, 2013

State tightens rules for boating safety

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U.S. Coast Guard report finds crashes and fatalities have dropped dramatically over the last five years
Harrison Township - Greg Murray was busy Friday at Belle Maer Harbor, getting his 1990 Sea Ray Amberjack ready for a season on the water. "You go through a checklist, make sure you have an inspection, your safety equipment is working, you know, making sure it floats," said Murray, a longtime boater from New Baltimore.