Saturday, September 1, 2007
Boat Safety in Maine - The Big Boat Effect
The Portland Press Herald ran an article (September 1, 2007) entitled "Owner insists recklessness, not fast boats, creates danger". The issue of banning extremely large boats on Maine's lakes has been hitting the airways and print media this summer in light of some recent accidents. This article explores some of the causes of these accidents and proposes some remedies. One group called the Lake Region Safe Lakes Association wants to restrict the larger boats in the interests of safety. Click here to visit the Safe Lakes for Maine Blog.