Elizabeth Gallo Court Reporting’s Legal Fact of the Week is here to help you get through the work week by sharing a random fact about American History, law, and more! Today we focus on boating laws!

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EGCR’s Legal Fact of the Week: Arizona Boating Laws

In the state of Arizona, no one under the age of 12 may operate any kind of boat that features a motor of 8 horsepower or greater. However, they are specific conditions that allow children under 12 to operate a boat. The following conditions must apply in order to be legal: 1) An emergency has taken place and no adult is available to operate the boat and 2) The child’s legal guardian or parent who is license is on the boat.