Michigan

Boat Registration Requirements in Michigan

Boat Registration All motorized boats in the state of Virginia are required to be registered. Upon registration, the boat owner will be issued a Certificate of Number and validation decals. Certificat...

Boat Accident Reporting Requirements in Michigan

What to do if you’re Involved in a Boat Accident The operator of a boat involved in a boating accident is required to: Stop their boat at the scene. Render assistance to any person who has been ...

Boating and Alcohol Laws in Michigan

Boating and Alcohol: The Laws It is illegal to operate a boat while under the influence of alcohol or controlled substances, or to knowingly allow any person to operate a boat who is under the influen...

Reckless Boat Operation Laws in Michigan

Michigan’s Laws for Negligent or Reckless Boat Operation Michigan law states that a person will be found guilty of reckless boat operation if they carelessly, or heedlessly operate a boat, manipulat...

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...

Boat Registration in Requirements Michigan

Boat Registration Requirements All boats in Michigan are required to be registered with the Department of State and must also display a registration decal. Once registered, boat owners will be provide...