Coast Guard to increase BUI enforcement

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by 13News

WVEC.com

Posted on June 28, 2013 at 7:00 AM

Updated Friday, Jun 28 at 8:52 AM

HAMPTON ROADS-- Boaters will see more Coast Guard crews on the water this weekend as they take part in Operation Dry Water. 

The objective of Operation Dry Water is to increase BUI enforcement and testing of boat operators for alcohol or drug use.

Alcohol is a leading cause in recreational boating related accidents, according to the Coast Guard's 2012 recreational boating statistics.

The extra patrols will last through Sunday.



 

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