Safety information by device type

Amusement ride / Sizzler/scrambler

Description

Riders are seated in small carriages clustered together and connected by beams at the top to a central point. The clustered vehicles are spun in one direction, while the ride as a whole spins in the opposite direction. Riders experience the illusion that they will crash into other suspended, spinning cars.
Includes the following tradenames and generic devices:

Statistical Summary of Reported Accidents

This device type accounts for 2.3% of amusement ride accident reports.

Record count:177
Records that include age of victim:142(80%)
Records where accident type could be determined:168(95%)
Records with identifiable tradename:173(98%)
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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.