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Newstalk 1010 Interviews Brian Cameron on Drinking and Boating

January 20, 2014  |  By:  Brian M. Cameron

Oatley, Vigmond personal injury lawyer Brian Cameron recently was interviewed by Jim Richards on Newstalk 1010, to discuss both the legalities and risks of drinking and boating. Brian is a frequent contributor to media interviews regarding drinking and boating, and is considered an expert on the subject.

With summer in full swing, many people are enjoying their days relaxing, soaking up the sun and participating in many outdoor activities, including boating. It isn’t unusual for individuals to also consume alcoholic beverages during this time of year more frequently in social daytime situations.  The question then becomes whether it is acceptable to mix boating and boozing. Is it legal? Are the dangers of boating under the influence as high as drinking and driving your car?

Did you know as much as 40% of boating accidents are alcohol related? The truth is, even though drinking and driving your boat is as illegal as drinking and driving an automobile, there doesn’t seem to be as much social condemnation surrounding it. The two clips below, featuring Brian Cameron, discuss why you should always keep your beer on the pier.

Radio Interview – Drinking & Boating Part 1

Radio Interview – Drinking & Boating Part 2


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Brian M. Cameron

Brian Cameron completed his LLB at Western University and was called to the bar in 2001. He joined Oatley Vigmond in 1999 and became a partner in 2008. Brian represents people who have sustained...

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