Safety information by accident type

Body pain (normal motion)


Pain reported by the patron to have occurred during a normal ride cycle. This includes complaints of pain starting at a specific point on the ride, or onset of pain shortly thereafter which the patron believes to be caused by the ride. Nonspecific reports, such as jostled by the ride may also logged under this category.

Statistical Summary of Reported Accidents

This category accounts for 9.5% of all accident reports, and 70.7% of accidents during pain/illness part of cycle.

Record count:1423
Records that include age of victim:1292(91%)
Records where device type could be determined:1416(100%)
Records with identifiable tradename:427(30%)
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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.