Safety information by accident type

Go-kart or bumper car hit stationary object


Go-kart, bumper car, or other patron-controlled vehicle hit a wall, gate, or other part of the track.

Statistical Summary of Reported Accidents

This category accounts for 2.9% of all accident reports, and 5.3% of accidents during during ride part of cycle.

Record count:436
Records that include age of victim:331(76%)
Records where device type could be determined:436(100%)
Records with identifiable tradename:24(6%)
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Most Commonly Reported Devices

  1. Go-kart (100%)
  2. Bumper car (0%)

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.