April 28th,2016
Our Success Story: SafeMotos

Company Data

  • Company Name: SafeMotos
  • Office Address: SafeMotos, ORN Campus, KG9, Kigali, Rwanda
  • Company Email: info@safemotos.com
  • Company Phone: +250783110021
  • Company URL: http://www.safemotos.com/

Company Facts
  • Type of company: smart transport
  • Left kLab: May 2015
  • Number of employees: 1-10


SafeMotos is is a safer Uber for African motorcycle taxis. SafeMotos pulls sensor data from drivers equipped with smart phones to measure deceleration and speed management then only connect customers to drivers above a certain threshold.

Startup in detail

SafeMotos makes it easy and safe to be picked up by a moto. Using a smartphone application, customers get picked up from any location of their choice using either SafeMotos Android app or SafeMotos IOS app.

Customers can easily pay from their SafeMotos wallet which can be connected to mobile money cash, and credit cards, with affordable prices being determined by distance driven. Drivers give better customer service because of promotions for good performance and because customers can review them.

Innovatively, SafeMotos makes use smartphones sensors to keep customers safe. By pulling sensor data from driver’s smart phones SafeMotos is able to measure acceleration, breaking and top speeds so only the best moto drivers get connected to customers.

CNN thinks SafeMotos is the African tech startup company to watch in 2016. SafeMotos has performed more than 20,000 trips in Kigali.