When it comes to your roadside emergency kit are you the Risk Taker, the Cub Scout, the List Maker, the Undertaker…or have you gone all out with a Bug Out Bag? (See the accompanying Infographic for the answer)
There is no denying that GPS – Short for Global Positioning System – technology has changed the way professional Security Drivers and other protection practitioners go about their jobs. Today onboard GPS navigation systems are standard on virtually every make and model of executive-level vehicle, and you’d be hard-pressed to find a Security Driver or protection practitioner whose cell phone didn’t have a GPS navigational capability through an app installed by the device’s manufacturer, or one (or more) which they installed themselves. In fact, it’s not unusual for our students – the vast majority of whom are highly experienced practitioners – to recount tales of the guy or gal in the back seat questioning the driver’s choice of routes and referring to information they are receiving in near real-time from Waze or some similar app, on their own phone.
However, as with any technology, GPS mapping and routing apps have their limits.
A closer look at an age-old secure transportation/protection route planning function was inspired by United Parcel Service – commonly referred to as UPS.
While there may not be anything “new” in this video – Charles and his pal Chris performed the remote hack mentioned in the video quite a while ago, and as he notes, once Chrysler was made aware of it the company promptly resolved that particular vulnerability on their particular vehicles – the level of control […]
Given the sheer volume of training programs we deliver in any given year, we’ve heard just about every opinion imaginable when it comes to SUVs. They’re big, they’re heavy, they have a high center of gravity… they’re not fuel efficient (go figure). So what’s not to like? From a safety standpoint, in a crash these […]