Safety information by accident type

Unscheduled stop

Description

Atypical ride stop due to e-stop, equipment failure, power failure, or other unusual event. May or may not result in evacuation.

Statistical Summary of Reported Accidents

This category accounts for 1.5% of all accident reports, and 2.7% of accidents during during ride part of cycle.

Record count:222
Records that include age of victim:123(55%)
Records where device type could be determined:220(99%)
Records with identifiable tradename:90(41%)
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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.