Safety information by device type

Amusement ride / Bumper boat

Description

Inner tube-based watercraft that can be steered by the rider. Some are driven by electric motors, some by gasoline engines, and some require the rider to propel the craft by pedaling. Most are equipped with water guns for duels with other riders.
Includes the following tradenames and generic devices:

Statistical Summary of Reported Accidents

This device type accounts for 0.7% of amusement ride accident reports.

Record count:51
Records that include age of victim:40(78%)
Records where accident type could be determined:47(92%)
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.