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Boating Accidents – Causes and Prevention

  Every year, the United States Coast Guard compiles information regarding boating accidents in the United States. These studies are very comprehensive and are based on accident reports filed by boaters who have been involved in boating accidents.   Let's dive right in.   The Causes and How to Prevent Boating Accidents   There are certain regulations that the USCG has set forth regarding the reporting of a boating accident. You must report the accident under the following conditions:   A person dies A person is injured and requires medical treatment other than first aid The damage to a vessel is more than $2,000 or there is a total loss of a vessel A person disappears from a vessel and...

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