Rider Safety Responsibilities

Section 408.668 of Act 225 of the Michigan Carnival-Amusement Safety Act of 1966 describes that a rider must obey all warnings and operator instructions (written and verbal) regarding amusement rides and behave in manner that will not cause or contribute to injury to himself or others.

As a rider, you are responsible for your own safety. Please read this all instructional signs before riding. Listen to and follow all operator instructions. Any person who intentionally removes a safety restraint, violates a safety policy, or appears to be under the influence of alcohol or chemical intoxicants will be removed without a refund.

THE FOLLOWING STATE LAW REQUIREMENTS WILL HELP TO ASSURE YOUR SAFETY.
PLEASE OBEY ALL POSTED SAFETY RULES AND ORAL INSTRUCTIONS FROM RIDE OPERATORS
:

  • Avoid any action that may injure you or others.
  • Stay within the limits of your ability.
  • Use safety devices at all times.
  • Do not interfere with safety devices.
  • Do not disconnect or disable safety devices.
  • Do not touch the operator’s controls.
  • Do not extend your arms or legs beyond the carrier or seating areas.
  • Do not throw or drop any object from or towards a ride.
  • Get off ride properly at the designated time and place.
  • Control the speed or direction of the ride or your body as instructed.
  • Do not interfere with safe operation of any ride.
  • Do not swing or bounce on rides unless instructed.

YOU MAY NOT GET ON A RIDE UNLESS:

  • You know how to get on, use, and get off the ride.
  • You have read, understood, and meet each ride’s posted signs and safety requirements.
  • You know the limits of your ability and that the ride will not exceed your limits.
  • You are not under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
  • You are authorized by the operator to get on the ride.

“State law requires riders to obey all warnings and directions for
carnival or amusement rides, and behave in a manner that will not
cause or contribute to the injury of themselves or others. Riders must
report injuries prior to leaving the premises.”