Each summer, many residents of Asheville, Waynesville, and Franklin, NC, as well as residents of Greenville and Spartanburg, SC, and surrounding areas enjoy boating with friends and family. Whether you are planning to enjoy boating on one of the numerous lakes in Western North Carolina or Upstate South Carolina, or if you are planning a drive to the coast, it is important to learn more about boating safety to avoid personal injuries.
May 20-26 is National Safe Boating Week. Now is a great time to learn more about safe boating practices and to understand issues of liability when boat accidents happen.
Tips for Safe Boating This Summer in North Carolina and South Carolina
Western North Carolina is full of popular recreational lakes, such as Lake Lure and Lake Fontana. Yet without practicing safe boating, accidents and boating injuries can happen.