Dar es Salaam Secure Transportation Services

ETS Security Overview - Tanzania

Tanzania is a medium risk country with severe transportation risk, and significant crime risk. Street crime is extensive in all of the major cities and predominantly opportunistic non-violent. Crimes of opportunity include targeting people carrying bags, backpacks, computer cases, cameras, purses, or items left in plain sight inside a vehicle. Most of these snatch-and-grab crimes involve unarmed assailants. Assailants tend to operate in small groups, where only one person may overtly take part in a mugging. If the victim resists, additional members may appear with a knife/machete or, on occasion, a firearm.

As identified and reinforced by the OSAC crime and safety report ‘Bag snatchings from passing vehicles are extremely common and can be dangerous, particularly if the victim is using a cross-body strap. Few sidewalks exist, so pedestrians walk on the street; assailants drive near their intended victim, and an assailant grabs a bag and may drag the victim until the bag’s strap breaks. Many tourists, expatriates, and Tanzanians have suffered minor road rash to extensive injuries. In at least one case, a foreign visitor died in such an incident’.

Travel by road is High risk. Roads are unsafe and poorly constructed with no road markings, reduced visibility due to poor lighting, and unexpected hazards are frequent. Most locals are known to drive erratically while traveling through remote locations and these roads are considered dangerous.

Dar es Salaam late at night, be especially cautious when stopped at traffic lights. In order to avoid assault at isolated intersections, some drivers refuse to stop at lights, proceeding cautiously after slowing down. Intersections may be very dangerous at night, regardless of which color shows on the traffic signal.

Road Traffic Collisions (RTCs) are frequent and are a result of inadequate driver training, lack of road discipline, very poor enforcement, and excessive speeding.

All clients utilizing our services get free access to the ExploreSecure® Travel Security Training.

Tanzania Secure Airport Transfers and Executive protection

ETS Risk Management provides travelers in Tanzania local Executive Protection and security transport services in Dar es Salaam, Dodoma, and across Tanzania. Our local Tanzania Executive protection and Security team provide ETS clients a travel risk management service incorporating secure airport transfers, local security, and a range of personal security support.

Executive Protection in Dar es Salaam

ETS can facilitate Executive Protection and security airport transfers in Dar es Salaam and across the country to provide travelers safe and secure movement. Our local Executive Protection team in Dar es Salaam has excellent experience in assisting business and VIP clients.

Security Services Offered in Dar es Salaam

  • Secure Ground Transportation
  • Licensed Executive Protection Personnel
  • Local Drivers – English speaking
  • Non-Armored Vehicles
  • Site Security Survey
  • Travel Risk Management Services