Safety information by accident type

Vehicle moved during load/unload

Description

Movement of vehicle during load/unload resulted in patron injury. This may be due to operator dispatch error, patron error, or a consequence of the ride's design.

Statistical Summary of Reported Accidents

This category accounts for 0.7% of all accident reports, and 4.0% of accidents during load/unload/queue part of cycle.

Record count:101
Records that include age of victim:83(82%)
Records where device type could be determined:101(100%)
Records with identifiable tradename:42(42%)
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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.