Many training programs teach an exercise called Lines and Apexes. The goal of the exercise is to train the student to maximize their speed through a corner; from a vehicle dynamics viewpoint, that is a different skill set than operating a vehicle in a sudden emergency scenario.
The Effect of ESC on the PIT Maneuver – Plus Legal Considerations
The Precision Immobilization Technique (PIT) maneuver is frequently used as a training tool in both police and protective driver training programs. With the advent of ESC and a Supreme Court decision concerning the PIT maneuvers. The International Security Driver Association (ISDA) has curated articles that can be of value to the EVOC and private trainers.
Defining Vehicle Dynamics
Vehicle Dynamics are two words that you tend to often see on websites and social media platforms dealing with driver training. It is my opinion that many providers take liberty with the definition of Vehicle Dynamics. This is not a criticism, but an observation.
The Time and Distance Relationship
When moving through any scenario the driver is managing time and distance. In an emergency, survival comes down to how much time and distance do you have to avoid the problem.
The Moose Test Doesn’t Hold Its Own Weight
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. […]
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