Boating Safety Dashboards

With grant funding from the Sport Fish Restoration & Boating Trust Fund administered by the U.S. Coast Guard, these Boating Safety Dashboards provide ready access to U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) and state-level recreational boating safety (RBS) data for evidence-based program enhancements. Dashboard illustrations are developed using unique boating accident report database (BARD) data from individual states not readily available or published at the national level. Within dashboards, scroll over or click on individual charts and graphics to drill down to additional detail or for side-by-side comparisons. To return to the home page after drilling down, click on the back arrow icon at the base of the chart or graphic (when illustrated). If you have trouble viewing a dashboard, make sure you're using the latest version of your web browser. Users with visual impairment or anyone wanting to see tables of the data may click on "Text Version" link under each dashboard.
Exposure_Hours_200p.png
Boating Exposure Hours

  • 2012 Powerboat Exposure Hours Per Capita
  • 2012 Exposure Hours in 1000s


Text Version

Boating Incident Data – Contributing Factors

  • Incidents by Month
  • Injuries by Month
  • Fatalities by Month


Text Version
National Boating Incident Data
Boating Incident Data – National

  • Boating Incidents by State by Year
  • Boating Injuries by State by Year
  • Boating Fatalities by State by Year
  • National Incidents, Injuries & Fatalities
  • National Incidents, Injuries & Fatalities Per 100K Boats


Text Version
Accident_Data.png
Boating Incident Data - State

  • Fatalities per 100K Boats
  • Average Annual Fatalities
  • Motorized Fatalities per 100K Motor Boats
  • Average Motorized v. Non-Motorized Fatalities
  • Out of State

Text Version
BUI_Cover.png
Boating Under the Influence (BUI)

  • Blood Alcohol Content Level
  • Legalized Cannabis
  • Vehicle Operating Privileges
  • Implied Consent
  • Preliminary Breath Test Instrument Use
  • Reason for Stop

Text Version
BUI_Citations.png
BUI - Citations

  • Total Citations 2018
  • Citations by Year Nationally
  • Citations by Year By State

Text Version
BUI-Vehicle.png
BUI - Vehicle Driving Privileges

  • BUI conviction impact on driving

Text Version
NASBLA_Certificates.png
Education Certification Data

  • Per 1000 Motorized Registrations
  • Course Certifications Cumulative


Text Version
Ed_Require.png
Education Requirements – National

  • Mandatory Education
  • Required for Some Powerboats


Text Version
Education Requirements by State
Education Requirements – State

  • Who is Required to Have a Boating Education Card
  • Powerboats this Applies to
  • Requirements for Adult Visiting Boaters


Text Version
LifeJacket.png
Life Jacket Requirements

  • Maximum PFD Wear Age - State
  • State-specific details on wear requirements
Text Version
Life_Jacket_Wear.png
Life Jacket Wear – National

  • All Boaters
  • All Boaters (without PWC)
  • Age Accumulation
  • % of Fatalities from Drowning
  • Maximum Age Required
  • % of Fatalities as Drownings
  • % of Drownings with PFD


Text Version
Life Jacket Wear by Select States
Life Jacket Wear – Select States

  • Wear Percentage by Vessel Type
  • Wear Percentage by Age for Power Boats
  • Wear Percentage by Age for Sail Boats
  • Wear Percentage by Age for Paddlecraft


Text Version
Operation Dry Water - Results
Operation Dry Water - Results

  • Agencies & Officers
  • Vessel & Boat Contacts
  • Non-BUI Citations & Warnings
  • BUI Citations
  • Highest BAC


Text Version
Paddle_Incidents_Fatalities.png
Paddlecraft Incidents & Fatalities

  • % Drownings of Total Fatals
  • Fatalities by Vessel Type
  • Total Paddlecraft Fatalities by Year
  • Paddlecraft Incidents by Contributing Factors
  • Incident Types


Text Version
Paddle__OpenMotor.png
Paddlecraft vs Open Motorboat Incidents & Fatalities

  • % Drownings of Total Fatals
  • Fatalities by Vessel Type
  • Motorized vs Non-Motorized Fatalities
  • Incidents by Contributing Factors
  • Incident Types


Text Version

RBS_Fiscal_Stats.png
RBS Fiscal Statistics
(National and State)


  • Federal Allocations in Millions
  • State Allocations in Millions


Text Version
Recreational Vessel Requirements
Recreational Vessel Registrations

  • Registration by State by Year
  • National Registration by Year
  • Motorized Registration by Length & Year
  • Non-Motorized Registration by Propulsion & Year


Text Version
State_Template_Federal_Data.png
State Performance Data - Federal Reported

  • Boating Incident Statistics
  • Law Enforcement Statistics
  • Education Statistics
  • Fiscal Statistics


Text Version
State_Template_State_Data.png
State Performance Data - State Specific

  • Boating Incident Statistics
  • Law Enforcement Statistics
  • Education Statistics
  • Fiscal Statistics


Text Version
Recreational Vessel Requirements
Titling & Registration Requirements

  • Vessels Required
  • Fees
  • Document Samples


Text Version
CG-TrustFund-2018-300dpi.png