CRASH TEST PARTNERS
Vehicle crash testing to provide information for consumers is conducted
in Europe, USA, Japan and Australia. Government departments, motoring organisations,
consumer organisations and insurance companies support these programs.
Here is a list of known participants around the world. There are hundreds
of organisations involved.
Australia/New Zealand, Japan,
Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP)
Began with full frontal crash tests in 1992 and commenced offset crash
tests (initially at 60km/h) in 1993. Aligned with EuroNCAP test protocol
in late 1999.
National Organization for Automotive Safety & Victims' Aid (OSA)
is a government-affiliated organization established by Japanese Government's
investment. The organization is engaged in a variety of duties for prevention
of auto accidents and promotion of the welfare of injured parties.
Began offset and side impact crash tests in 1997.
Began full frontal and side impact crash tests in the mid 1990s.
US Government Department began crash testing in the late 1970s.
Began offset crah tests in teh mid-1990s. Represents the following
(long) list of US Insurers. This list is subject to change - see
the official IIHS list
for the latest details.
Road Safety Index of this site
Master list of offset crash tests
List maintained by Vehicle Design and Research Pty