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THE CARNIVAL RIDES AT THE ILLINOIS STATE FAIR ARE BEING CAREFULLY INSPECTED TO MAKE SURE THEY ARE SAFE FOR FAIRGOERS AS THE FAIR OPENS TODAY.
 
THE ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF LABOR IS LOOKING OVER THE MORE THAN 65 RIDES IN THE CARNIVAL MIDWAY, ADVENTURE VILLAGE AND HAPPY HOLLOW PAVILIONS. STATE FAIR MANAGER LUKE SAILER SAYS IT’S SOMETHING THEY TAKE VERY SERIOUSLY.
 

 

 
RIDERS ARE URGED TO FOLLOW THE MINIMUM HEIGHT AND WEIGHT REQUIREMENTS AND TO MAKE SURE THEY USE THE SAFETY EQUIPMENT ON THE RIDES LIKE SEAT BELTS AND LAP BARS.

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