Figure 2-6: Illinois Recreational Boating Accidents Involving Alcohol

Figure 2-6: Illinois Recreational Boating Accidents Involving Alcohol

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Year Accidents Persons killed Persons injured
1995 15 7 13
1996 19 12 7
1997 10 2 13
1998 36 11 55
1999 21 8 13
2000 12 2 9

NOTE FOR DATA ON THIS PAGE: Alcohol involvement in a boating accident includes any accident in which alcoholic beverages are consumed in the boat and the investigating official has determined that the operator was impaired or affected while operating the boat.

SOURCES FOR DATA ON THIS PAGE: U.S. Department of Transportation, U.S. Coast Guard, Boating Statistics 2000, Washington, DC: 2001; U.S. Department of Transportation, U.S. Coast Guard, Boating Statistics 1999, Washington, DC: 2000, available at http://www.uscgboating.org/Saf/pdf Boating_Statistics_2000.pdf and http://www.uscgboating.org/Saf/pdf/Boating_Statistics_1999.pdf as of Nov. 14, 2001.