In 2021, Seventy-four percent of those who participated in the survey did not use an armored vehicle. Of the Twenty-Six percent who use armored vehicles, their vehicles are armored to levels B4, B6, and B7.Read More
The Executive Protection and Executive Protection podcast is provided by the International Security Driver Association. Every week we share secure transportation and executive protection headlines, news, trends, and educational content for today’s practitioners. The following is a list of recent podcasts episodes focused on Armored Vehicles.Read More
To ensure the safety and security of the principal, security drivers and secure transportation providers should understand that all vehicles have inherent characteristics that decrease the performance of the vehicle, and create a dangerous scenario for the principal. One of those characteristics is the vehicle’s static stability factor (SSF).Read More
When a vehicle is approaching its limit of adhesion, a driver has two conflicting signals. The first signal is the steering wheel getting light, which means that it requires less effort to increase steering input (turn the steering wheel). The reason for this is that the adhesion the tire makes with the road is getting increasingly smaller – quickly.
The second signal is the vehicle load the driver feels at the back of the seat (their butt), which at the limit of adhesion is high.Read More
The ISDA SUV of The Year is the Chevy Suburban LTZ (and its GMC twin, the Yukon XL). The major characteristic that separates the Chevy…Read More
In July we sent a survey to our contact list, we also posted the survey on the Social Media. (Very little response) The Survey results…Read More
We recently conducted a program for a group of law enforcement officers whose mission requires them, on a regular basis, to drive into the kill…Read More