Submitted by David Bernstein
A 3-year-old boy died of massive head injuries on April 2, 2011, after falling off a children’s roller coaster in Illinois. The child was seated with his twin brother near the front of a roller coaster called Python Pit when he managed to get underneath the safety bar, slip out of the ride while it was in motion and fall a few feet between two cars. What steps can be taken to prevent a terrible tragedy like this from occurring again? Here are 10 tips to making your day at the amusement park a bit safer.1. Be Aware of the Safety Equipment Limitations. 6. Never seat your child in your lap on rides with restraints or rides that twist.