ISDA Executive Vehicle and Secure Transportation Report
The Executive Vehicle and Secure Transportation Survey has been conducted every two years since 2013. Practitioners who participated in the survey represent the Corporate, High Net Worth, and Private Security community. 37% of the participants are from the corporate community, 23% are from Private Security, and 21% are from High Net Worth. The average years of experience of the participants are approximately 15 years.
The Survey covers all aspects of secure transportation. The goal of the survey is to examine trends and collect data that develop a broader perspective of the secure transportation profession.
A Summary of the 2017 Report • The Mercedes Benz S Class and the Suburban are the model vehicles most often used for Executive Transportation. • The use of Armored Vehicles has fluctuated: from 15.5% in 2013, to 22.9% in 2015, and to 14.1% in 2017. • 42% of participants have worked in Law Enforcement. 38.7% were in the Military. • 62% rent vehicles for use in Secure Transportation, and of those that do, 74% rent SUVs. • When traveling with the principal, 53.4% hire drivers. • 55% were not aware of the IRS Regulation regarding Secure Transportation.
In this year’s report, we added supplemental information to enhance and support the data.