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Top Ten Tips for Safe Boating

  • May 17, 2016
  • Boating Accident
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The weather many of us have waited for—boating weather—has finally arrived. And with it arrives the risks of that most pleasurable of pastimes on the water. But how many of us think about anything beyond the excitement of getting our craft back out? Safe Boating Week, which runs from May 21 to 27, is meant
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BUI? Don’t You Mean DUI?

  • June 17, 2015
  • Boating Accident
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The summer boating season is underway! So many opportunities abound in Maryland for fun on the water. But, while you’re having a good time, keep in mind that alcohol and water never mix. In an effort to cut down on BUI—boating under the influence—Operation Dry Water will be observed nationwide from June 26 to 28
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Wear It!

  • May 28, 2015
  • Boating Accident
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Summer is the time when many of us like to go boating. But remember, every time you are out on the water, make sure you “Wear It!” Wear your life jacket, that is. Always wearing your life jacket was the focus of this year’s Safe Boating Week (May 16-22, 2015) and also the focus of
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Alcohol And Water Don’t Mix

  • June 2, 2014
  • Accidents
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Maryland, with its access to the Chesapeake Bay, offers exceptional boating, a fact appreciated by the owners of the 200,000 boats registered in the state. Boats are vehicles, subject to laws for safe operation on the waterways just as cars and trucks are subject to laws concerning their operation on the highways. Regrettably, some people
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Tips for Avoiding Maryland Boating Accidents this Summer

  • June 3, 2013
  • Boating Accident
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With the arrival of summer, Maryland residents and visitors will be spending a lot of time outdoors by boating or swimming. While it may be easy to forget about safety when enjoying a day of boating, it’s important to always follow a few simple safety tips in order to prevent accident or injury. If you
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According to a news report by The Baltimore Sun, Del. Donald H. Dwyer, Jr. was recently involved in a serious MD boating accident that injured six people, including four children. The Maryland lawmaker was piloting a speedboat on the Magothy River in Anne Arundel County when his watercraft collided with a vessel full of children,
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Operation Dry Water Campaign Targets BUI This Weekend

  • June 22, 2011
  • Boating Accident
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Summer has finally arrived and so has the Maryland recreational boating season. Boating is a great social opportunity to get together with friends and family and just relax and have fun. But, too much fun can potentially ruin your entire summer. Boating under the influence (BUI) has been gaining notice in recent years as a
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Maryland Boy Killed in Jet Ski Accident

  • July 20, 2010
  • Boating Accident
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An 11-year-old boy from Springettsbury Township recently died as a result of his injuries from a jet ski accident earlier this month, according to the York Daily Record. The boy was jet skiing in the Irish Creek and stopped on his jet ski. While he was stopped, he was struck by a 12-year-old boy who
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Police Looking for Boaters in Boat and Run Accident

  • July 6, 2010
  • Boating Accident
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The Maryland Natural Resources Police are searching for a boat that was involved in a hit and run boating accident that occurred near the Chesapeake Bay at Thomas Point, according to The Baltimore Sun. A powerboat traveling at about 40 knots hit the stern of an anchored sailboat, knocking the sailboat’s owner into the water
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