Despite calls from some quarters to reduce inspections of medium-sized trucks — those larger than standard pickups but smaller than big freight haulers — award-winning research from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business shows that such oversight is highly cost effective. For every dollar spent on safety programs, including inspections, nearly $9 is saved in prevented property damage, injuries and fatalities.
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The Smith School's world-class faculty are routinely quoted in leading business and other media, while Smith's innovative programs and research projects also receive attention.
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About the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business
The Robert H. Smith School of Business is an internationally recognized leader in management education and research. One of 12 colleges and schools at the University of Maryland, College Park, the Smith School offers undergraduate, full-time and part-time MBA, executive MBA, online MBA, MS in business, PhD and executive education programs, as well as outreach services to the corporate community. The school offers its degree, custom and certification programs in learning locations in North America and Asia.