Kan. Admin. Regs. § 115-30-8 - Boating; accident reports

Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 39, September 30, 2021

(a) Each accident resulting either in property damage in excess of $2000 or in the total loss of any vessel shall be reported to the department by the operator of the vessel. This requirement shall include all collision-type accidents involving other vessels, floating objects, and fixed objects.
(b) Each accident report required under K.S.A. 32-1177 and amendments thereto and each accident specified in subsection (a) shall be filed with the department or a commissioned law enforcement officer by the operator of the vessel immediately after the time of the accident.
(c) An accident report shall be required in accordance with subsection (b) when a person disappears from a vessel under circumstances that indicate death, injury or other cause for disappearance.
(d) An accident report shall be required in accordance with subsection (b) when a person dies, or when a person is injured and requires medical treatment beyond first aid.
(e) Each accident report shall be submitted on forms provided by the department and shall contain the following information:
(1) The names, addresses, and telephone numbers of the vessel operator and any passengers in the operator's vessel;
(2) the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of the vessel operators and any passengers in any other vessels involved;
(3) the registration number and a description of the operator's vessel;
(4) the registration number and a description of any other vessels involved in the accident;
(5) a complete description of the accident, including any injuries or deaths; and
(6) other relevant information as required by the secretary.
(f) Any individual with knowledge of the accident, including a responding or investigating law enforcement officer, may file the required accident report if the operator is unable to file the report due to injury or death.
(g) This regulation shall be effective on and after January 1, 2008.

Notes

Kan. Admin. Regs. § 115-30-8
Authorized by and implementing K.S.A. 32-1103 and K.S.A. 32-1177; effective Oct. 22, 1990; amended Dec. 27, 1993; amended Nov. 22, 2002; amended Jan. 1, 2008.

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