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SACRAMENTO - Practicing safe boating is always essential, but according to the California Department of Boating and Waterways, it is even more crucial on the Independence Day holiday.

The DBW claims more boating accidents occur on the Fourth of July than any other day of the year.

The DBW websitefeatures a host of boating safety tips and rules for the waterways to help you and your family enjoy the holiday safely.