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  306.125.  Operation of watercraft, how — restricted areas, certain vessels, speed allowed — exceptions — penalty. — 1.  Every person shall operate a motorboat, vessel or watercraft in a careful and prudent manner and at a rate of speed so as not to endanger the property of another or the life or limb of any person and shall exercise the highest degree of care.

  2.  No person shall operate a motorboat, vessel or watercraft at any time from a half-hour after sunset until an hour before sunrise the following day at a speed exceeding thirty miles per hour.

  3.  Vessels shall not be operated within one hundred feet of any dock, pier, occupied anchored boat or buoyed restricted area on any lake at a speed in excess of slow-no wake speed.

  4.  Subsection 1 of this section shall not apply to a motorboat or other boat race authorized under section 306.130.


(L. 1989 S.B. 135, A.L. 1995 H.B. 217, A.L. 1997 H.B. 379, A.L. 2008 H.B. 1715)


Penalty provisions for violations of this section, 306.210

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