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Save a hundred and seventy one bucks....
« on: June 28, 2016, 06:35:14 AM »
Article in today’s Idaho Statesman......
Idaho Reminds Paddleboard Operators To Have Safety Gear......
kinda misses the point....focus on compliance rather than safety or survival....
not even a mention of recent incidents or leash use....
but it might save you a hundred and seventy one bucks!  :o


BOISE, IDAHO

The Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation is reminding paddleboard users that the increasingly popular crafts are considered vessels when operated outside of marked swimming areas and are required to have safety equipment.
The state agency says a U.S. Coast Guard approved life jacket must be on board as well as a sound-producing device such as a whistle.
Paddleboard operators without proper safety equipment are subject to a $99 fine.
Idaho also requires paddleboard users to purchase an invasive species sticker for $7. Failure to display the sticker can result in a $72 fine.

Read more here: http://www.idahostatesman.com/news/state/idaho/article85518812.html#storylink=cpy