New Jersey Statehouse

CARES is the organization of government officials responsible for enforcement of amusement ride and recreational equipment regulations. Our mission:

  • Provide a forum for discussion of issues regarding amusement equipment safety, administration, regulation, and enforcement at all levels of government.
  • Provide a mechanism to establish policy and coordinate Council activities regarding amusement equipment safety on national and international levels.
  • Promote consensus on model laws, regulations, standards codes, enforcement, and administrative procedures among jurisdictions.
  • Foster cooperation among regulatory officials and amusement equipment industries to promote public safety.