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Boating safety tips and practicing reasonable care

Posted at 4:59 AM, May 29, 2020

EAST GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — With more families expected to start boating more, we talked to a local attorney on how to protect yourself as a boat owner.

If you don`t have insurance and you are found to not be practicing reasonable care, you can be responsible for a victim's medical expenses, loss of future wages due to missing work, and more.

It's also worth noting that the number one reason for boating accidents by far is the operator of the boat being drunk or under the influence of drugs.