National Safe Boating Week
It’s National Safe Boating Week in North America.
“Each year hundreds of people lose their lives in boating incidences, and they may still be alive if they had been wearing a life jacket,” said Rachel Johnson, executive director of the National Safe Boating Council.
U.S. Coast Guard statistics show that drowning was the reported cause of death in 3/4 of recreational boating fatalities in 2015, and that 85 percent of those who drowned were not wearing life jackets.
Learn more here.