The Boating and Law Enforcement Division of the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has released its report on the calendar year 2013. The document compiles all "reportable boating incidents," a term that describes incidents that result in $2,000 or more in property damage, an injury that requires more treatment than first aid, a missing person or a death. Tennessee law requires that all individuals involved in a reportable boating incident must immediately inform the TWRA. The TWRA will then make a decision as to how to pursue the investigation.
Heading out onto the waterways to have some fun in the sun is part of what makes the summer season so enjoyable. For people who have boats, this time of year is also one that brings to mind the necessity of having adequate insurance. Sadly, not everyone who has a boat has enough insurance to cover property damage and injury claims that might result from a boating accident.