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is the number one publication for accident reconstruction, traffic investigation and crash research.

Over the course of the last 11 years, Collision Magazine has become the preeminent crash reconstruction print publication providing subscribers with access to timely, reliable and fresh research, thought-provoking reconstruction related studies and meaningful crash test data from multiple sources.  A semi-annual publication, Collision Magazine serves crash reconstructionists from the government and private sectors internationally. 

Every issue of Collision Magazine is packed with new, invaluable information on a variety of topics. Moreover, included with every issue is a data DVD compendium of the proceedings of either the ARC-CSI Crash Conference or the CDR User's Summit including presentations, reference material, crash data, videos, photos, and much more.

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Current Issue - Volume 11, Issue 2

Collision Volume 11, Issue 2

Evaluating Crash Data from Late Model GM Vehicles

Collision Volume 11, Issue 2

Accelerations Present during the Trip Phase of a Rollover Crash

Collision Volume 11, Issue 2

PDOF Real or Abstract?

Collision Volume 11, Issue 2

Impact Speed Determination in a Head-on Crash using Bayesian Networks

Collision Volume 11, Issue 2

Evaluation of the MIDE Slam Stick X

Collision Volume 11, Issue 2

Low-speed Rear-end Crash Analysis

Collision Volume 11, Issue 2

Piston-type Bumper Isolator Compression Versus Delta-V in Bumper-to-Barrier and Bumper-to-Bumper Impacts

Collision Volume 11, Issue 2

The Longevity of Scene Evidence from a Rollover Case Study

Collision Volume 11, Issue 2

Motorcycle Crash Testing


Current Issue of Collision Magazine Current Issue
Volume 11, Issue 2, 2016

Volume 11 issue 2 of Collision Magazine is out now.  In this issue, we provide a multitude of fresh research articles, most of which are peer-reviewed.

This issue also contains the data DVD of the 2016 ARC-CSI Crash Conference. The disc includes all of the crash data collected on crash day including photos and video and the distributed PowerPoint presentations converted to PDF.

The next issue of Collision, Volume 12, Issue 1 is planned to be shipped in Summer 2017.


Collision Magazine Special Edition Hyundai Kia EDRCollision Magazine Special Edition #1
Hyundai & Kia Crash Data The Indispensable Compendium
Limited Press Release

Buy now for only $29.00 plus shipping

Collision Publishing is pleased to announce the first Special Edition of Collision Magazine. Due to the response of the Hyundai/Kia articles in the past two issues of Collision (Volume 8, Issues 1 and 2), we have reprinted two of those articles together in this special edition. This is a limited press release. The special edition is printed with the same quality and detail you have come to expect with Collision Magazine.

The Special Edition #1 contains the following articles:

  • Hyundai & Kia Crash Data a Preliminary Overview (1st published in Collision Vol. 8, Issue 1)
  • Hyundai & Kia Crash Data Compendium (1st published in Collision Vol. 8, Issue 2)
    • General Functionality of the Hyundai & Kia EDR Tool(s)
    • A Review of Hyundai & Kia Crash Data from "Real World" Crashes
    • A Review of Crash Testing Involving Hyundai & Kia Vehicles
    • Coverage Spoofing: Data From Unsupported Hyundai & Kia Vehicles

This issue is available for purchase for only $29.00 plus shipping. Please note this issue is NOT included with the Collision Magazine subscription, it is an optional special edition printing. Also note, if you already purchased Collision Volume 8, issues 1 & 2, you already have these articles. This special edition simply combines both articles in one convenient resource.

ARC-CSI Crash Conference

2017 ARC-CSI Crash Conference
September 18-21, 2017
Las Vegas, NV

The ARC-CSI Crash Conference is held annually in Las Vegas, NV. Every year for the past 15 years running, the ARC-CSI Crash team has conducted multiple instrumented and documented full scale crash tests which have consistently been noted for their value as the basis for research and as reference in other research and projects. Without fail, conference attendees leave the conference with a complete collection of the detailed crash data, photos and video.

EDR Summit Event Data Recorder

2018 EDR Summit
March 2018
Houston, TX

This annual Summit focuses on EDR research, collection and analysis for vehicle crash investigation. EDR technology is growing at a rapid pace. With the addition of many active safety systems now in vehicles and autonomous driving on the horizon, we have expanding the topics to include additional tools used in the collection of EDR data. The presentations will focus on EDR data found in light trucks, passenger cars, SUVs, motorcycles, heavy commercial vehicles, active safety systems, autonomous driving, and vehicle infotainment systems.


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