A group of lawmakers say a plague of drunk boating crashes has destroyed numerous Long Island families.
August 5, 2019 | HUNTINGTON, N.Y. (CBSNewYork)
HUNTINGTON, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A group of lawmakers say a plague of drunk boating crashes has destroyed numerous Long Island families.
On Monday, they asked Albany to put more teeth into crime deterrents, making boating while intoxicated with a child on board a felony and revoking boaters’ drivers’ licenses, CBS2’s Jennifer McLogan reported.
It has been an especially brutal summer on Long Island’s waterways — vulnerable boaters in sailboats, dinghies, kayaks, inflatables and more. There have been multiple victims of careless, reckless and drunk powerboat drivers.
Complete story: https://newyork.cbslocal.com/2019/08/05/boating-while-intoxicated-long-island-senator-jim-gaughran/.