Category: Podcast

The Executive Protection and Secure Transportation podcast

The Science of the Omar García Harfuch Vehicle Ambush and Lessons Learned

In June of 2020, the Omar Garcia Harfuch (OGH) ambush was not the first time Tony Scotti has gone through the painstaking process of accurately analyzing a lethal ambush targeting a high-profile, at-risk individual. However, the Omar García Harfuch “OGH” ambush is one of the first vehicle attacks that was videoed as it was happening.

Adding the Vehicle Dynamics Institute team to the testing process created unprecedented results in the data collected and the lessons learned.

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State of Security Driver Training

A tragic video has been circulating throughout various social media. It took place at Fort Tiuna in Caracas, Venezuela. The video is from a bodyguard training program. This terrible event brings to light a problem – which is the state of security driver training. 

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Security Driver Pay Scale and Salaries

While curating Security Driver job opportunities for our International Security Driver Association members, we data mined the salaries offered on LinkedIn and Employment Websites. Our goal was to get an idea of the Security Driver’s Pay Scale.

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Surveillance Detection Series

Understanding how, when, and where an attacker is likely to conduct surveillance as well as how to plan, manage and conduct effective surveillance detection operations is an essential tool for security providers. The following is a list that contains articles and podcast episodes on the topic of Surveillance Detection.

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Episode 204 Runflats, Winter and Electric Vehicle Tires

when news about tires and how they affect the Security Driver and the Secure Transportation function comes into the Association’s network, our members and we feel that we need to make the community aware of this important news. So here are a few news items that have come out lately that we hope can assist you.

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Episode 203 - Why Do You Need a Security Driver

The question that many Security Drivers and Secure Transportation providers have heard – “Why do I need a Security Driver – Why can’t we use a chauffeur service?” Or – why can’t we use an Uber or Lyft car?

Good question and as a professional security driver or secure transportation provider you need a good answer.

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201 – Road Rage Statistics

Episode 201 - Road Rage Statistics

With all the inherent risks security drivers secure transportation service providers face on the road, there is probably none more so than road rage or aggressive driving. So, today we are talking all about road rage – what it is, how to avoid it, and some interesting statistics that show the impact of road rage.

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