Police Driver Newsletter – October 2021 includes Mustang Mach E Michigan State Police Test, the Driver’s Equation, and more.
Mustang Mach E Passes MSP Police Test
The Mustang Mach E received much media attention for being the first Electric Vehicle (EV) to pass the Michigan State Police Test. We here, at PoliceDriver.Com, believe it is well deserved. It may be the first Police EV tested, but it will not be the last.
“High Performance Driving” – Scientifically Measuring Driving Skills.
An article that appeared in the December issue of Tactics and Preparedness. The title is “High Performance Driving” but the article is more about defining and scientifically measuring driving skills. Some excerpts from the article: “If a driver can use 50 percent of the vehicle’s emergency maneuvering capability – they are considered an inexperienced driver. […]
The effects of electronic stability control (ESC) on the Pursuit Intervention Technique.
As the title states, this is a research paper examining the effect of electronic stability control (ESC) on the PIT maneuver. The paper takes a scientific approach to examine the ESC/PIT question. In my opinion, it is an example of what can be accomplished when the science of driving is used as a learning tool. Kudos […]
High-speed police chases have killed thousands of innocent bystanders
A USA TODAY analysis shows that more than 5,000 bystanders and passengers have been killed in police car chases since 1979, and tens of thousands more were injured as officers repeatedly pursued drivers at high speeds and in hazardous conditions, often for minor infractions. The article has video’s and graphics that will surely create a […]