More than 300 agencies involved in Operation Dry Water

Published online: Jul 01, 2011 News Boating Industry
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LEXINGTON, Ky. - During the weekend of June 24-26, 313 agencies from around the country registered and participated in Operation Dry Water, a national weekend of Boating Under the Influence (BUI) education and enforcement aimed at reducing alcohol and drug-related accidents and fatalities. 

According to a release from the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators, as of June 29, 41 percent of the participating agencies have reported their results. So far they have reported: 238 BUIs, 24,198 vessels checked, 4,007 safety warnings, 3,012 citations issued, 43,631 boaters contacted, 23,027 officer hours, and 2251 officers participating. 

If your agency participated but has not reported any results, you can do so on the NASBLA site. 

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