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Originally posted by HomerinNC
Okay, my family and I are planning on going to Busch Gardens in Williamsburg VA this coming weekend for their annual Howl O Scream event, and while there, they're planning on riding the many coasters there, but not I, I'm absolutely terrified of roller coasters, I'm scared of the fact a car jumping off the tracks and plummeting to my death.
Please tell me: how safe are roller coasters? Can something like this happen today?
How do I get over my fear?
The woman was thrown from the car and hit by another vehicle driven by a 24-year-old woman.
"While police could not confirm that the woman was not wearing her seatbelt, Inspector Blair said "clearly there is a reason why this lady was ejected from the vehicle".
Originally posted by AshleyD
The worst is that first, slow incline reaching the top. Once they get going at full speed it's alright. But I hate that initial slow-as-dirt up-up-up climb with the chains grinding! Yuck!
how safe are roller coasters? Can something like this happen today? How do I get over my fear?
Originally posted by OneisOne