Senator Madden News Conference on Boat Safety

NATIONAL PARK – With the Memorial Day Weekend swiftly approaching, Senator Fred H. Madden today urged New Jersey boaters planning family fun now and throughout the summer to “Stop and think before you drink.”

Senator Madden on the problem of drinking and operating a boat. OC – “…boating accidents cause.” Senator Madden on the problem of drinking and operating a boat. OC – “…boating accidents cause.” (0:47)

Senator Madden on the recent passage of the 0.08% threshold for DWI’s, and the move to push for similar standards for boating while intoxicated. OC – “… is too serious to ignore.” Senator Madden on the recent passage of the 0.08% threshold for DWI’s, and the move to push for similar standards for boating while intoxicated. OC – “… is too serious to ignore.” (1:08)

Senator Madden on fast-tracking reduced BAC standards for boating while intoxicated, to get it signed into law before July. OC – “…recess at the end of June.” Senator Madden on fast-tracking reduced BAC standards for boating while intoxicated, to get it signed into law before July. OC – “…recess at the end of June.” (0:49)

Senator Madden on some of the reasons why people who would never drink and drive might drink and operate a boat. OC – “…signed and goes through.” Senator Madden on some of the reasons why people who would never drink and drive might drink and operate a boat. OC – “…signed and goes through.” (1:52)

Senator Madden on expanding law enforcement options for marine crimes. OC – “…citizenry, and our children.” Senator Madden on expanding law enforcement options for marine crimes. OC – “…citizenry, and our children.” (0:52)