The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds boat operators to make sure they turn off their engines when people are in the water near the back of the boat.
The DNR has a new sticker available that warns boaters to shut off their engines when picking up or dropping off skiers or tubers.
A "Stop that prop" sticker can be obtained for free by calling the DNR Information Center at 651-296-6157 or toll free at 1-888-MINNDNR(646-6367). Computer users may e-mail the DNR at email@example.com.
The DNR also offers a boat and water safety program. It provides the public with safety information and education programs, and coordinates the efforts of other safety agencies and groups throughout the state.
For more information about the boat and water safety program, click here.
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