Safety information by accident type

Abrupt stop/drop/lurch

Description

Injuries associated with an abrupt stop, drop, or lurch not described in the report as an e-stop, power outage or equipment malfunction.

Statistical Summary of Reported Accidents

This category accounts for 0.7% of all accident reports, and 1.4% of accidents during during ride part of cycle.

Record count:111
Records that include age of victim:96(86%)
Records where device type could be determined:110(99%)
Records with identifiable tradename:34(31%)
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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.