According to the Boating Accident Statistical Report from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), Florida has the largest number of registered vessels of any state in our country, with over 960,000 registered recreational vessels. Florida also has the largest number of boating accidents. In 2019, there were 723 reportable boating accidents which included 65 fatalities and 453 injuries.
With large populations near the water, it is not surprising that the South Florida counties are named among the 10 counties with the highest number of boating accidents. Included in this list are Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm...Read More