Life Jacket Sale Inspired by New King County Law

prevent drowning accidentsA law passed in Washington State, requiring all boaters on King County Rivers to wear life jackets.

This law includes the south, middle and north forks as well as the main stem of the Snoqualmie River; the south fork of the Skykomish River; the Tolt River; the Raging River; the Sammamish River; the Cedar River; the White River; and the Green River.

Due to this new change, Seattle Parks and Recreation will be selling low-cost life jackets. This first date was on July 16, but the upcoming two will be on August 20 and September 17 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The sale will take place at Evans Pool, 7201 E. Green Lake Dr. N. in Seattle.

Life jackets in infant to youth large sizes are $20, and for teens to adults size XXL, they are $30 each. The life vests are high quality, come in various colors and are comfortable.

The new King County law applies to people tubing, using a surfboard, rafting, canoeing or kayaking.

Swimmers that are wading more than 5 feet from shore are also required to wear a life vest.

If you have further questions on the life vest sale, call (206) 684-7440.


As a personal injury law firm, Davis Law Group is very pleased to see a life jacket sale. Drowning accidents are the second leading cause of unintentional injury death among children between the age of 1-14. Wear a life vest – don’t be a part of the statistics!
 
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