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Find exciting news about the FIA Smart Driving Challenge. Get updates about our team leaders, follow the challenge through the season or learn more about our past winners. Learn about exciting initiatives or how to get a hang of that thing they call eco-driving. We are here to help and inspire, to coach and to be your pal in the car - evolving together.

The FIA SDC is a challenge for every driver in the world to become a better version of themselves - but it's also a way to spread insights and learnings on how to be sustainable on the roads. It's an initiative between the FIA and Greater Than.


Gold car driving on road
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2022-11-30
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The FIA SDC Season 2022 finalists announced!
The FIA Smart Driving Challenge Season 2022 playoffs have ended and we have the two drivers heading for the grand finale.
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2022-11-15
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Sharing the road safely
Knowing how to show consideration to other road users is important. Here are five top tips for sharing the road safely.
Cars driving with FIA SDC score
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2022-11-10
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FIA Smart Driving Challenge Season 2022 playoffs are coming!
The FIA Smart Driving Challenge Season 2022 playoffs are coming and we will soon get to crown the Smartest Driver of 2022.
Person driving a car at sunset
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2022-11-01
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Wake up to the dangers of tired driving
Tired driving is a hidden risk factor that is often ignored. It’s important to know the signs, and how to prevent driving fatigued. Read on to learn more.
End of Daylight Savings Time driving tips
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2022-10-18
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End of Daylight Saving Time: Follow our Safe Driving Tips!
In many countries around the world, people are preparing to put their clocks back one hour to mark the end of Daylight Saving Time (DST). For drivers, this is likely to mean more hours spent driving in the dark – in many cases combined with “rush-hour” traffic. Here are 5 tips to prepare for driving in the dark following the end of DST.
Fuel gauge
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2022-10-07
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Why measure fuel consumption in fleet management?
For corporate fleets, fuel is one of the largest expenses. With insights into fuel spending, fleets can better understand usage and take steps to optimize fuel use. Here are 5 significant benefits for fleets.
Car driving on road in sunset with text saying the importance of a safe following distance
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2022-09-20
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The importance of a safe following distance
A safe following distance is one of the golden rules of being a smart driver. But what constitutes a safe following distance, and how do you measure it?
Gamification in fleet driver safety tips
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2022-09-06
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How does gamification support fleet safety and sustainability?
Gamification is helping to transform the way businesses communicate driver safety and sustainability messages. Discover five ways gamification can help your company engage drivers in your safety and eco mission.
Learn five ways to maintain driver focus
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2022-08-23
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Driver focus: Why it’s important and how to improve it
Driver focus plays a crucial role in road safety and is an important part of smart driving. Lack of focus can cause unnecessary speed variation, and therefore unnecessary acceleration and braking. It can be detrimental to both safety and sustainability.
Using FIA SDC to strengthen employee engagement. A smiling man standing in front of a white truck.
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2022-08-09
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How can FIA SDC engage and inspire?
Employee engagement is a key component in business success. That’s why FIA SDC includes multiple features to encourage engagement. Learn how the app can help you communicate with employees about safer driving behavior.
The FIA SDC’s AI Technology explained
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2022-07-26
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How does FIA SDC’s AI technology work?
FIA SDC’s scoring system uses Greater Than’s unique pattern AI technology. The higher the score, the safer and more eco-friendly your ride. But how does the technology work?
Discover the top five benefits of eco-driving
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2022-07-12
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What can be achieved with eco-driving?
Eco-driving is a style of driving that is better for the environment. But that’s not the only benefit. Discover the top five benefits of eco-driving.
FIA SDC Race director & team leader Tina Thörner posing in motor sports outfit and helmet
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2022-07-05
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Race director & Team leader Tina Thörner: Why I’m proud to be involved in FIA SDC
Meet FIA SDC Race director & Team leader Tina Thörner, as she shares her view on why she is proud to be involved in FIA SDC.
Driver safety and eco-driving are intrinsically linked and encouraging drivers to adopt smarter behaviors helps to achieve safer, cleaner roads.
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2022-06-28
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How safety and eco-driving go hand in hand
Did you know that driving for work is the most dangerous work activity many people do? And that transport is the main cause of air pollution in cities? Learn more about driver safety and eco-driving now.
ESG Reporting is increasing in importance. Mockup of the Enerfy Risk portfolio tracker, a tool to track and monitor driving insights.
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2022-06-14
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Incorporating driver safety into ESG reporting
Environmental, social and governance (ESG) reporting is rapidly growing in importance. Driver safety plays an important role in ESG reporting. Read more about why.
Improve your FIA SDC Ranking. A smiling woman driving a car. Looking straight ahead with her hands on the steering wheel.
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2022-06-09
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Smart Driving | 5 powerful tips to improve your FIA SDC Ranking
Learn how to improve your FIA SDC ranking, and ultimately your driving skills, with these five top tips:
Text on image: Five reasons why smart driving is good for business. Two cars driving on a bridge in the background with FIA SDC Scores above.
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2022-05-31
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Why smart driving makes good business sense
The FIA SDC is a challenge in smart driving where people all over the world can participate. Why does smart driving matter? More importantly, what can it do for your organization? Here are five reasons why smart driving is good for business.
5 easy ways to reduce your company's fuel consumption.. Man driving car, looking concerned.
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2022-05-23
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Smart driving and its link to fuel consumption
Encouraging smart driving is an excellent way to drive down fuel costs, since driving behavior is directly linked to fuel consumption. It also corresponds directly to driver safety and sustainability.
Garmin joins FIA SDC
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2021-12-13
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Garmin joins the FIA Smart Driving Challenge Official Timing partner for 2022.
Garmin® joins FIA Smart Driving Challenge as the Global Official Timing Partner.
FIA SDC Team leader Timmy Hansen in racing outfit
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2021-12-13
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One of the best FIA SDC team leaders of 2021 - Timmy Hansen
FIA Smart Driving Challenge have teamleaders from all over the world. RX and Extreme E driver Timmy Hansen is one of our talented role models that you can compete with in the global challenge for smarter roads. Hear why he thinks FIA SDC is an important for him and for the world.
Showing the winner of the FIA Smart Driving Challenge 2021
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2021-12-13
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The winner of the FIA Smart Driving Challenge 2021
For the second year in a row, French Alexandre Stricher wins the FIA Smart Driving Challenge.
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