Carousels may cause the most Amusement Park Accidents in summertime

Hersheypark is the home of Skyrush, the fastest and tallest rollercoaster on the whole park, reaching speeds up to 75mph at a height of approximately 200ft with a climbing angle of 90 degrees and a dropping angle of 97 degrees. On the Dorney Park’s Steel Force ride, passengers ride through drops and spins reaching at […]

The Real Dangers of Amusement Parks

Do you intend to take your children to the amusement park this season? You may have to rethink the safety of your choice. Recent research suggests that amusement parks, a perennial summer favorite for safe thrills, may actually be significantly more dangerous than consumers originally thought. In one of the first studies of its kind, […]

Summer months see early increase in amusement park accidents and injuries

Although most children are still getting used to the lazy days of summer, accidents have begun to pop up throughout the United States as a result of rides malfunctioning at amusement parks. In late May, a 5-year old boy suffered a concussion at an amusement park in southwestern Iowa. According to a news release, the […]

Study shows that 4,400 children are injured on amusement park rides annually

As the temperature warms and shorts and flip flops make a reappearance in your child’s wardrobe, summer pastimes also come to mind, such as visiting local amusement parks. These entertainment complexes provide endless hours of fun and adrenaline-pumping thrills for children and adults of all ages. A recent study performed by researchers at the Center […]

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