Leslie Smart has 50 (fifty) years of experience in trucks, truck equipment, related equipment, distribution by truck and tractor trailer (conventional and Hazmat), specifications, procurement, vehicle safety, DOT regulations-compliance, operations, risk management, tires, truck maintenance (internal & by contract both with Penske & Ryder) and driver safety, training, behavior & monitoring. His experience also includes leasing of all types including full service leases and managing a fleet through a fleet management company. Responsibilities included management of fleets up to 5,500 vehicles in number.
Les has worked for defendants as well as plaintiffs. He has performed as an expert witness for the plaintiff in an injury law suit involving a truck that resulted in a multi-million-dollar settlement through mediation subsequent to his deposition.
Professional Associations: Member of N.A.F.A. & N.T.E.A.
Extensive experience using Penske, Ryder and other providers under contract.
Published author for Business Fleet; Work Truck & Heavy Duty Trucking. A dozen articles or more may be found on the Business Fleet website: www.businessfleet.com search for his name.
His address is: www.smartfleetmgmt.com
Please also see his profile on LinkedIn.
Areas of Expertise
- Accident Investigation
- Bus & Truck Safety/Accident
- Car & Truck Rental
- Driver Behavior
- Hazardous Materials
- Infotainment & Telematics Systems
- Oil & Gas
- Risk Management
- Transportation Engineering
- Transportation Safety
Available Upon Request