Life jackets

Life Jacket Laws in Michigan

Life Jacket Laws The Coast Guard requires that all boats less than 16 ft. in length (including canoes and kayaks) carry one approved Type I, II, III or IV personal flotation device (PFD) for each per...

Life Jacket Laws in Kentucky

Kentucky’s Life Jacket Laws All boats must carry a Coast Guard-approved, Type I, II, or III life jacket for each passenger on board. Boats that are 16 feet in length and greater, excluding canoes an...

Life Jacket Laws in North Carolina

North Carolina’s Life Jacket Laws Life jacket laws vary from state to state. In North Carolina, you are required to carry one Type I, II or III life jacket, of the appropriate size, for each person ...

Life Jacket Laws in Texas

Life Jacket Laws All boats, including human-powered craft, must be equipped with one Type I, II, III or V wearable life jacket for each person on board. A Type V life jacket is only acceptable if it i...

Alabama’s Life Jacket Laws

Alabama’s Life Jacket Laws Every boat operated on Alabama’s waterways is required to carry one Type I, II, III or V,  Coast Guard-approved life jacket or PFD for each person on board or being tow...