Safety information by device type

Amusement ride / Coaster - family/kiddie


Coasters intended for use by young children. In general, small children may ride without adult supervision on kiddie coasters, but should ride with a responsible adult on family coasters. See posted rules and restrictions on each ride.
Includes the following tradenames and generic devices:

Statistical Summary of Reported Accidents

This device type accounts for 2.4% of amusement ride accident reports.

Record count:190
Records that include age of victim:147(77%)
Records where accident type could be determined:174(92%)
Records with identifiable tradename:97(51%)
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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.