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District of Columbia law designates the following dangerous operating practices as illegal.

Reckless or Negligent Operation of a vessel is operating in a manner that causes danger to the life, limb, or property of any person.

Overloading is defined as loading the vessel beyond the recommended capacity shown on the capacity plate installed by the vessel manufacturer.