The ISDA Secure Transportation and Executive Protection News for Tuesday, July 24th, 2018
In Vehicle News
From Chauffeur Magazine
Rolls-Royce chooses chauffeurs over semi-autonomous technology, for now
Rolls-Royce believes that their customers want the driver to drive the vehicle. According to a the article, Rolls-Royce is less interested in semi-autonomous tech because its vehicles are already driven by autonomous technology: professional chauffeurs!
In Driving News
From Auto Rental
Hiring Drivers as Contractors in California? Be Careful.
In the Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court opinion issued April 30, the California Supreme Court clarified the standard for determining whether California workers should be classified as independent contractors or employees.
The ruling establishes a much stricter standard and thus forces a variety of fleet types — from trucking, car rental, vocational, and last-mile delivery, as well as companies in the “gig” economy such as Uber and Lyft — to alter fundamental business practices to comply.
In Terrorism News
From the Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Counter Terrorism Guide – The Methods and Tactics of Global Terrorism
The United States National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC) is pleased to present the International Terrorism Guide Website, a ready reference guide for law enforcement, intelligence, military and security personnel, contingency planners, or citizens concerned about international terrorist threats.
In Executive Protection News
Surveillance Detection, The Art of Prevention, a book by Laura Clark and William Algaier
As much as we would all like to believe that our government and law enforcement agencies can protect us from crime and terrorism, our safety is not completely assured. Certainly, we cannot take the law into our own hands, but we can use legal preventative measures to protect ourselves, our families, our businesses, and our assets. Surveillance detection (SD) is a technique that has been around for a long time and is now being revitalized and implemented worldwide for the war against terror.
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