When VDI coined the phrase, “Behind the Wheel Emergencies” to describe the focus of our training nearly 14 years ago, it was in recognition of the fact that the most common risk the vast majority of Security Drivers face on an everyday basis is a potential crash. Today, with accident related fatalities on the rise, training to the broadest possible spectrum of risks drivers face – from potential accidents to security incidents – is as important as it was more than forty years ago when Tony Scotti first introduced the concept of training to an objective standard and the methodology that made it possible.
As many of you know, we are winding down from a rather hectic two months of training delivery while, in the meantime, preparing for our final open enrollment Protective/Evasive Driving Course of the year. Over the last week or so we have also been taking advantage of the opportunity to examine what lessons learned, or […]
While by now most of us have heard the joke about the young bull and the old bull standing on the top of a hill looking down at a herd of cows grazing beyond a fence; those who have trained with us know that a slow walk down the hill and around the fence isn’t […]
Like many in the protection profession, I have often been asked by others why it is that I had traveled, or would be traveling to, some far off place with a dangerous reputation. But I must admit to being somewhat surprised recently when that very question was posed to me by an executive protection provider, […]