Safety information by device type

Recreation / Snow tube/toboggan

Description

Winter recreation courses devoted solely to tubing or toboggans. Such courses often have slopes or barriers on the periphery to guide the tubes along a safe course. Motorized pulley towlines are often used to tow riders and their equipment back to the top of the course after riding to the bottom.
Includes the following tradenames and generic devices:

Statistical Summary of Reported Accidents

This device type accounts for 1.5% of recreation accident reports.

Record count:40
Records that include age of victim:39(98%)
Records where accident type could be determined:39(98%)
Records with identifiable tradename:0(0%)
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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.