As summer quickly approaches, many people plan spending time on the water. Whether you are a passenger relaxing in a boat or someone who enjoys water skiing, you may be surprised to know that boating accidents are more common than you might think.
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The fun involved with getting on a boat and participating in other water related recreational activities often causes us to forget that boats are motor vehicles too, and they have the same risks as the operation of car driven on the road. Recently in Mont Belvieu, which is just east of Houston, three men lost their lives while they were aboard a fishing boat when an intoxicated individual crashed a ski boat into them. Tragic incidents like this are a sobering reminder of the hidden dangers that exist as more people go on vacation now that summer is here.