In 2003 congress put into place a law that restricted flights around Disney’s U.S. theme parks. There’s a 3-mile restricted zone from which helicopters and planes are prevented from entering. Originally put in place to prevent attacks from bad actors (mostly terrorists), the no-fly zone… Read More »Disneyland and Disney World’s No-Fly Zones Under Scrutiny
A possible lightning strike caused a power outage along the Walt Disney World monorail system just after 6pm today. Most of the trains were able to get running under their own power, but monorail gold was unable to restart. Approximiately 120 guests were evacuated via… Read More »Report: Guests evacuated off EPCOT Monorail After Power Failure
Update: Video of the accident has now been uploaded to YouTube.
Also another angle on Instagram:
Notice how the red light is blinking on the two black cars, that’s an indicator they are in emergency stop mode.
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The Lights Motors Action stunt car show at Disney’s Hollywood Studios has been known to have an accident every now and then. It’s a stunt show, things are going to happen. The good news is that Disney and the professional team of stunt people involved in the show work hard to ensure everyone’s safety.
But some times things go wrong like today. Disney fan Tony Caggiano was in the audience at Light’s Motors Action today and just happened to be running a roll of 30 quick frames off on his camera during the big finale when the red hero car jumps out of the building on the back of the set, down a ramp, and then jumps across the water moat at the front.
Not everything went as planned
After years of work, the last piece of New Fantasyland is about to fall into place with the ribbon cutting ceremony for Seven Dwarfs Mine Train roller coaster later this week. Workers are still buzzing around the track taking care of minor details during the… Read More »Seven Dwarfs Mine Train Clearance Rig On Track As Media Event Nears
Every night around 15 minutes before the fireworks shoot off, guests walking through the pathways of New Fantasyland “may get wet.” That phrase sounds familiar to guests who’ve seen Fantasmic!, but why would it happen in New Fantasyland? Well, because the area is significantly closer… Read More »Journey of The Little Mermaid at Magic Kingdom Lit on Fire by Fireworks
It should go without saying that a commitment to safety is the number one priority for Walt Disney World. You don’t often see it in action at the parks, it tends to happen backstage, but there is always some project going on with the goal… Read More »Walt Disney World Given Top Marks for Safety Achievement
Good news from Disneyland Paris, the Pirates of the Caribbean attraction in which a 5-year old child was injured on Wednesday reopened for normal operations on Saturday. Authorities gave permission for the ride to reopen after it was found to be free of defects or… Read More »Disneyland Paris Reopens Pirates Attraction, Boy Released From Hospital
Childproofing your resort room isn’t the most glamorous aspect of planning your next Walt Disney World vacation, but taking a few minutes before you leave can give you peace of mind later. Most of us with children childproofed our homes as soon as we figured out just how dangerous our innocuous looking houses can be to a rambunctious toddler, but few of us think about doing the same thing while on vacation.
While it’s no substitute for a keeping a watchful eye on your child, there are a few things you can do to make your resort room or rental house more safe.Read More »Childproofing Your Resort Room