Table 2-17: Alcohol Involvement in Recreational Boating Accidents

Table 2-17: Alcohol Involvement in Recreational Boating Accidents

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  1999 2000
Maryland United States Maryland United States
Number of accidents        
Total 14 633 20 696
Number of persons        
Killed 3 191 8 215
Injured 6 476 15 542

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.