If you've been reading me for a while, you know that I view the various sorts of law enforcement "crackdowns" as nothing more than thinly disguised attempts to bring in more money to our government, rather than sincere attempts to protect the public. Usually, these actions revolve around the roads, with speeding crackdowns among the favorites.
I guess that motorists aren't generating enough revenue these days. Boaters beware.
Lake Norman patrol cracks down on dangling
It's illegal but common to ride on a boat's bow. Officials cite risk of falling off, being run over.
Make sure you read the comments--it seems that "We the People" are starting to wake up to this scam.