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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.  

Holiday Driving Dangers and Safety Tips

The holiday season marks the time of year when more people are behind the wheel and have more distractions than usual. While Memorial Day, Labor Day and Fourth of July weekend have, respectively, ...

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The Most Common Mistakes Drivers Make in Winter

Getting behind the wheel of a vehicle is something that’s never to be taken lightly, but that’s especially true during the winter months. When winter weather goes south, drivers have several...

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Avoiding the Driving Dangers of Daylight Saving Time

As daylight saving time comes to an end and winter brings even fewer hours of daylight, drivers are going to spend more time in the dark. Even though the practice of “falling back” gives us all an...

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How Telematics Is Improving Driver Safety

While technological developments have, in many different ways, simplified the lives of drivers, they’ve also significantly increased the risk for distractions behind the wheel.

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5 Smith System Resources for Driver Trainers

As a certified trainer who teaches driving safety to other drivers in your company, you already have the best resource you can get: a Smith System certification and a strong working knowledge of...

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Is Your Distracted Driving Policy Up to Snuff?

Distracted driving continues taking a toll on America’s roads. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, some 391,000 people were injured as the direct result of distracted driving in...

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Key Traits to Look for in an Expert Fleet Safety Program

Safety is always top of mind for every driving safety professional — for many reasons. From a cost standpoint, vehicle collisions rate as some of the most expensive workplace accidents, according...

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The Importance of Converging Fleet Safety Technology

As technology in vehicles becomes more prevalent, drivers have more tools than ever before to provide them with the information they need behind-the-wheel. With in-vehicle options like GPS...

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5 Steps to Creating a Distracted Driving Policy That Saves Lives

Distracted driving continues to be a problem for everyone on the road; distracted drivers can cause harm or even death to other drivers, their passengers or themselves. A 2011 report from the...

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What to Consider When Developing a Fleet Safety Management Policy

If you have a fleet, no matter how large or small, a fleet safety management policy is essential. This policy represents a commitment to a culture of safety and provides guidelines for how...

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