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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation And Natural Resources
Agency 15. Department of Wildlife Resources
Chapter 380. Watercraft: Motorboat Numbering

4VAC15-380-40. Display of numbers.

The numbers assigned for a motorboat shall be painted on or attached to each side of the forward half of the vessel to which issued in such a position as to provide clear legibility for identification; provided, that on vessels so configured that a number on the hull or superstructure would not be easily visible or the numbers would not remain securely attached, the number must be painted on or attached to a backing plate that is attached to the forward half of the vessel so that the number is visible from each side of the vessel. The numbers shall read from left to right and shall be in block characters of good proportion not less than three inches in height. The numbers shall be a color which will contrast with the color of the background and so maintained as to be clearly visible and legible; i.e., dark numbers on a light background or light numbers on a dark background.

Statutory Authority

§§ 29.1-501, 29.1-502, 29.1-701, and 29.1-735 of the Code of Virginia and Item 392 of the 2002 Appropriation Act.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR325-04-2 § 4, eff. October 1, 1985; amended, Virginia Register Volume 10, Issue 26, eff. January 1, 1995; Volume 19, Issue 5, eff. January 1, 2003.

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