Safety information by accident type

Choking, water inhalation, suffocation

Description

Drowning, near-drowning, choking, smothering, etc.

Statistical Summary of Reported Accidents

This category accounts for 0.2% of all accident reports, and 0.3% of accidents during during ride part of cycle.

Record count:28
Records that include age of victim:21(75%)
Records where device type could be determined:28(100%)
Records with identifiable tradename:2(7%)
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Most Commonly Reported Devices

Accidents vs. Patron's Age


Source: Public records provided by U.S. regulatory agencies under widely varying laws. Regulated industry sectors & devices and criteria for reporting accidents are different in every jurisdiction. 83% of the records were provided by three states (NJ, CA, and TX). 88% of the reports fall within the years 1999-2007. See the Data Sources page for more information.