BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is reminding the public of boating safety practices as Labor Day weekend approaches.
In a PSA, LDWF Secretary Jack Montoucet urges anyone out in the water to wear lifejackets, specifically children, and to avoid drinking while operating a watercraft.
Watch the full PSA below:
This announcement comes after a Louisiana man was arrested after allegedly operating a boat when he hit three children on the False River earlier this month and recent rescues at Tiki Tubing in Livingston Parish.