An investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) found parasailing to be a largely unregulated industry with serious accidents caused by faulty equipment.
The parasailing industry in Florida could be subject to safety guidelines under a bill passed by the Florida Legislature Thursday.
A long-sought effort to regulate Florida’s commercial parasailing industry has been weighed down in the House with tethered kite boarding and moored ballooning.
After drawing attention for several parasailing accidents, the Florida Senate took a step forward Thursday by approving a bill that will place government regulations on the industry.
After drawing attention to parasailing accidents, which have not only caused injuries but deaths as well, the Florida Senate has approved a bill that would place regulations on parasailing companies.
A long-sought effort to impose regulations on the parasailing industry glided Monday through its second Senate committee.
An effort to impose minimum regulations on the parasailing industry, aided by video of a ghastly accident last summer that went viral on the Internet, is starting to get off the ground in the state Legislature.
The husband of a 28-year-old tourist from Connecticut who fell to her death on Aug. 15 while parasailing has filed a lawsuit against the water sports company.
Less than a year after a Connecticut woman fell 200 feet to her death when her harness broke while parasailing off Pompano Beach, a bill to ensure more safety for high-flying thrill seekers has cleared its first hurdle in the Senate.
Responding to the recent death of a tourist in a parasailing accident off Pompano Beach, Sen. Maria Sachs, D-Delray , said Monday she will file legislation to place safety and insurance requirements on the largely unregulated parasailing industry.