One of the first tasks recreational boat operators and yacht owners should take on when having friends or family members aboard is familiarizing them with the boat itself.
The Midwestern and Southern regions of the United States are currently experiencing high levels of flooding that have enveloped homes, vehicles and businesses.
There are several elements of safety that recreational boaters can control, such as their knowledge of the vessel, reaction to emergency situations and understanding how the boat insurance claims process works.
Construction equipment is frequently the subject of theft and vandalism, which can result in hundreds of thousands of dollars in losses for companies.
Only two days following the tragic events that unfolded at the Boston Marathon, an unrelated but equally devastating shock to the nation has occurred in a small west Texas community, just 20 miles north of Waco.