How to use boating accident data in an investigation

FCIR created this map of boating accidents. Click the map for the interactive version. Last January, Florida Center for Investigative Reporting and NBC 6 in Miami announced a partnership to produce more local in-depth investigations. Even before our partnership was announced, we had already decided during a brainstorm session that boating fatalities would be one…

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Boating accident data for 2012 now available

Labor Day is just around the corner, and we all know that boating enthusiasts (and wannabes) are getting as much boating in as possible before it gets too cold. Hence, the NICAR database library is releasing the latest year (2012) of the Coast Guard’s U.S. Recreational Boat Accident Database. WHAT’S IN IT?This database includes accident reports from 1969 through 2012.…

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