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There are well over 10,000,000 recreational boating vehicles registered across the country, and this number will likely continue to grow. With so many boats out on the open water, accidents are a serious concern for lawmakers. When someone files a boating accident report, the information is used to develop safety laws and manufacturing standards, as well as safety education programs. That way, the data you provide might prevent someone else from getting hurt or killed.