The operator of
a vessel shall immediately notify the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency and,
shall provide the information listed in Rule
to an officer of the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency upon request when, as
a result of an occurrence that involved the vessel or its equipment -
(a) A person dies;
(b) A person is injured and receives, or
should have received, medical treatment beyond first aid;
(c) Damage to the vessel or combination of
vessels and other property damage totals more than $2000 or complete loss of
(d) A person disappears
from the vessel under circumstances that indicate death or injury.
The following information
about the casualty or accident shall be provided as required by paragraph (1)
of this rule to be included in the report filed by the Agency.
(a) The numbers and names of each vessel
(b) The names and address
of each owner of each vessel involved.
(c) The name of the nearest city or town, the
county, the state, and the body of water.
(d) The time and date the casualty or
(e) The location
on the water.
(f) The visibility,
weather, and water conditions.
The estimated air and water temperatures.
(h) The name, address, age, or date of birth,
telephone number, vessel operating experience, and boating safety training of
the operator making the report.
The name and address of each operator of each vessel involved.
(j) The number of persons on board or towed
on skis by each vessel.
name, address, and date of birth of each person injured or killed.
(l) The cause of each death.
(m) Weather forecasts available to, and
weather reports used by, the operator before and during the use of the
(n) The name and address of
each owner of property involved.
(o) The availability and use of personal
(p) The type and
amount of each fire extinguisher used.
(q) The nature and extent of each
(r) A description of all
property damage and vessel damage with an estimate of the cost of all
(s) A description of each
equipment failure that caused or contributed to the cause of the
(t) A description of the
vessel casualty or accident.
The type of vessel operation and the type of accident.
(v) The opinion of the person making the
report as to the cause of the casualty.
(w) The make, model, type, beam width at
widest point, length, horsepower, propulsion engine drive type, fuel, hull
material, and model year, of the reporting operator's vessel.
(x) The name, address, and telephone number
of each witness.
manufacturer's hull identification number, if any, of the reporting operator's