Louisiana law designates the following dangerous operating practices as illegal.
Reckless Operation is operating any vessel in a criminally negligent or reckless manner. Examples of illegal, reckless operation are:
- Boating in a restricted area such as a marked swimming area
- Weaving through congested waterway traffic
- Swerving at the last possible moment in order to avoid collision
- Chasing, harassing, or disturbing wildlife with your vessel