Critical Vehicle Conversions

The specialist Alert Division at Handsfree Group help the UK Police, Fire and Ambulance services with the installation of critical communications and safety equipment into emergency response vehicles and mobile command centres.

Why Choose Handsfree Group?

Our Capability

Our expert team supply and install the latest market leading emergency vehicle technology on-site and also through our specialist vehicle installation centre, a high spec purpose built 10,000 sq ft workshop facility

Efficient Service

We are a single-point destination supporting emergency service clients in preparation for the forthcoming Emergency Services Network transition (ESN) with a wide range of critical communications, safety and fixed vehicle device solutions (FVD).

Assured Installer Expertise

Our installation team has over 14 years specialist international emergency service experience. Handsfree Group installers are FITAS accredited and work to the highest FCS 1362 industry standards.

Full Spectrum Service

Given our experience serving the Police, Fire and Ambulance services, we know how to handle both bespoke and standard vehicle installations of critical vehicle communication, safety and security solutions.

Products and Services

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Vehicle Installations

  • We are a Federation of Communication Services (FCS) Gold Patron installer member that supports our customers with full UK vehicle installation coverage, through our specialist team of FCS FITAS accredited engineers.
  • Our expert and dedicated team works with UK Police Forces, Ambulance Trusts and Fire Services.
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Vehicle Conversion

  • We are a total solution provider customising vehicle communication and safety solutions for ESN / ESMCP
  • Our 10,000 sq ft vehicle conversion centre further supports our clients in specialist emergency vehicle conversions, custom installation of critical FVD communications and ESN / ESMCP safety equipment.
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Vehicle Technology

  • We successfully support our emergency service clients in the supply and installation of critical communications, safety equipment and Fixed Vehicle Device (FVD) technology solutions.
  • Our FVD critical communications line up includes the robust PT5 Communication solutions. PT5 devices are are equipped, as standard, with WIFI, phone calls, 2 way comms and Push To Talk, whilst being fixed in situ with remote SIM cards.

Emergency Service Vehicle Installations

  • Vehicle Telecommunications
  • Product familiarisation training
  • Safety devices – audible and visual
  • Full project and planning management
  • Security solutions – covert and overt
  • Specification documentation of individual vehicle models
  • Lighting and audible presence
  • A comprehensive three year aftercare service
  • Full vehicle solutions
  • Telematics systems

Case studies

The first Nissan NV200 Police Van conversion

Guernsey Police improve public order policing with specialist conversion and installation

Handsfree Help West Midlands Paramedics Save Lives

328 Ambulances get critical communications equipment

Primed and Ready for Action

A tracking solution for a nationwide fleet of critical emergency service vehicles

Our clients