AXA Winterthur Accident Research
RCAR Member since 2005
Owners: AXA Winterthur
Address: General Guisan-Strasse 40
P.O. Box 357
CH-8401 Winterthur
Switzerland
Fax: +41 52 261 42 62
Telephone: +41 52 261 22 53
Email: bettina.zahnd@axa-winterthur.ch
Web Address: www.axa.ch
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Equipment and Main Activities:
  • Mobile crash test facility with capability to 60kph and 3t or 100kph and 0.5t
  • Annual media event with DEKRA
  • Accident reconstruction database
  • Risk management for fleets (event data recorder, training programs...)
  • Development of new insurance products (cooperation with product development non-life), for example a pilot project with crash recorders for young drivers
  • Development of prevention measures and activities
Strategic Direction:
  • To research the possibilities of new safety systems.
  • To research the use of telematic systems.
  • To research the influence of black boxes in cars.
  • To research the consequent symptoms after rear-end crashes.