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May 19, 2011

DNR courtesy boat inspections set during Memorial Day weekend

Beginning Memorial Day weekend and throughout the summer, law enforcement officers with the S.C. Department of Natural Resources will be patrolling the state's waterways and conducting courtesy boat inspections. S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) officers will be focused on reducing boating accidents, injuries and fatalities.

DNR boating safety and enforcement officers will perform a quick, but thorough, inspection for items such as required safety equipment and proper boat and motor registration. Those who are not in compliance with safety regulations or registration requirements will not be ticketed during the complimentary inspections. Instead, they will be given an opportunity to correct the problem before they launch their boat.

Courtesy boat inspections are scheduled for the following locations over the Memorial Day weekend:


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