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May is National Safe Boating Week

Boat Accidents

May is National Safe Boating Week

If you enjoy boating for recreational or other purposes, you are at risk of accidents and injuries any time you are on the water. If you suffer injuries in a boat accident, contact an Austin personal injury lawyer for help.  During National Safe Boating Week that occurs during the month of May, the focus is […]

Trent Kelly
May 10, 2021
5 Austin Boating Tips

Boat Accidents

5 Austin Boating Tips

Summer is almost upon us. Soon the waters around Austin will be filled with a variety of boats. This means it will be more important than ever to follow boating safety tips. Life Jacket or Personal Flotation Device (PFD): Each person on a boat should wear a PFD or life jacket. Most boating fatalities result […]

Trent Kelly
May 18, 2019
Austin Police Increase Patrol to Fight Drunk Boating

Boat Accidents

Austin Police Increase Patrol to Fight Drunk Boating

Austin boating accident attorneys know a thing or two about boating safety. They also know the laws regarding operating a boat after drinking. Austin police and Texas game wardens have stepped up their patrols on the water in response to a dramatic increase in injuries and deaths on area lakes due to boating under the […]

Trent Kelly
August 19, 2016
Boat Accidents on the rise in Austin

Boat Accidents

Boat Accidents on the rise in Austin

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.

Trent Kelly
August 19, 2016
Boating Safety A Must When Enjoying Texas Lakes

Boat Accidents

Boating Safety A Must When Enjoying Texas Lakes

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. A typical boating fatality happens on a weekend between the hours […]

Trent Kelly
August 19, 2016