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“Wear It Florida!” – Life jackets save lives

News Release

Monday, April 11, 2016

Media contact: Rob Klepper, 850-617-9666, Robert.Klepper@MyFWC.com

As boating season in Florida gets underway, boaters can choose to have fun and be safe on Florida’s waters. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and you can help. As a boater, the FWC encourages you to download and link to the video “Life Jackets” for use on your social media channels and websites.

As the boating capital of the world, Florida leads the nation with nearly 1 million registered vessels across the state and is known as the prime boating spot for residents and visitors. The FWC wants everyone to enjoy boating opportunities safely and conducts boating safety education campaigns to support this goal by encouraging life jacket wear, 360-degree operator awareness and sober boating. FWC officers assist and educate vessel operators year-round.

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