RAC

Accident Care

Whether the accident was your fault or not, we’re here 24/7 to help take the strain. We’ll help with everything from arranging repairs at one of our RAC Approved Garages to providing you with a courtesy car3 for the duration of repairs, and if it’s a non-fault accident our experts will assist you with any personal injury claims.

RAC member? Your membership includes Accident Care and Motor Legal Care at no extra cost. Make sure you download your personalised Accident Care Certificate so you’ve got it in your car in case the worst should happen.

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Not an RAC member? We can help you too. Simply register for RAC Accident Care and you’ll get peace of mind with an end to end accident care service.

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RAC Approved Garages will provide you:

Accident Care

Replacement vehicle

We’ll provide you with a replacement vehicle for the duration of your repair2

Free vehicle collection

We'll collect your vehicle for free and deliver it back to you once it's repaired3

Quality repairs

RAC Approved Garages use only manufacturer parts & repair to BSI Kitemark standards

3 year warranty

Fully underwritten 3 year repair warranty3

A service you might not get from your insurer

The RAC will:

  • Rescue your vehicle if you're involved in a road traffic accident in the UK4. Wherever possible, we'll recover the cost from the insurer, so you're not out of pocket
  • Send urgent messages to family and friends
  • Recover your uninsured losses if you’re not at fault for the accident from the third party’s insurer
  • Provide access to our personal injury lawyers to help you get compensation
  • Offer 24/7 legal advice to help you through the situation
  • Provide regular accident care alerts, giving you advice and tips from our experts
  • Even help you if you’ve had an accident in the last 3 years

What’s more if you’re an RAC member your cover includes Motor Legal Care at no extra cost. With this sevice you’ll get:

  • Cover for up to £50,000 of legal costs following an accident in the UK where you were the driver or passenger provided you were not at fault for the accident^
  • Access to our 24/7 legal advice line to provide advice on any motoring issue.

Already an RAC member?

Simply enter your details now to download your personalised Accident Care Certificate.

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Not an RAC member?

Register now for your personalised RAC Accident Care Certificate and let us take the strain.

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Just had an accident? Call us now on 0333 202 29871 and trust us to take the strain


^Applies where you have purchased your membership directly with RAC. Where you have purchased your cover via a third party e.g. your bank or vehicle manufacturer, please see the terms they issued to you, as cover may be different. For more information, please go to www.rac.co.uk/motorlegal.
1 03 numbers are mobile friendly and charged at national call rates and are usually included in your inclusive minutes plan.  Calls may be recorded and/or monitored.
2 If the accident is not your fault, replacement vehicle charges will be recovered from the other party at Association of British Insurers (ABI) approved rates. Provision of a replacement car is subject to using the RAC Approved Garages and satisfying the hire criteria of the replacement car provider's terms and conditions. For example, a replacement vehicle may not be guaranteed if you have an automatic licence and there is no automatic car available.
3 When you use the RAC Approved Garages.
4 Wherever possible, the RAC will recover the cost of the recovery from your insurer or 3rd party insurer. If this is not possible, you will be asked to pay for recovery.
Breakdown membership cover provided by RAC Motoring Services (Registered No 01424399) and RAC Insurance Ltd (Registered No 2355834). Registered in England; Registered Offices: RAC House, Brockhurst Crescent, Walsall WS5 4AW. Arranged, sold and administered by RAC Motoring Services who is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority in respect of insurance mediation activities only. RAC Insurance Ltd is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority.
Non-member personal injury services are regulated by the Claims Management Regulator in respect of regulated claims management activities. RAC Motoring Services’ authorisation number is CRM2652