Boat propeller safety issues have created a “Perfect Storm” in the United Kingdom (UK). Tens of thousands of people are calling for reforming boat propeller safety regulations.
A petition calling for making the use of kill cords (emergency engine kill switch lanyards) mandatory has now received over 68,000 signatures.
It had been business as usual in the UK for decades. Now, even officials in high positions are calling for change. How did all this attention become focused on boat propeller safety issues?
To visualize the current intense interest in boat kill cords and boat propeller safety we created timeline above. The timeline visually displays how propeller safety accidents and events are happening much more frequently now (late June 2013) than they were in 2010 or 2011. Read More→