DOCK SIGNAGE


Arkansas Code Title 27. Transportation § 27-101-804. Signage

(a) Each boat dock and marina in the state that is not located on a federal impoundment owned or managed by the United States Army Corps of Engineers shall have signage that warns of electric shock hazards in the waters surrounding the boat dock or marina and the risk of swimming in the area as provided under this section.

(b) The signage under this section shall be placed to give adequate notice to persons using the boat dock or marina or swimming near the boat dock or marina of the electric shock hazard risks of the waters around the boat dock or marina.

(c) The signage shall state:

(1) “ELECTRIC SHOCK HAZARD RISK:  SWIM AT YOUR OWN RISK” on one (1) sign;  or

(2) “WARNING:   ELECTRIC SHOCK HAZARD” on one (1) sign and have another sign attached that states “SWIM AT YOUR OWN RISK”.

The HSV Anglers Club is selling signs for $9 that satisfy this law.  They are available for purchase at some BYC events; otherwise, call Craig Schiller at 501-204-9226 to purchase.



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