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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 Safe is Autonomous Driving?

The fantasy of a self-driving vehicle has been around almost as long as the automotive industry itself. But in the past 15 years, that dream has become a mission for many tech-driven automakers....

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Tips for Delivery Driver Safety

Today’s world depends on delivery truck drivers. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nearly 1.5 million drivers are hitting the road each day to make deliveries.

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How to Prepare for Driving During Hurricane Season

You can’t do anything about the weather. You can, however, change the way you respond to bad weather conditions. For drivers, that response can mean the difference between getting to their...

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The Cost of Pedestrian Accidents and How to Avoid Them

As summer comes to an end, the nights get colder and the days become shorter. Another change that many people don’t realize is that for pedestrians, the days also become more dangerous.

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3 Reasons Commercial Fleet Crashes Are on the Rise

Safety behind the wheel is a concern for every driver, but for fleet safety managers, it’s the single most important aspect of the job. Despite advancements made in automotive safety and...

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How School Bus Driver Training Reduces Risks and Saves Lives

Anyone who drives for a living (or even just as part of their job) has an added element of pressure and responsibility. But when that job involves driving children to and from school, the...

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

Parents and teachers spend a lot of time reminding students to practice safety when walking or riding their bikes to school. However, students aren’t the only ones who need to brush up on their...

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