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Officer testing for sobriety
By operating a vessel on Louisiana waters, you have consented to be tested for alcohol or drugs if arrested by a law enforcement officer.

Penalties for operating a vessel of any kind while intoxicated or under the influence of drugs include a fine of up to $1,000, imprisonment up to six months, or both without suspension of sentence.

Any arrest for DUI while boating will affect your automobile driving privileges.

Persons operating a vehicle or vessel who commit a DUI offense and have their automobile driver’s license suspended or revoked also will have their boating privileges suspended or revoked.