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Call for compulsory speedboat safety cords

A campaign has begun to make kill cords compulsory on speedboats.

It follows an accident in Padstow, Cornwall in which two members of a family were killed when they were hit by their own vessel.

Other members of the family were seriously injured in the accident in May.

The crusade is being led by Dorset man Heddon Johnson, whose son Tristan was killed by a runaway speedboat 13 years ago

  • 30 Sep 2013
  • From the section England
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