Are there safety measures that I can take to prevent an accident?

  • Wear a life jacket and make sure everyone on the vessel has one available to them
  • Don’t drink alcohol or be under the influence of drugs while boating
  • Seek out boating safety classes in your area
  • Regularly check your safety equipment to make sure it is properly functioning
  • Be alert to the possibility of carbon monoxide poisoning
  • Be aware of others on or around the waterway while operating your boat

For more information on safe boating, please see our Safety & Information page.