The city council, after four hours of deliberation, have decided 8-3 to approve a $720 million transportation bond proposal for the November ballot. The proposal comes from Austin mayor, Steven Adler.
Austin boating accident attorneys know a thing or two about boating safety. They also know the laws regarding operating a boat after drinking.
Austin saw an increase in DWI arrests. From May 9th to May 31st of this year, Austin experienced an astounding 7.5% increase in the rates of arrest for drunk driving, which meant an increase in accidents.
Boating Safety Tips: In recent years, there has been an increase in the number of boat accidents in the Austin, Texas area. As a result, there has been a significant rise in the number of people injured in boating accidents during that same time period.
Boating safety in Austin. According to Texas.gov, the most common citations given to boaters are for not having enough life jackets on board or children under 13 not wearing life jackets. Nearly 85 percent of people who drown are not wearing a life jacket.