Despite recent accidents, amusement industry says overall injuries down

Posted Tuesday, August 23, 2011 12:36 PM | Contributed by Jeff

There is no federal regulation of rides at amusement parks and therefore no reliable nationwide government statistics on injuries on those rides. There are nationwide fatality statistics, but they show no discernible trend in recent years. Also, data from an industry group shows ride injuries have declined in recent years at the nation's amusement parks.

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