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new law i didnt know #14012550 05/27/21 07:27 PM
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Applies to boats less than 26 feet operating on plane or above displacement speed

SPRINGFIELD, Va., March 15, 2021 – There are new engine cutoff device wear requirements for recreational boat operators as part of the January 1, 2021, passage of National Defense Authorization Act that included a U.S. Coast Guard Reauthorization. These devices, commonly referred to as engine cutoff switches (ECOS), are designed to prevent a boat-strike injury if an operator is accidentally ejected overboard while underway. first fine is $100.00 http://grapevine.uslakes.info/Artic...off-Switch-Law-Goes-Into-Effect-April-1/

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Re: new law i didnt know [Re: hawghoover] #14012565 05/27/21 07:38 PM
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Thank that started here in Texas last year actually

Re: new law i didnt know [Re: nellie] #14012623 05/27/21 08:43 PM
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Originally Posted by nellie
Thank that started here in Texas last year actually

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Re: new law i didnt know [Re: hawghoover] #14012686 05/27/21 10:14 PM
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Re: new law i didnt know [Re: hawghoover] #14012855 05/28/21 12:58 AM
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Honestly, I thought it was that way several years ago. Regardless, I’ve been doing it for several years. I saw a guy thrown out of his boat once on Fork, it wasn’t fun.

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Re: new law i didnt know [Re: hawghoover] #14013274 05/28/21 01:12 PM
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Kali's law

Re: new law i didnt know [Re: hawghoover] #14013398 05/28/21 02:27 PM
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If you don’t care to be leashed with a kill switch lanyard then check out the wireless system by Fell Marine. Works great and is approved by TP&W.

Re: new law i didnt know [Re: hawghoover] #14015357 05/30/21 02:03 PM
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https://youtu.be/YobMW95xV8Q


After seeing a couple videos like this a few years ago, I always use my kill switch.


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