Breakdown Cover Information Centre

Find information and advice on all things breakdown in our Breakdown Cover information centre.

Find all the information you need to have a better understanding of the different levels of cover that the RAC have on offer

  

Find the answers to a range of breakdown related question covering both UK, European and Business Breakdown cover

  

Not sure what to do if your car comes to an unexpected stop? Read our advice on what you should do after your car has broken down

  

Not sure what that light on your dashboard means? View our guide and easily identify what that warning light means

  

Find out what steps you should take if your vehicle breaks down on a motorway, including guidance from the Highway Code

  

Follow our 10 simple steps to help avoid a car breakdown. All of the tips are simple and can be done with very little car knowledge

  

More and more new cars are being built without space for a spare wheel. Find out how we have used innovation to overcome this problem

  

Here are our top 10 tips on how to spot a car breakdown and the best way to deal with each eventuality

  

Modern cars are now equipped with a sophisticated electronic management system, find out how we overcome this to detect a fault with your car

  

Every year around 150,000 drivers put the wrong fuel in their car. If you're one of them, we can help with our Wrong Fuel Recovery Service

  
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