Safe Fleet History

Headquartered in Belton, MO, Safe Fleet is a leading global provider of safety solutions for fleet vehicles. We’ve created a unified platform for total safety for fleets of every type – School Bus, Transit, Fire, EMS, Law Enforcement, Work Truck, Truck & Trailer, Construction, Agriculture, Waste & Recycling Industrial, and Military. With our broad portfolio of market-leading safety brands, 1600 employees and 14 manufacturing locations across the US and Canada, also serving, Europe, Asia and the rest of the globe, we’re poised to change the way the world thinks about fleet safety.

2013
Safe Fleet is formed with the merger of two fleet safety equipment providers:  ROM Corp. and SMI (Pretoria, Transpec & Specialty Manufacturing).
Safe Fleet adds Fire Research (founded in 1968) and FoamPro (founded in 1988) brands to the portfolio.
Safe Fleet adds ergonomic ladder rack innovator, Prime Design, to increase product offerings to the Commercial Van & Truck market.
2014
Safe Fleet acquires its first mobile video surveillance brand – Seon (founded in 1999).
2015
Safe Fleet enhances its fire protection portfolio with the fire equipment industry’s most experience manufacturer, Elkhart Brass (founded in 1902).
Safe Fleet adds to school transportation offering with the purchase of US-based school bus routing provider, US Computing Inc.
Safe Fleet acquires Hadley’s mirror product line and re-brands as Safe Fleet Mirrors.
2016
Safe Fleet adds leading back-up camera provider, Rear View Safety to its mobile surveillance portfolio.
Safe Fleet enters Waste & Recycling technology market with the acquisition of Montreal-based Smart Truck technology brand, FleetMind.
Safe Fleet enhances Commercial Vehicle market offering with acquisition of Temperature Control & Access provider, Randall Manufacturing.
2017
Safe Fleet enters law enforcement evidence capture & management market with acquisition of Coban technologies.
Safe Fleet expands public transportation video market share with acquisition of leading transit video surveillance provider, MobileView.
2018
Safe Fleet adds Van & Truck Equipment e-commerce brand, American Van to enhance service offerings for commercial vehicle markets.
Safe Fleet adds Roll Rite and Pulltarps automated tarping system brands to portfolio.
Safe Fleet is named the global leader in mobile video surveillance equipment for buses by IHS group.
2019
Safe Fleet acquires sixth mobile video surveillance brand, Mobile-Vision from L3, adding to it’s suite of video solutions for law enforcement.
2020
Safe Fleet acquires commercial van and truck upfitter, American MidWest Fleet Solutions (AMFS).