This petition was submitted during the 2017–2019 Conservative government
Petition Change the laws and regulations on our waterways - In memory of Charli Brown
Charli Brown was killed in a tragic boat incident on the River Thames in December 2015. The man responsible has been convicted of manslaughter. He was speeding, drunk, aware of the defects on his boat and failed to offer Charli a life jacket to wear. No family should suffer similar again.
There are no nationwide criminal laws on our waterways for private vessels regarding speed limits, alcohol drink drive limits, compulsory wearing of life jackets, mandatory safety training or vessel safety checks.
We propose introducing the following criminal laws to be consistent across our waterways for private vessels:
- Speed limits
- Alcohol drink drive limits
- Mandatory wearing of life jackets
- Safety training
- Vessel safety standards
♥ In memory of Charli Brown, lets make a change ♥
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