Unlicensed taxis, towboats drawing scrutiny on Lake of the Ozarks

(LAKE OF THE OZARKS, Mo.) — Licensed charter and taxi operators on the lake have cited an increase in the number of illegal carriers plying their trade here, Lake News Online reported. In response, the Coast Guard is recommending that boaters who find themselves in need of a ride make sure they are doing business with a licensed operator. Anyone providing services for hire as a taxi or charter service must be licensed.

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By Professional Mariner Staff