Combinations of VDSs That Meet Requirements
Kansas does not require VDSs when operating on state waters; however, they are recommended safety equipment.
If pyrotechnic VDSs are used, they must be dated. Expired VDSs may be carried on board, but a minimum of three unexpired VDSs must be carried in the vessel.
The following combinations of signals are examples of VDSs that could be carried on board to satisfy U.S. Coast Guard requirements: