Safety information by accident type

Ejection/fall from ride


Accidents caused by patron being forcefully ejected or falling out of the vehicle during the ride cycle. This does not include falls during load/unload.

Statistical Summary of Reported Accidents

This category accounts for 1.9% of all accident reports, and 3.4% of accidents during during ride part of cycle.

Record count:280
Records that include age of victim:229(82%)
Records where device type could be determined:272(97%)
Records with identifiable tradename:138(49%)
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Most Commonly Reported Devices

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.