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...] about Year in Review Part 2 – Surveillance Detection Articles
Vehicle Dynamics Institute
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...] about THREE SECONDS TO SAFETY
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...] about Disseminating Information Via The Social Media
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?