Boating Safety is Key to Preventing Accidental Deaths

Last year, there were 81 deaths associated with boating accidents in Florida. The Sunshine State leads the nation in the number of registered boats. Yet, boaters often neglect important safety measures when cruising along the waters. Boaters should have sufficient life vests on board their vessels for every passenger. In addition, the use of alcohol on a boat is just as dangerous as when operating a motor vehicle.