U.S. Coast Guard Amends Inland Rules of the Road
Professional Mariner, Oct.-Nov. 2014, at 20-23.
61 Pages Posted: 10 Jul 2014 Last revised: 31 Jan 2015
Date Written: July 9, 2014
The U.S. Coast Guard amended the Inland Navigation Rules effective August 1, 2014. This article provides a summary of those amendments and includes a copy of the final rules. Importantly, the Coast Guard has determined that these Inland Rules promulgated by the Coast Guard preempt state and local governments from enacting rules in the field of inland marine navigation and collision avoidance.
Keywords: Rules of the Road, marine, collision, Inland Navigation Rules, Coast Guard
JEL Classification: K23, L92, H77
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