Police Driver Newsletter – October 2021 includes Mustang Mach E Michigan State Police Test, the Driver’s Equation, and more.
If there is one exercise that appears in most all EVOC programs it would be the slalom course. Driving through a slalom creates an abundance of teaching points, one of them is the effect of vehicle speed on the decision-making process. The following are some examples of how that can be accomplished.
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. […]
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 […]
This is a series of articles written by Brian Beckman, PhD. Although written for the racer many of the articles can be adapted to EVOC training. The Physics of Racing, Part 1: Weight Transfer