Boating Safety

Tappan Zee Bridge as seen from Chopper 880 on May 13, 2014. (Photo by Tom Kaminski, WCBS Newsradio 880)

Officials Ask Boaters To Be Safe Near Tappan Zee Bridge Construction Site

As the unofficial start to summer gets underway this weekend, officials in New York are warning boaters to be careful around the Tappan Zee Bridge construction site.


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Boaters Should Expect Big Crowds, Increased Water Hazards This Holiday Weekend

Boaters can expect big crowds for the last of the big summer holidays. That also means increased hazards on the water.


A boat that capsized on July 4, killing three children, is seen being lifted from the Long Island Sound on Wednesday, July 11, 2012. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Suffolk County Lawmakers Want Boat Operators To Take Safety Course Or Face Fine

When it comes to boating safety in the state of New York, critics claim the rules are lax and out of date. But changes could soon be coming.


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State Police Urging Boaters To Be Safe On The Water

For all the boaters heading out this weekend, be careful. Extra marine patrols are out on the water.


Suffolk County police set up a road block in Port Jefferson checking seatbelts and driving violations on July 1, 2011 (credit: CBS 2)

Police Cracking Down On Illegal Fireworks, Drunk Driving Over Holiday Weekend

All across the Tri-state area, police are out with eagle eyes making sure you stay safe this holiday weekend.