Safety information by accident type

Impact: extremity hit something outside carrier

Injuries resulting from patron's hands, feet, arms, legs, or head impacting something or becoming pinched/entrapped outside the carrier during the active part of the ride cycle. This includes entrapment while the vehicle is docking, but does not include entrapment while patron is entering or exiting the vehicle (i.e., misstepping into the gap between the vehicle and platform).

Statistical Summary of Reported Accidents

This category accounts for 0.8% of all accident reports

Record count:177
Records that include age of victim:153(86%)
Records with identifiable tradename:54(31%)
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Most Commonly Reported Devices

Accidents vs. Patron's Age


Source: Public records requested from state and federal regulatory agencies.
Regulated industry sectors, devices covered, and criteria for reporting accidents are different in every jurisdiction.
See the Industry-Regulatory Reports section for more information.