Data Collection & Research (KAC) has changed the entire transportation data collection philosophy, process and structure in this country.

For over a decade, KAC has been the only group in the US collecting data and conducting research on nontraffic incidents.

Nontraffic incidents include injuries or deaths that occur in or around a vehicle; but take place off of public roads or highways mainly in parking lots or driveways.

These types of incidents include, but are not limited to; backovers, frontovers, heat stroke, power window strangulation or amputation, vehicles inadvertently knocked into gear, trunk entrapment, seat belt strangulation and underage drivers. is now recognized as the #1 authority about emerging and existing nontraffic incidents that injure or kill children. leadership team co-authored a first of it’s kind study (Unintentional non-traffic injury and fatal events: Threats to children in and around vehicles) published in Traffic Injury Prevention in 2017.

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