Larry Snow with the Secure Transportation and Executive Protection News for Monday, June 4th, 2018.
In Driving News
From Business Insider
Judge finds Apple Watch wearer guilty of distracted driving
It’s probably a bad idea to check your Apple Watch while driving.
That’s the lesson from a Canadian judge who found a woman guilty of distracted driving for looking at her Apple Watch while stopped at a traffic light. He rejected her claim that she was only checking the time.
In Vehicle News
IndyCar driver Scott Dixon drove on a version of the Indianapolis municipal police department’s challenge course, which included elements such as an evasive maneuvering, threshold braking, backing serpentine and a forward serpentine. It was like a course IMPD trains recruits on but scaled down to fit in the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum parking lot.
And speaking of IndyCar Mark Reuss, an executive for General Motors was driving the pace car at Sunday’s Verizon IndyCar Series race when it crashed.
In Cyber Security News
The next 9/11 will be a cyber attack, security expert warns
A cyber attack of devastating proportions is not a matter of if, but when, numerous security experts believe.
And the scale of it, one information security specialist said this week, will be such that it will have its own name — like Pearl Harbor or 9/11.
From the International Security Driver Association
Quick Analysis of EP/Secure Transportation Job Opportunities
In the process of curating job opportunities for our members, we came across this interesting piece of data.
In a 55-day time frame, the ISDA curated and shared 110 job opportunities. The metric that struck us was that 38% of the job opportunities were located in California. The numbers indicated that three states represent 54% of the jobs, and 68% were for various types of EP positions, and 19% for Security Drivers. EP and Secure Transportation job opportunities are like any other opportunities in any other profession; they are sensitive to geography.
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