Smith System, a professional driver training company, announced on Feb. 10 that it has added new compliance seminars to its expanded schedule of courses designed to meet the needs of commercial fleets.Recent changes in DOT regulations have been the most significant in 50 years. EPA and OSHA regulations are constantly changing with respect to motor carriers. Commercial fleets need to demonstrate compliance with these regulations, particularly the new hours-of-service rules, to stay in business.As the leader in driver training for more than 50 years, Smith System has helped more than half the Fortune 500 companies improve their safety programs. As with all its offerings, the new compliance seminars guarantee satisfaction and are delivered by industry experts.The new Smith System compliance seminars include:Motor Carrier Safety Seminar: Attendees will learn how to prepare for a DOT compliance review and review up-to-date requirements for hours-of-service, driver qualification (including new medical criteria), cargo securement, alcohol and drug testing, record keeping and more.Hazardous Materials Certification Seminar: Hazmat training, testing and certification are required every 36 months. This seminar will prepare hazmat shippers, transporters and handlers for a DOT compliance review and ensure your staff certifications are current.Safety Professional Certification Seminar: Designed for safety professionals in private fleets or for-hire carriers, this seminar provides advanced training in safety management techniques and the latest EPA and OSHA rules. The Safety Professional Certification Seminar is appropriate groundwork for individuals with first time safety responsibilities or a career development opportunity for experienced safety professionals.Smith System is also offering numerous California specific compliance seminars in conjunction with the California Trucking Association. For a complete schedule and registration, call 1-800-777-7648 or visit www.smith-system.com/DOT.