In April of 2014 we announced the creation of the International Security Driver Association (ISDA). Although concentrating on secure transportation ISDA membership is of value to all in the protective services profession Why ISDA Why Now We are of the opinion that social media have twisted the security driving and executive protection professions into marketing terms with … [Read more...] about An Introduction to the International Security Driver Association
In The News
Recently, some comments posted in the Social Media post/blogs got my attention. The comments were about females in the industry. Contrary to popular belief, females in the protection industry are not new. For decades, there have been, and are, EP practitioners who happen to be female quietly doing their job. Confidentiality does not permit me to mention the names of the many … [Read more...] about Throw Back Thursday 3 – Contrary to popular belief, females in the protection industry are not new.
For decades the Scotti School published a newsletter for Security Drivers. Last year the newsletter morphed into the Security Driver Magazine (SDM). The first three issues of SDM were a beta test that brought us (kicking and screaming) into the world of digital publishing. Although the Magazine is titled “Security Driver Magazine” the articles are pertinent to all … [Read more...] about Security Driver Magazine (SDM) – The First 3 Issues
Last week I went back to the original Scotti School roots, I visited Thompson Speedway in Thompson CT. The track in CT. is where, in the early 70’s, the original Scotti School ran its first training programs in the US (The Scotti School started in South America). Thompson Raceway was the first purpose built road racing course and first asphalt high-banked oval in … [Read more...] about Where It All Began
ISDA Advisory Board Member, Glen Edmunds , spent five months on assignment in Juba Sudan conducting driver-training. His Company Glen Edmunds Performance Driving School designed the program specifically the SPLA (Sudanese Peoples Liberation Army). The training was conducted on behalf of Dyncorp International. This is an article that Glen and Kim Edmunds wrote for Car Nation … [Read more...] about Challenges of Driver Training Programs in Southern Sudan