Now that summer is back in full swing many people will be venturing out on the water to enjoy fishing, beaches, and boating. Tampa boating accidents don’t occur all the time but they are still a possibility—especially for those who do not familiarize themselves with how to safely operate a boat. By understanding some of the most common causes of boating accidents in Tampa, you can hopefully learn to avoid these types of situations and keep you, your family, and your friends safe as you enjoy the open water.
Loading a Boat Improperly
There are two primary ways that a boat can be loaded improperly—by overloading it or by distributing th