Korea Automobile Insurance Repair Research and Training Center, KART

RCAR Member since 1994
Owner: Korea Insurance Development Institute (KIDI)
Address: 37, 813 Beongil, Jinsangmi-ro, Sulsung-myun,
Icheon-si, GyeongGi-Do, Republic of Korea
Fax: Int +82-31-644-1690
Telephone: Int +82-31-644-1628
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Web Address: www.kidi.or.kr
  • Crash Facility:
    • Driving Power: Messring Crash Test Facility System,
    • EVC (Electronic Controlled Vehicle) System 3 Sets
    • Test Track length: 164m(1Ch. Track : 70m, 2Ch. Track: 94m)
    • Barriers: Fixed & Moving Barriers(RCAR, Bumper, Small Overlap, Pole, Side, 30 degrees Barrier)
    • Dummy: Hybrid-III 50% Male Dummy 2 Sets, BioRID-II 1 Set, SID-IIs 1 Set
    • DAS (Data Acquisition System): 128 Channels
    • High-speed Camera: 6 Units
    • Lighting: HMI(Hydrargyrum Medium Arc Length Iodine) System
  • Research Facility (Repair & Painting shops)
  • Training facility (4 Classrooms, Practice space, Dormitory)
  • IT Centre
  • Dormitory and Restaurant
Main activities:
  • Safety: High-speed crash testing, head restraint research, car accident reconstruction
  • Vehicle Group Rating: evaluation of new vehicles in respect of damageability and repairability
  • Repair Time Schedule: study of vehicle repair times, repair research and conduct of experiments in repair techniques
  • Repair Cost Estimating System: Software development such as automobile repair cost computation on-line systems (AOS)
  • Training: training automobile technicians and estimating for insurance staff and adjusters
  • Accident Investigation: investigating the cause of car accidents
  • Statistics research on automobile insurance and repair costs
  • Publishing
Strategic Direction:
  • Reduce repair and car ownership costs
  • Extensive repair research and training of adjusters and repairers
  • Improving safety, damageability and repairability of passenger cars
  • Development of repair cost calculation system
  • Close cooperation with related industries