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Who is responsible for boating accidents?

By John Singleton on August 20, 2017

As a coastal state, Virginia is a haven for commercial and recreational watercraft. That means that our Commonwealth’s inlets, bays, and rivers can get quite crowded at times.

Fortunately, we have the U.S. Coast Guard patrolling our coastline, ready to respond to any desperate situation. But sometimes the Coast Guard does things that local boaters aren’t too happy about. For instance, the Coast Guard recently announced plans to remove all aids to navigation from Davis Creek in Mathews County. Davis Creek, an inlet that leads to Mobjack Bay and the Chesapeake Bay, is popular with boaters and fishermen.

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What should you do after you’ve been in a boating accident?

By Ken Gibson on May 10, 2017

Just like car accidents, boating accidents can be frightening and confusing, especially the first time one happens to you. Knowing what to do right after a boating accident can help prepare you, and help make the situation better.

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