Captain Ronald S. Johnson, commanding officer of Troop C, Weldon Spring, announces a boater safety certification course will be offered from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., on Saturday, March 25, 2017, at the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Troop C Headquarters, 891 Technology Drive, Weldon Spring, Missouri 63304. There is no fee for this course; however, students are required to pre-register online as seating will be limited. Participants are encouraged to bring a snack or sack lunch to the training. For more information, to register for the course, or to obtain a complete listing of where other courses are being offered, you may visit the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s website, www.mshp.dps.mo.gov. A Boat Safety Education & Certification link can be found on the left side of the Patrol’s home page under training. On the day of the class, the “Boat S
afety Education & Certification” link will provide the announcement if the course is canceled due to an insufficient number of participants.
Missouri law requires any person born after January 1, 1984, to carry a boater safety education certification card along with a picture ID anytime they operate a vessel, which includes personal watercraft, on Missouri lakes. Participants who successfully pass the course will be eligible to order a boater safety certification card for $15.
For further information, please call Sergeant Travis Croft or Corporal Jason Hurt at (636) 300-2800. Watercraft operators must consider the effect their actions have on others: Share the waterway and use common sense, good judgment, and courtesy to ensure the safety of all. Life jackets save lives. Wear It!!
For further information please contact: Corporal Juston Wheetley
(636) 300-2800 ext:3334
February 7, 2017