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May 26, 2021West Des Moines, Iowa |  By: Josh Simpson

Iowa DNR offers tips for National Safe Boating Week

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa - The Iowa Department of Natural Resources wants to remind people that this week is National Safe Boating Week.

Boating Law Administrator and Education Coordinator Susan Stocker told KXCV/KRNW that one thing people need before hitting the waters in their boat, is an engine cutoff switch on their person in case things go sour.

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Wearing an engine cutoff lanyard has been a law for boaters in federal waters since April 1 of this year.