Gird your groins: Amusement park injury reports

Think long and hard before strapping yourself into anything with “Dragon” in the title

Written by JPat Brown
Edited by JPat Brown

When MuckRock user Anais Vaillant requested the most recent amusement park ride inspections in Florida, they were informed that no such reports exist - most major parks  are exempt from federal safety oversight.  

What they did have, was the injury reports that are voluntarily submitted by these exempted facilities - and they were more than happy to provide them:  

Plenty to digest here, but one takeaway is immediately apparent - think long and hard before strapping yourself into anything with “Dragon” in the title. Your groin will thank you.   

Read the full report embedded below, or on the request page.


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