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Title 23 : Motor Vehicles

Chapter 029 : SNOWMOBILES, MOTORBOATS, AND WATER SPORTS

Subchapter 002 : Motorboats

(Cite as: 23 V.S.A. § 3312a)
  • § 3312a. Operation of personal watercraft

    (a) A person under the age of 16 shall not operate a personal watercraft.

    (b) All persons operating or riding on a personal watercraft shall wear a Type I, II, or III U.S. Coast Guard approved personal flotation device.

    (c) Personal watercraft shall not be operated at any time between sunset and sunrise.

    (d) Every person operating a personal watercraft equipped by the manufacturer with a lanyard type engine cut-off switch shall attach the lanyard to his or her wrist, clothing, or personal flotation device as appropriate for the specific craft. (Added 1989, No. 65, § 9; amended 2009, No. 30, § 1.)