A recent video of a Toyota Truck coming close to flipping as it drove through the “Moose Test”, created a great deal of Social Media talk. PDC would like to share our thoughts on the video. Our Thoughts For those that conduct EVOC programs, the Moose Test is a lane change without the decision component. […]
Understeer and Oversteer are terms used to explain vehicle characteristics, and they are important signals transmitted to you by the vehicle, it is how the vehicle communicates to you. It is the vehicles way of telling you what you should do next. In a nutshell, understeer and oversteer are the interrelationships of the front and rear ends of the car.
Over 90 percent of the information, we need to control the vehicle comes from what we see. Vision is the foundation of safe and secure driving. Vision is a complex sense affected by a number of variables, many over which we have no control. Your vision inside the car is not only affected by physical […]
In the late 80’s and early 90’s South America in general, and Colombia in particular, was not someplace you took the wife and kids for a vacation. The Middle East was its usual pit of a place.
Other than soccer, vehicle attacks were the national pastime. The old Scotti School (like the present day Vehicle Dynamics Institute (VDI) was roaming around those locations conducting training on a regular basis. Executives working in those areas were driving in two and sometimes three car motorcades. Lead and backup vehicles had shooters. So the question was raised, “Do you guys do shooting?”.
The Police Driving Techniques book, written in 1988, and was the genesis for the present-day Driving Techniques book. The original book was written for the Law Enforcement community. Throughout the last 33 years, the book morphed into a driving book for the public.
Although never published, the book has been updated for internal use only. PDC will be sharing the updated info via its newsletter – The Dynamics of Driver Training.