Breakdown Help

Vehicle Eligibility

Yes, but only if the vehicle fits specifications outlined in the RAC Terms and Conditions (PDF). General exclusions are also covered in the terms and conditions.
Q. Would my Land Rover be covered?
Please see the answer to 'What types of vehicles are not covered'.
Q. What vehicle eligibility criteria do you have?

Please see the answer to 'What types of vehicles are not covered'.

Q. Will my motorbike be covered as standard?

All RAC Breakdown packages give the same level of Motorbike Breakdown cover as standard.

In addition, we will supply a bike trailer or low loader for recovery, if required. We also cover licensed, taxed and tested quad bikes, and trikes as standard.

More information: Motorbike Breakdown cover.

Q. Can I cover 10 or more cars?
Yes, RAC Business Breakdown covers vehicles from 1-99. For details of the services we provide, please see our Business Breakdown cover page for more details.
Q. What types of vehicles are covered?

RAC UK Breakdown Cover is available to members when they are travelling in a car, motorised caravan, van or pickup or car derived van, minibus or motorcycle which complies with the specifications below:

Max Weight (gross) Max Length Max Width
Vehicles 3.5 Tonnes 5.5 metres (18ft) 2.3 metres (7ft 6in)
Caravans/Trailers 3.5 Tonnes 7.6 metres (25ft) including tow bar 2.3 metres (7ft 6in)
Pickups/Trailers/Car-derived Vans* 3.5 Tonnes 5.5 metres (18ft) including tow bar 2.3 metres (7ft 6in)

Other excluded vehicles include:

  • Mobility scooters
  • Vehicles being demonstrated or delivered under trade plates
  • Any caravan or trailer unless the motorised vehicle has broken down
  • Any vehicle which is used on a "hire or reward" basis (for example taxis and private hire cars). See our Business Breakdown cover page for cover packages for business vehicles
  • Vehicles which have broken down anywhere other than on a public highway, or area of public right of access
  • Vehicles which were broken down or unroadworthy at the time of joining or upgrading your membership
  • The transportation of any vehicle or trailer which contains horses or livestock (note: Horse Trailer Assist can be added to some RAC breakdown packages)

Please read the full General Exclusions section of the Terms and Conditions (PDF) for more information.


 

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