Total Causes = 510
Total Accidents = 264

Chart 16 - PWC - Cause of Accident

Many PWC-related accidents had more than one cause, which is reflected in this chart. The "Other" category includes causes that do not fit into any of the categories listed above.

Operator inexperience (66%), excessive speed (52%), and operator inattention (51%) were the most common causes of PWC-related accidents.