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Boating Accidents

Even though we consider boating a carefree summer activity, people can be seriously injured or killed if boaters fail to pay attention to their surroundings. In just one year, the US Coast Guard reported 4,515 boating accidents, 651 deaths, 3,000 injuries and roughly $38 million in property damage. Learning about…

Boating accidents and personal injuries are often caused by negligence and occur more often in the summer months. However, many of these accidents can be prevented. Here is a look some ways to help prevent boating accidents and injuries in the Carolinas. Don’t Drink and Boat One of the top…

Following a June 14 recreational boating accident, the 43-year-old driver of the craft is in jail facing charges for boating under the influence, according to WLTX CBS 19. The accident happened around 7:30 p.m. on Lake Marion just outside of Eutawville, South Carolina when the boat struck a buoy near…

Boaters beware. This weekend, thousands of people will take their vessels out on the water to celebrate the unofficial end of summer. If you plan on being one of them, remember: safety first! The risk of boating accidents is overlooked by many people, but the danger is definitely real. According…