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Secure Transportation and Executive Protection News for Thursday, August 9th, 2018

In Security News

From Politico

TV networks boost security for reporters at Trump rallies

Notebooks, mics, cameras, hairspray — those are all things TV reporters are used to having with them at political rallies. Now, in the age of President Donald Trump, they’ve added another: security guards.

The networks are employing them, according to reporters, at Trump’s high-octane political rallies, where the media often serves as the No. 1 rhetorical punching bag.

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and from The Drive

Homeland Security Secretary to Visit North Dakota Amid Drone Smuggling Concerns

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen is scheduled to visit the U.S.-Canada border in North Dakota on Thursday to garner a deeper understanding of the security threats posed by drone-centric drug smuggling, according to The Washington Examiner.

“During this trip, Secretary Nielsen will address the Department’s concerns regarding the threats from small unmanned aerial systems and reiterate that the Department is actively seeking new legal authority from Congress to protect and defend Americans against these types of airborne threats,” said the DHS in a statement.

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In Vehicle News

From Motor Authority

You’ll soon be able to compare the safety of electronic driver aids across vehicles

Most major automakers offer electronic driver aids these days, some of which like Tesla’s Autopilot can control the steering of a car. However, the performance levels of driver aids vary across brands and road conditions, in some cases dramatically.

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