Why Amusement Parks Aren’t Federally Regulated – Cheddar Explains

From Cheddar.

Amusement park regulation varies from state to state, but no American amusement park receives federal oversight. In fact, the largest parks are free to regulate themselves. Every year, injuries or even deaths continue to occur on rides across the country — and some experts argue they are preventable.

Sources:

The Atlantic
https://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/595981/water-slide/#:~:text=Visitors%20flocked%20to%20Schlitterbahn%20Water,his%20decapitation%20and%20instant%20death

CPSC
https://www.cpsc.gov/Regulations-Laws–Standards/Statutes/Summary-List/Consumer-Product-

Safe Park USA
https://safeparkusa.com/u-s-regulations/

University of Pittsburgh Law
http://d-scholarship.pitt.edu/17793/1/14-27-1-SM.pdf

US News
https://www.usnews.com/debate-club/should-there-be-more-federal-oversight-of-amusement-parks

Star Tribune
https://www.startribune.com/amusement-park-regulations-inspections-vary-in-us/217230111/#:~:text=%22There%20is%20no%20evidence%20that,it’s%201%20in%20750%20million.

NY Daily News
https://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/amusement-park-risks-impossible-article-1.2653335

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