Boating for the 4th – Are You Up to Speed on Safety? Written by JTP Insurance on Jul 3, 2020
With the 4th of July upon us you might notice more people on the water than ever. Sales of recreational boats have been growing at a steady clip for seven consecutive years now, according to the National Marine Manufacturers Association.
Fortunately, the number of boating accidents isn’t growing at the same pace—in fact, they are decreasing. Accidents were down nearly 4% year over year; fatalities dropped by more than 6%, and injuries by over 9%.
That’s great news, but in ...