Enjoy The Water Nebraska But Do It Safely

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

As Nebraskans head to the state's waterways for fishing and water sports, they're being cautioned to be safe and responsible boaters.

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission offers these boating
tips:

- Avoid alcohol while operating a motorized boat.
- Wear a life jacket.
- Have required safety equipment, such as fire extinguishers and
bailing devices, on board.
- Be cautious of your surroundings and look out for other boats, swimmers and hazards in the water.
- Take a boating safety course.

For more information, visit the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission website: http://www.ngpc.state.ne.us


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