STATE GOVERNMENT AND STATE AFFAIRS
IDAHO SAFE BOATING ACT
67-7077. Operation of vessels. It shall be unlawful for any person to operate any vessel on the water of this state:
(a) In a negligent manner as prescribed in section 67-7017, Idaho Code, while within one hundred (100) feet of another vessel; or
(b) At a speed greater than no wake or five (5) miles per hour while within one hundred (100) feet of a dock, swimmer or other person in the water, except when safely pulling a water skier from a dock, or when safely dropping off a water skier at or near a dock, or when the swimmer or other person in the water is the vessel’s water skier. Except when dropping off a skier at or near a dock all efforts shall be made to reasonably minimize the time and distance the vessel shall travel inside the one hundred (100) foot zone while operating at speeds greater than no wake or five (5) miles per hour.
[67-7077, added 1996, ch. 335, sec. 4, p. 1135; am. 1997, ch. 216, sec. 3, p. 638; am. 1998, ch. 232, sec. 1, p. 790; am. 2003, ch. 232, sec. 1, p. 592.]