Crash Testing

CSI conducts live, fully instrumented and documented crash tests for research and conference support. We have performed hundreds of fully instrumented and documented crash tests all over the world from North America to Europe to Australia.

Crash Conferences

Crash Data Retrieval

The Collision Safety Institute is the premiere Crash Data Retrieval Tool training and research group and is the home of the longest standing industry standard training program for the Bosch Crash Data Retrieval (CDR) Tool Data Analyst Certification course.

CDR Courses

Crash Research

CSI staff participate as regular contributors to the number one publication for accident reconstruction and traffic investigation: "Collision: The International Compendium for Crash Research."

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Collision Safety Institute

The Collision Safety Institute (CSI) is an independent traffic collision research, training and crash consulting organization. Since 2002, CSI’s mission has been to provide state-of-the-art training and technology transfer to both public and private entities involved in the analysis and evaluation of motor vehicle collisions, provide technical support to professional associations and organizations in their training efforts and conduct testing and research on surface vehicle collision topics and related technology. CSI continues to offer the longest standing, unparalleled training and support on the Bosch CDR Tool. Current content of the CDR Data Analyst’s Course covers the very latest in GM, Chrysler, Ford, Toyota, Honda, Nissan, Mazda, Suzuki, BMW, Volvo and Mercedes-Benz and others through the latest version of the CDR Tool software.

When it comes to research and testing, CSI’s unique assembly of the varied backgrounds and disciplines, experience and talents of the staff, affiliate and adjunct instructors and researchers offers more than 150 years of combined, cumulative experience in virtually all areas of motor vehicle collision research and analysis. For more than the past 20 years, in a variety of positions and conditions and addressing a multitude of situations and variables, CSI’s experts have been involved in more than 1300 pedestrian, motorcycle, air bag deployment, “low speed” and even commercial vehicle crash tests.

Visit the “Courses” page and find out more about the cutting edge programs, such as our CDR Training course, we offer worldwide and can – do – offer at a variety of other locations…including yours, just give us a call! Give us an opportunity to demonstrate the difference longstanding, credible experience makes.

W. R. “Rusty” Haight
Director
The Collision Safety Institute
(858) 484-9795

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