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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation and Natural Resources
Agency 15. Department of Game and Inland Fisheries
Chapter 390. Watercraft: Safe and Reasonable Operation of Vessels
1/23/2020

4VAC15-390-30. Motorboats Crossing.

When two motorboats are crossing, so as to involve risk of collision, the operator of the motorboat which has the other on the right side shall keep out of the way of the other, and shall if the circumstances of the situation admit, avoid crossing ahead of the other vessel. When the operator of any motorboat is in any doubt as to whether a crossing situation exists, the assumption shall be made that it does exist and the operator shall act accordingly.

Statutory Authority

§§ 29.1-501, 29.1-502, 29.1-701, and 29.1-735 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR325-04-3 § 3, eff. July 1, 1973; amended, Volume 19, Issue 05, eff. January 1, 2003.

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