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- Brain Injury Association of America, Blue Ribbon Panel Review of the Correlation Between Brain Injury and Roller Coaster Rides. February 25, 2003.http://www.biausa.org/Pages/blue_final_report.html
- Consumer Product Safety Commission. “Amusement Ride-Related Injuries and Deaths in the United States: 1987-2000,” August 2001.http://www.cpsc.gov/LIBRARY/Amus2001.pdf
- Evans, Julie. “The Big Thrill, the Hidden Danger.” Prevention.http://www.prevention.com/article/0,5778,s1-1-74-112-1792-1,00.html
- International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions.
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- U.S. Department of Transportation. “Traffic Safety Facts 2005.” http://www-nrd.nhtsa.dot.gov/pdf/nrd-30/NCSA/TSFANN/TSF2005.pdf