"State 7th in U.S. in boat mishaps accidents"

Number 24480
Subject Boats
Source Cronkite News Service (Phoenix, Ariz.)
State AZ
Year 2009
Publication Date 12/15/2009
Summary Arizona has one of the highest boating accident rates in the country. It is also one of the only states to not have boater education laws or require boat operators to take any type of education course before going out on the water. The National Transportation Safety Board has been urging Arizona to create and enforce such safety laws to decrease the number of accidents.
Category Contest Entry
Pages 5
Keywords National Transportation Safety Board; boating accidents; personal watercraft; Arizona State Parks Department; Sen. Linda Gray; Game and Fish
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