Utah Boating Safety Course


THE UNIFORM STATE WATERWAYS MARKING SYSTEM


INFORMATION (SQUARE)

Information marker

Displays information such as locality, marina, GAS, campsite, and food.

HAZARD (DIAMOND)

Hazard marker

Marks random hazards such as shoalsmud flats or sandbars typically composed of sand, silt or small pebbles deposited by water currents. and rocks. Information concerning the hazard is illustrated within the orange diamond.


CONTROL (CIRCLE)

Control marker

Indicates speed limits, wash restrictions, etc. Obey the restrictions illustrated within the orange circle.

KEEP-OUT (DIAMOND WITH CROSSING LINES)

keep out marker

Indicates areas where boats are prohibited, such as swimming areas, dams, and spillways.