Boating Under the Influence

Boating under the influence

When most people think of DUI offenses, boats do not always come to mind. Yet a boat is also a vehicle that can cause substantial damage and injuries if operated improperly. In Rhode Island, operating a boat while intoxicated is a crime that can result in a...

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‘Boater’s fatigue’ and what it means in a BUI case

Imagine that you go out on the lake with your speedboat, or you take to the seas with your boat. It's a sunny, beautiful day -- but a bit windy. While you're out there, you enjoy a beer or two. This isn't out of the ordinary in many boating trips for many people, but...

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