Video: Lake of the Ozarks Impairment

Watch for the first time as we see the lasting effects that impaired boating has on first responders as Lake of the Ozarks Missouri Highway Patrolmen share their insights on years of impaired boater accident investigations. Corporal Stacey Mosher (25 years with Missouri water patrol) reports that alcohol was involved in every fatal incident she’s investigated, so it’s important for boaters, just like drivers, to always designate a sober skipper.

Boating Industry Insider Podcast Talks About National Safe Boating Week with Jim Emmons

Joining Boating Industry content director David Gee in this episode is Jim Emmons to discuss the latest boating safety statistics, the impact on boating safety with a rise in the number of first-time boaters, and the part the entire boating industry can play when it comes to boating safety education.

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12 Top Boating Safety Tips for the Busy Summer Boating Season

With new and used boat sales soaring to record highs in 2020 to first-time boat buyers, boating safety stakeholders are taking extra measures to communicate and promote safe boating practices in advance of the busy summer boating season.

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All About Engine Cut-Off Switches: The $20 Device that Saves Boater’s Lives Is Now Required By Federal Law

An engine cut-off switch is one of the most essential boating safety devices. Also called a “safety lanyard” or “engine kill switch,” it’s designed to shut off a boat’s engine if the operator is thrown from the helm.

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