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2015 ISDA Executive Vehicle Survey – SUV’s and Armored Vehicles in EP

Two bits of information that came from the 2015 ISDA Executive Vehicle Survey were surprising (at least to me). The last survey was conducted in 2013. Since 2013 there has been an increase in the number of practitioners that use more than one vehicle, hence the percentages will equal more than 100% .The first set […]

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Old Friends and EP Conferences

A few weeks back I had dinner with two of my favorite people Mike and Marsha Nossaman. Mike is a member of the top secret Quarter Century Club (QCC), which consist of people that I have known for more than 25 years. It’s top secret because most of us are so old we forget we are […]

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Lesser Known Incidents

One of the features of Security Driver Magazine (SDM) and the ISDA Resource Center is a section titled “Lesser Known Incidents” – unknown or not widely known incidents that had a major impact on the business. “Mr. Wynn, we have your daughter.” Steve Wynn is  the owner  the Mirage Hotel and Casino, and a voice […]

Recommended Driving Related Books

Recommended Driving Related Books

Professional Driving Techniques for the Professional and Non-Professional Whether you drive for a living or live to drive, or drive just to get yourself around, safe driving means being aware of situations that cause accidents or injuries and knowing what you can do to avoid or prevent them. This book walks you step-by-step through the […]

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A Networking Event in the UK

Networking is an often overused term and can mean different things to different people. For some it is happy hour  with the gang swapping war stories, reminiscing about the good ole days, and trying to impress each other. That does not fit our definition of networking. For those residing in the UK I would like […]

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EP & Security Driver Job Opportunities Part 2

An EP training program should be teaching you how to curate jobs, to do so would take no longer than an hour.  It is your money, spend it wisely. These are EP/Security Driver job opportunities that can be sent to your in box every day – as many as 15 to 25 a day. But […]

Misperceptions of Personal Protection

When describing what we do in the protection of people, the first hurdle we often have to overcome is the perception that has been created by outside influences. Just yesterday I found myself in a conversation where a potential client was being discussed and I was told that said client did not like “all that […]

The Misconception of Security Driving and Secure Transportation

For some in the industry, especially those just entering the business, there is a misconception of the definition of security driving – in particular, the job description of a security driver. Security driving is more than driving a vehicle. It requires the skill and knowledge to move a principal from point A to point B […]

All for One, One for All….Can You Work and Live by This Motto?

Alexandre Dumas couldn’t describe better the importance of unity and solidarity within a team when he wrote one of the world’s most well-known historical novels, The Three Musketeers.   In our line of work, we can see how important it is for all team members to work dedicated to one purpose (keeping client and team safe) […]