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The International Compendium for Crash Research

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 or digital download compendium of the proceedings of either the ARC-CSI Crash Conference or the EDR Summit including presentations, reference material, crash data, videos, photos, and much more.

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Current Issue - Volume 12, Issue 1

Collision Volume 12, Issue 1

3 Different Methodologies

Collision Volume 12, Issue 1

Tire Friction Comparison of Three Tire Types in Warm and Near Freezing Temperatures

Collision Volume 12, Issue 1

A Dirty Trick to Achieve the Desired Result, or What?

Collision Volume 12, Issue 1

Motorcycle Center of Gravity Data Methodology and Reference

Collision Volume 12, Issue 1

Fracture Energy Calculations for Wooden Utility Poles

Collision Volume 12, Issue 1

Autonomous Vehicle Technology

Collision Volume 12, Issue 1

3D Laser Scanners in Crash Testing

Collision Volume 12, Issue 1

Fast Approach to Building Cases

Collision Volume 12, Issue 1

Evaluation of the Mide Slam Stick


Current Issue of Collision Magazine Current Issue
Volume 12.1, 2017

Volume 12 issue 1 of Collision Magazine is "at the printer".  In this issue, we provide a multitude of fresh research articles, most of which are peer-reviewed.

This issue also contains the digital download for the 2017 EDR Summit. This was the largest attended Summit to date. The digital download gives you access to the distributed PowerPoint presentations converted to PDF.

The next issue of Collision, Volume 12, Issue 2 is planned to be shipped Winter 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 5-7, 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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