Category: Coasters-101

Coasters-101: Safety Standards

Welcome to another addition of Coasters-101. Today we are going to discuss amusement industry safety standards. Amusement parks entertain millions of visitors every year, giving countless numbers of safe rides. You’re much more likely to get hurt on your way...

Coasters-101: Daily Inspections

If you’re a frequent visitor of amusement parks you are probably aware that the roller coasters are inspected on a daily basis in order to ensure the rides run safely. But what does an inspection entail? The goal of an...

Coaster101: What influences train speed?

Welcome to Coaster101! This is the start of a new series where we will be examining different aspects of roller coaster design in detail. Our first topic is train speed. There are several factors which affect the speed of a...