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Operation nets more BUI citations in 2010

Marine law enforcement across the country was successful in Operation Dry Water 2010, the second nationwide crackdown on persons boating under the influence of alcohol or drugs, the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators reports.

This year's effort, held June 25-27, saw a jump in the number of agencies that took part, as well as the number of boaters and vessels contacted.

This year, participation was seen in all 50 states, as well as six U.S. territories. More than 40,000 vessels were contacted this year, compared to about 17,400 last year.

Officers gave out 322 BUI citations this year, compared to 283 in 2009.

The next Operation Dry Water is scheduled for June 24-26, 2011.

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