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Children and life jackets

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Often, during the warm summer months, our office receives many calls regarding child life jacket laws and regulations. Although the safety recommendation is that everyone should wear a life jacket, there are certain restrictions on usage by age.

A legal measure that went into effect in 2005 requires that children under age 10 wear a life jacket while boating in Minnesota when aboard a watercraft when the craft is under way (not tied up at a dock or permanent mooring).

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