Secure Transportation and Executive Protection News for Friday, August 17th, 2018
In Vehicle News
Security Driving and Electronic Stability Control
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) is a computer that takes over control of the vehicle when the vehicle’s path is not what the driver intended it to be. For those of us who have lost control of a car, we know that it’s that first twitch of the car that tells us that we are about to have an exciting experience. That twitch is information the car is sending to us. For some, interpreting this information is second nature, and for others, it’s like trying to understand Swahili. That sinking feeling we get in our stomach is the car telling us that it’s not going where we want it to go, but it is going on a path that it wants to go. The value of ESC is that it interprets the information, in most cases, before the average driver or even the above average driver can sense the problem. Once the ESC computer reads the information it starts to set the car on the correct path before we can figure out what’s going on.
In Driver News
From Automotive News
Consumer apprehension grows over autonomous tech, study says
Increasing awareness of self-driving vehicles is fueling apprehension about the safety of the technology, a new survey reveals.
Nearly half of the 1,250 consumers surveyed said they would never buy a Level 5 (or fully autonomous) vehicle, according to a Cox Automotive consumer attitudes study released Thursday. That’s up from 30 percent of the 2,264 people polled two years ago.
And from ISDACenter.Org
A white paper – The Return on Investment of a Security Driver
When viewed through the lens of corporate governance, providing an appropriately trained executive driver may just be elevated from something that is an attractive perk to a prerequisite for decreasing risk.
Consider that if an executive drove to and from the office that time would be unproductive. What does that time cost the shareholders and if the company supplies a security driver what is their return on investment or ROI for short?
The security driver from a business perspective, the cost of executive behind the wheel is a free white paper available at the ISDACenter.Org website.
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