2006 Louisiana Laws - RS 34:851.4 — Careless operation

§851.4.  Careless operation

Any person who shall operate any watercraft in a careless or heedless manner so as to be grossly indifferent to the person or property of other persons or at a rate of speed greater than will permit him in the exercise of reasonable care to bring the watercraft to a stop within the assured clear distance ahead shall be guilty of the crime of careless operation, punishable by a fine of not more than three hundred dollars, or by imprisonment of not more than thirty days, or by both.

Acts 1960, No. 43, §4.  Amended by Acts 1977, No. 27, §1; Acts 1978, No. 744, §1; Acts 1982, No. 444, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 1983; Acts 1983, No. 382, §1, eff. July 1, 1984; Acts 1984, No. 288, §1.

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