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