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Smith System Blog

Whether you’re a fleet manager, compliance officer, executive, sales director or delivery driver, you’ll find helpful information on the Smith System blog that you can immediately put to use. Learn about driver safety, new technology impacting our roadways, the latest safety stats, tips to make your fleet more efficient, changes in regulations and much more.  

How Safe is Autonomous Driving?

Tips for Delivery Driver Safety

How to Prepare for Driving During Hurricane Season

The Cost of Pedestrian Accidents and How to Avoid Them

Driving Safety Tips That Bus Drivers Need to Know

3 Reasons Commercial Fleet Crashes Are on the Rise

How School Bus Driver Training Reduces Risks and Saves Lives

Back to School Safety: What Drivers Need to Look Out for This Fall

The Top 10 Most Dangerous Highways in the U.S.

How Small Businesses Can Benefit from Fleet Tracking

How Telematics Is Improving Driver Safety

Are Your Drivers Maintaining Proper Following Distance?

The Impact of Hard Braking and Acceleration on Your Fleet

Truck Driver Shortage: Why It's Happening and How to Fix It

Fatal Motor Vehicle Crashes: Statistics and Trends

Is Your Company In Need of a More Advanced Fleet Safety Program?

5 Smith System Resources for Driver Trainers

8 Tips to Avoid Summertime Driving Dangers

Is Your Fleet’s Infotainment System Hurting More Than It Is Helping?

Is Your Distracted Driving Policy Up to Snuff?

100 Days of Dangerous Driving

6 Close Quarter Maneuvering Tips for Heavy Haul Trucking

10 Distracted Driving Statistics and Facts That Safe Drivers Need to Know

Best Practices for Reversing Light- and Medium-Duty Vehicles

Key Traits to Look for in an Expert Fleet Safety Program

The Importance of Converging Fleet Safety Technology

5 Steps to Creating a Distracted Driving Policy That Saves Lives

Two-Wheeler Behind-the-Wheel Training: Why Is It so Important?

What to Consider When Developing a Fleet Safety Management Policy

3 Goals for an Experienced Fleet Safety Management Team

The Complete DOT Audit Checklist

Who Is Subject to Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations?

Why Your Vehicle Needs a ‘Sterile Cockpit’ Rule

What Happens if You Have a Car Crash in a Company Vehicle?

Pink Jeep Tours Focuses on Safety Using the Smith System

5 Cost-Effective Ways to Reduce Traffic Crashes

Safer Parking: What You Probably Didn't Know

5 Best Practices for Creating Fleet Policies and Procedures

Is Drowsy Driving Deadlier Than Drunk Driving?

YRC Freight Drivers Find Millions of Miles of Safety with Smith System

Six Ways to Safely Manage Technology on the Road

Smith System and Wilson County School District Take the High Road to Safety

Teaching Your Family Driving Safety Using the Smith System

Five Things Every New Fleet Safety Manager Needs to Know

The ABCs of Fleet Telematics

Five Ways to Manage Risks When Driving a Heavy Haul Vehicle

How to Select an Online Driver Safety Course

Top Three Reasons It's Essential to Train Your Drivers

Driver Training Helps Keep Communities Safe

Behind-the-Wheel Training vs. E-Learning

How to Reduce Employer Liability for On-the-Job Crashes

How Negligent Entrustment Can Affect Your Company

Top 5 Benefits of Advanced Driver Training

Best Practices for Monitoring Drivers’ MVRs

The Cost of On-the-Job Traffic Crashes

ADVANCED DRIVER TRAINING BEGINS BEHIND THE WHEEL

IS NAVIGATION FROM TELEMATICS RIGHT FOR YOUR FLEET?

DOES DRIVER SAFETY TRAINING REDUCE CRASHES?

QUALITIES TO LOOK FOR IN SELECTING A DRIVER TRAINER

The Effects of Drowsy Driving

The Impact of Distracted Driving

5 Ways to Improve Fleet Driver Safety

Veteran Dan Houghton Brings Service Dog to Smith System Training

Winter Weather Driving Safety Tips: Follow the smith5keys

What You Need to Know About the ELD Mandate

Are Online Driver Safety Courses Right for You?

Three Ways for Your Fleet to Save Fuel

Three Types of Distracted Driving

Six Tips for Driving Alert

Three Ways Telematics are Changing Fleet Management

Five Reasons You Should Implement a Distracted Driving Policy

Distracted Driving: The Dangers of Infotainment and Navigation Systems

Deaths from Crashes on the Rise Despite Advances in Safety Technology

The Importance of Behind-the-Wheel Training

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