Starting in the mid 80’s the Scotti School published a quarterly newsletter for the Protective Services Community. They were hard copies distributed the old fashion way – US mail. Over the years the newsletter morphed into the ISDA Pulse. ISDA is an acronym for the International Security Driver Association. Although concentrating on secure transportation the newsletter is of … [Read more...] about TBT- The Scotti School Newsletter for the Protective Services Community
Moving forward Security Driver Magazine (SDM) will be the International Security Driver Association (ISDA) Journal for the Secure Transportation Professional. SDM is a Quarterly publication that addresses the issues that affect ISDA members. The Journal is free to all ISDA Members and will be available to non-members for a fee. The Magazine is sent to key decision makers in … [Read more...] about Security Driver Magazine (SDM) – The First 3 Issues
Article By - Joe Autera - Larry Side - and Tony Scotti - Below is an article that appeared in the New York Times, it is about the danger of 15 passenger vans. Many years back we conducted training for a government agency that used 15 passenger vans as escort vehicles. They escorted 18 Wheel armored trucks. (A future article) The equipment they carried in the vans made them top … [Read more...] about Vans – SUV’s – Armored Vehicles – and Training
By Joe Autera - Larry Side - Tony Scotti A while back we wrote a small article titled “You Can’t Be Average”; the article got a great deal of response, and one of the most asked questions was - OK, when talking about driving and Escaping The Kill Zone, (ETKZ) if not “Average” then “What is good”. To answer the question we go to the data VDI collects to test their vehicles … [Read more...] about Escaping The Kill Zone – What Is Good?
We recently conducted a program for a group of law enforcement officers whose mission requires them, on a regular basis, to drive into the kill zone. This is a scenario the security community may find unusual. But there are SWAT Teams all over the world whose job requires them on a regular basis to drive into the kill zone. This scenario is a classic example of a group whose … [Read more...] about Mission Oriented Driving Skills (MODS) – Driving Into The Kill Zone