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Our Views: New laws alone wont make Lake Lanier safer
Boaters, visitors must do their part for safety as traffic on lake increases
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Nothing casts a pall over summer like the tragedies we’ve seen on Lake Lanier. Though the number of serious accidents isn’t yet that great, a few high profile events have caused a great deal of pain, and pointed out the need for greater safety. First came the deaths of brothers Griffin and Jake Prince of Buford on June 18 when a fishing boat slammed into the pontoon boat they rode with 11 other people.