While riding in your favorite boat is relaxing, boaters need to be aware of safety rules.
According to an article in the Mohave Daily News, law enforcement officials suggest boaters should drive their boats as carefully as they would drive a car.
Waterways, like freeways, are prone to heavy traffic and congestion. Officials in the article suggest all boaters should take a safety course.
Unfortunately, few boaters make the effort for to educate themselves. Only 5 percent of registered boaters take a safety course.