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Boat Kill Switch Wear Rate Estimated from U.S. Coast Guard BARD Data

In June 2011, the U.S. Coast Guard published an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR) titled Installation and Use of Engine Cut-Off Switches on Recreational Vessels USCG-2009-0206. Among other things, the ANPR requested public comments concerning a potential future proposed rule requiring operators of certain boats to wear kill switches (like lanyard kill switches that […]