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Vessel operators involved in an accident must report the accident by the quickest means possible if the accident caused:

  • A death or disappearance of a person or...
  • An injury causing a person to require medical attention beyond first aid or...
  • Damage to the vessel and other property of $2,000 or more.

The report of the accident must be made to:

  • The Division of Law Enforcement, FWC (call 1-888-404-3922 or *FWC from a mobile phone) or...
  • The sheriff of the county where the accident occurred or...
  • The police department of the municipality in which the accident occurred.

Failure to report an accident and failure to render aid are both criminal offenses.

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