August 12, 2010

Coast Guard policy on cell phone use

Following several incidents where Coast Guard boats where involved in maritime accidents because the crew was texting, The Coast Guard issued a policy on July 16 that prohibits use of the devices by the boat operator - the person at the wheel and throttles - at all times while under way.

[via The Washington Post]

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