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Common Myths about Elevators

Did you know that it is a myth that elevators can free-fall down the elevator shaft? It’s true.

Contrary to what you’ve seen on TV shows and in movies, modern elevator cars cannot free-fall to the bottom of an elevator shaft. There are a multitude of safeguards and equipment that ensure that a modern elevator¬†will not fall.

In our “Common Myths” white paper we tackle this and other common myths about riding in elevators. My hope is that you’ll understand how safe modern elevators are and how important they are to our everyday travel needs.