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Know the Law – Personal Watercraft (PWC) Law

Posted at 9:11 AM, Jul 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-25 09:11:38-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Recent weather has been excellent for taking out boats, jet skis, and other personal watercraft to enjoy the many lakes Michigan has to offer.

However, injuries sustained from personal watercraft accidents, such as jet skis, can be severe from decreased protection surrounding the operator, quirky handling and maneuvering, and less visibility to other personal watercraft and boats.

Attorney Tom Sinas explains the rules of who can operate a personal watercraft, proper handling, and liability in this segment.