Crash Research & Analysis, Inc.
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Who We Are

Passion. Experience. Diligence.



Crash Research & Analysis, Inc. (CRA) is based in Elma, NY, comprised of dedicated and respected professionals. We are among the most experienced safety research firms in the United States, with more than 35 years of experience in the industry. CRA and its staff are renowned for our expertise in crash investigation and reconstruction, fire origin and cause investigation, EDR imaging and interpretation, injury analysis and causation, crash causation, and safety research studies.


Mission

To make the world safer for future generations.

CRA will achieve its Mission of making the world safer for future generations by providing superior technical and investigative services to our clients at a competitive price.

Vision

Where our surroundings and environment are safer.

CRA envisions that the product of our services will directly inspire innovation and promote technological advancement to improve designs and instill safer practices for generations to come, making our surroundings and environment safer.


MAJOR public-sector Contracts:

2012 - CRA was awarded a contract to provide in-depth, rapid response crash investigation services to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for the Special Crash Investigations (SCI) Program.

2013 - CRA was awarded a subcontract to provide crash investigation services for the Federal Highway Administration’s Strategic Highway Research Project 2 (SHRP2), a project administered by the Transportation Research Board.

2018 - CRA was awarded a contract to provide Quality Control of the Crash Injury Research & Engineering Network (CIREN), a program within the Human Injury Research Division of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

2018 - CRA was awarded a contract to continue providing in-depth, rapid response crash investigation services to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for the Special Crash Investigations (SCI) Program.

Major Projects / Involvement:

  • Special Crash Investigations (SCI)

  • Crash Injury Research & Engineering Network (CIREN)

  • Strategic Highway Research Project II (SHRP2)

  • Truck Crashworthiness Data Special Study (TCDSS)

  • National Automotive Sampling System (NASS)

  • National Motor Vehicle Crash Causation Survey (NMVCCS)

  • Large Truck Crash Causation Study (LTCCS)

  • Bus Crash Causation Study (BCCS)

  • National Child Restraint Usage Special Study (NCRUSS)

  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System Special Study (TPMS-SS)

  • Rollover Data Special Study (RODSS)

  • National Child Occupant Special Study (NCOSS)

  • The Incidence and Role of Drugs in Fatally Injured Drivers Study