Safety information by device type

Recreation / Go-kart

Simple, small four-wheeled vehicles that are made available for the general public to drive and/or race on tracks. Go-karts may be gas-powered or electric.

Statistical Summary of Reported Accidents

This device type accounts for 49.5% of recreation accident reports.

Record count:2392
Records that include age of victim:1904(80%)
Records where accident type could be determined:2314(97%)
Records with identifiable tradename:97(4%)
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Includes the following tradenames and generic devices:

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.