Follow all instructional materials and local and federal laws. Always wear recommended protective apparel. Operate within your capabilities, allowing extra time and distance for maneuvering. Always operate in a responsible manner, respecting the environment and others around you.
Don’t drink alcohol or use drugs and then operate your boat. Boat smart from the start. Take a boating safety course and get a free vessel safety check annually for your boat.
For more information, contact the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary at 800-368-5647 or cgaux.org, or the United States Power Squadrons at 888-FOR-USPS or usps.org also for more information check out Arkansas Game and Fish Commission http://www.agfc.com/Pages/default.aspx
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