The Official Texas Boat Safety Handbook
Stay up to date with TX laws governing boating and safe boat operation with the boating handbook of the Texas Parks and Wildlife.
The Handbook of Texas Boating Laws and Responsibilities
The Handbook of Texas Boating Laws and Responsibilities is the official boating handbook developed for the Texas Parks and Wildlife. The handbook introduces you to Texas laws governing boating and provides general information about safe vessel operation.
Use this handbook to familiarize yourself with steps to make all your boating outings safe and enjoyable. Remember, safety on Texas waterways is the responsibility of all boaters.
- Vessel Basics
- Navigation Rules
- Nighttime Navigation
- Personal Watercraft (PWCs)
- Boating Laws and Regulations
- Required Equipment
- And much more…
Texas Parks and Wildlife
4200 Smith School Road
Austin, TX 78744