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Oil & Gas

Driving in oil and gas fields is dangerous. Don’t let unsafe driving habits put your fleet at risk.

Hauling crude oil, refined oil or other combustible materials comes with a high risk. Fleet managers can’t afford the added risk of drivers who aren’t properly trained. Smith System has been providing driver safety training for the oil and gas sector for decades, and we understand the unique environments in which these drivers work.

What Training Is Right for Me?


The oil and gas industry can be dangerous. Fortunately, through proper training, you can reduce some of the risks your drivers encounter on the road. Our DriverDirect program combines classroom and behind-the-wheel training to prepare your drivers for various situations and conditions they encounter. To make implementation simpler, our instructors will travel to you for training.

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Driving Instruction for Oil and Gas
Driving Safety Instruction Crash Avoidance Training


Smith System DriverTrainer certification provides your trainers with knowledge to equip your employees with safer driving practices. We provide four- and five-day sessions where trainers learn how to teach safe driving techniques and crash-prevention methods. Trainers also learn how to discern drivers’ strengths and weaknesses to make training more personal and effective.

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Advanced Backing

Drivers are up to 130 times more likely to have a crash in reverse. To combat this, Smith System’s Advanced Backing course can educate and protect your fleet from the most common causes of crashes. Help your employees stay safe with our all-day course on backing, parking and close-quarter maneuvering.

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Web-based online fleet safety training


Well suited for oil and gas drivers’ busy schedules, SmithE-Learning℠ is a time-sensitive strategy for driver training. Training can be done anytime, anywhere, and results are available to managers 24/7. Choose from a large library of topics, ranging from distracted driving to hazardous weather driving. While behind-the-wheel training is the most effective form of learning, SmithE-Learning is an excellent way for your employees to refresh safe driving practices.

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Safety & Compliance Consulting

Smith System offers two- and five-day courses to help your oil and gas company stay in compliance. These DOT courses are designed for fleet safety managers, driver managers, safety supervisors and administrative support personnel.

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DOT Compliance Consulting