Georgia Boat Laws (Section 52-7-1 to 52-7-26)
Legal Commentary. The Georgia laws that govern boating and boat safety are the guidelines for legal boat operation in Georgia. If you consider hiring a Georgia boat accident attorney, he should have a thorough understanding of the below statutes, as well as the caselaw interpreting applicability of the law to a particular boat accident.
Boat operation in Georgia should be a safe and fun means of recreation and transportation. However, ignorance or indifference to the rules governing boat operation can lead to dangerous situations for both the boat operator and the passengers. These statutes below are intended to protect boaters by providing safe practices that should be employed every time you step on a boat.
Too often, the victim of a boating accident may suffer an injury such as a severe head, neck or spine injuries or even wrongful death because of the reckless disregard of someone else, who does not understand the laws created to boaters in Georgia.
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