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58 Pa. Code § 103.10. Head-on situations.

§ 103.10. Head-on situations.

 (a)  When two power-driven boats are meeting on reciprocal or nearly reciprocal courses in a manner that involves risk of collision, each shall alter its course to starboard—right—so that each shall pass on the port—left—side of the other.

 (b)  A head-on situation shall be deemed to exist when a boat sees the other ahead or nearly ahead and by night it could see the masthead lights of the other in a line or nearly in a line or both sidelights and by day it observes the corresponding aspect of the other boat.

 (c)  When a boat is in doubt as to whether such a situation exists, it shall assume that it does exist and act accordingly.


   The provisions of this §  103.10 amended November 7, 1980, effective November 8, 1980, 10 Pa.B. 4296; amended June 3, 1994, effective June 4, 1994, 24 Pa.B. 2795. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (180363).

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