Clients choose Smith System because we teach drivers to drive differently. We give fleet drivers of all types the knowledge and tools to make better decisions behind the wheel. This leads to a significant return on investment in terms of crash reduction, injury reduction, maintenance savings, fuel savings, higher employee satisfaction and, most importantly, saved lives.
Another reason clients choose Smith System? Our reputation. Founded in 1952, Smith System is the nation’s first fleet driver safety training organization. We deliver behind-the-wheel instruction to more than 250,000 drivers annually and serve customers on every continent. More than half of Fortune 500 fleets use Smith System for driver safety training.
As the world’s leading crash-avoidance training company, Smith System offers instruction in more than 22 languages and 100 countries around the world. All of our courses are based on The Smith5Keys®. In addition to behind-the-wheel driver instruction and classroom training, Smith System also offers e-learning, safety and compliance consulting, and powerful, leading-edge technology to help you manage your fleet and drivers.
Smith System has also been integrating driver training with telematics, driver scoring metrics and predictive risk analysis since 2012. Smith360® certified ELDs offer advanced GPS location and telematics to track your fleet while also monitoring driver behavior. Plus, ours is the only telematics program tied directly to driver safety training.Learn More
Our clients refer to Smith System as “nothing short of a miracle” and “the best form of driver training.”
But more importantly, they note the significant financial savings and safety improvements they have enjoyed after working with us. Our testimonials describe real-world results:
Summer Driving Safety in the Age of COVID-19
Summertime driving safety has always been an important topic, but it takes on a new meaning in the age of COVID-19. As the country reopens and businesses strive to return to normal, professional drivers face new regulations and guidelines. In addition to new business policies, there are also daily safety precautions that drivers should follow when behind the wheel.Read More
Drivers Alert Acquisition Announcement
Smith System Expands Online Driver Education with 175 New Driving Courses Since 1952, Smith System® has worked to create a safer world by providing the most effective and trusted crash-avoidance driver training available. Over time, as driver habits and safety threats have changed, we have adapted and expanded our training to help drivers overcome those challenges. Built around The Smith5Keys®, and more relevant than ever in 2020, our training serves customers in over 100 countries, reaching more than 250,000 drivers annually.Read More
10 Distracted Driving Statistics and Facts That All Drivers Must Know
Distracted driving continues to be a threat to safety on today’s roads. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, distracted driving was directly responsible for some 3,450 deaths in 2016, and thousands more were injured. Despite all the attention given to the dangers of distracted driving, statistics indicate that too many drivers aren’t taking these dangers seriously. An increasing number of distractions are adding to the problem. While distracted driving is most often thought of as being related to cell phone use these days, there are many different types of distracted driving. In fact, anything that takes your mind and focus away from driving is considered a distraction.Read More
What Happens if You Have a Car Crash in a Company Vehicle?
Not all car crashes are created equal. They can cause varying amounts of damage, both to property and to people, and they happen for several different reasons — from human error to mechanical failure to weather-related problems. But what happens if you get in a car crash in a company vehicle? While most of us know the necessary procedures to follow when we’re in a car crash, what happens after the crash can be somewhat different when that crash involves a company vehicle.Read More
In 1952, Harold Smith established Smith System Driver Improvement Institute, the nation’s first professional driver training company. He understood that most crashes are preventable if the right driving habits are learned, practiced and applied consistently. Since then, millions of drivers throughout the world have benefited from the program he developed.Learn More