personal flotation device

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personal flotation device

Abbreviation: PFD
A life vest to prevent drowning and near drowning. People engaged in water sports, such as boating or water skiing, or rescuers working on or near the water should wear PFDs at all times. The U.S. Coast Guard sets standards and establishes specifications for the manufacture and use of PFDs. Personal flotation devices may be used to provide added buoyancy for the patient during aquatic therapy.
See also: device
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A life vest (US Coast Guard regulations say you must carry at least one per passenger).
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city, there would almost always be a life vest under your seat for you to use.
Hindi ko alam kung bakit nila nasabi yun-na meron daw life vest.