Year in Review Part 2 – Surveillance Detection Articles

The high end market understands the criticality of Surveillance Detection (SD), they understand that in many of the environments they work in surveillance detection is not just the best protection; it may be the only protection. Also SD is not new - contrary to some beliefs the Personal Protection industry did not start on Sept. 11 2001. These are a series of articles by … [Read more...]


This is an old booklet, written in the late 80’s by Tony Scotti on how to avoid vehicle attacks, specifically carjacking. The book was written when carjackings were prevalent. It was written as a marketing tool for a company that made shatter proof glass. It covers the ingredients necessary for a successful ambush, and what a driver can do to mitigate vehicle violence.  It … [Read more...]

Mission Oriented Driving Skills (MODS) – Part 2

This is a picture of an 18 Wheel Armored Truck  going through a lane change exercise, and a picture of a MATV doing the same. Over the years these are two of the many Mission Oriented Driving Skills (MODS) Programs we, Vehicle Dynamics Institute have conducted. The programs focus on providing driving skills specific to vehicle borne special operations teams. The training … [Read more...]

Exposing your client to IRS Audits and Tax Penalties is not a good career move- An Article

The social media has no shortage of advice. The wrong advice concerning Security Driving and/or Secure Transportation services can lead you into substantial legal problem. Those two services - Security Driving and/or Secure Transportation are regulated by the IRS. - An explanation - If you are a company or an individual marketing and/or supplying “Security Drivers” or “Secure … [Read more...]

Disseminating Information Via The Social Media

The Vehicle Dynamics Team, which includes Joe Autera, Larry Side, Tony Scotti, Larry Snow and the VDI instructors - are constantly searching for information and conducting research that will ensure our clients and students are receiving the most up to date training and information available. The data and information generated benefits all Secure Transportation and Executive … [Read more...]