Montana law states that it is unlawful to operate a vessel in a reckless, negligent, or dangerous manner. Specifically, these operating practices are illegal.
Improper Speed is not maintaining a proper speed while operating a vessel.
- Vessel operators must observe all “no wake speed” signs or buoys located on the water.
- Vessel operators are responsible for any damage caused by their wake.
- Vessel operators must travel at a speed that permits bringing the boat to a stop within the assured clear distance ahead.