breakdown and recovery
Van News 23 May 2022
RAC installs faster emergency EV chargers in patrol vans
The RAC is upgrading the emergency electric vehicle (EV) chargers installed in some of its patrol vehicles.
Latest News 11 Mar 2022
Zap-Map app to be rolled out to RAC patrols
The Zap-Map app will be distributed to the RAC’s 1,600 patrols after the breakdown and recovery company partnered with the charge point mapping app.
Van News 24 Jan 2022
RAC introduces Renault Zoe electric patrol van
The RAC has added a Renault Zoe van to its patrol fleet and will use it to attend breakdowns.
Van News 22 Nov 2021
RAC launches van breakdown cover
The RAC has launched van breakdown cover amid the increasing number of vans on UK roads.
Latest News 18 Aug 2021
LV Britannia Rescue launches EV service
LV Britannia Rescue (LV BR) has partnered with LAR Traffic Services to launch an electric car service to its customers who break down in Central London.
Van News 24 Jun 2021
Breakdowns ‘increasing’ as van delays lengthen replacement cycles
Lengthening lead times as a result of the semiconductor crisis are seeing some major component failures, says FleetCheck.
Latest News 24 Jul 2019
Red lights evidence review for recovery operators
Michael Ellis has announced that the Department for Transport would be reviewing the evidence for letting recovery operators use red flashing warning beacons
Latest News 26 Jan 2018
Hexagon Leasing launches in-house roadside assistance vehicles
Hexagon Leasing has launched two Renault Master roadside assistance vehicles, which will be used to carry out services and assist with roadside breakdowns.
Van News 19 Jul 2017
Allianz Global Assistance launches van breakdown assistance
Allianz Global Assistance is launching a roadside assistance service for van owners, offering three different levels of cover, starting from £46.50.
Latest News 28 Apr 2017
FTA signs five-year contract extension with AA for breakdown and recovery services
The Freight Transport Association has signed a five-year contract extension with the AA for the provision of breakdown and recovery services to 2,000 FTA Recovery members.
Van News 16 Dec 2016
RAC launches dedicated Truck Rescue Patrol
The RAC has launched its first dedicated Truck Rescue Patrol, aiming to keep haulage and logistics customers on the move during the busiest time of the year.
Latest News 30 Jun 2016
RAC Business: Trucks off the road costing businesses more than £7k a year
UK firms running van and HGV fleets could lose more than £7,000 a year through vehicles being off the road due to breakdown, according to research by the RAC.
Van News 1 Oct 2013
Northgate strikes partnership deal with the AA
A partnership deal has been signed between Northgate Vehicle Hire and the AA to support the rental company’s aim of keeping its customers on the road longer and reducing costly vehicle down time.