Comments for: ‘Because people don’t float’: Mandatory life jacket rule saves lives

Posted July 03, 2014, at 9:32 p.m.

NEW YORK — Drowning deaths among boaters in Victoria, Australia, fell from almost 60 in the years before a law required everyone to wear a “personal flotation device” to 16 afterwards, according to a new study. Educational campaigns encouraging life-jacket use may not be enough to get all boaters to …

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