Choosing a vehicle breakdown policy

Thousands of UK motorists rely on car breakdown cover from, with 9 out of 10 stating they would recommend our service*. Customer satisfaction comes from an 80% roadside repair success rate** and a call answer time of 4 seconds.

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sr 80% of vehicles repaired at the roadside
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sr 600+ Recovery operators in our network
sr Vehicle or personal based cover
sr European cover from just £12
sr We offer Breakdown Repair Insurance
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sr No excesses or call out charges
sr Regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority
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With a 80% roadside repair success rate and affordable premiums, thousands of UK motorists rely on car breakdown cover from From our budget 1-Star cover, through our 2, 3 and 4-Star options to our comprehensive 5-Star insurance product, we have the perfect policy for your needs and budget. This range covers every benefit you might need, from home cover (protecting against a breakdown within one mile of your home address), to cover for theft, vandalism and illness. Along with car, motorcycle and van national recovery services, we provide cover for driving in 45 European countries too, with our Annual and Short Term European Cover. In the UK, in order to enjoy cover when travelling in somebody else’s vehicle should it suffer a breakdown, customers find our Personal Cover add-on product is ideal.


Roadside Assistance for Almost Any Eventuality

We understand how stressful it can be when you have broken down. That's why our roadside assistance teams will work to get you quickly back on the road and driving again – no matter what the problem. Flat tyres, diagnosing wrong fuel usage, as well as assistance with home emergency breakdowns, national recovery transport, onward travel arrangements and overnight accommodation – all these problems and more are dealt with on a daily basis by We can also advise on where and how to get car windscreen repairs undertaken.

And whether you find yourself broken down on the way to work, on holiday, or enjoying a family day out, when you call us, our Recovery Agents will aim to get you moving again, fast.

24/7 UK-Wide Cover

Get a car breakdown cover insurance quote today and buy online quickly as well as securely. Our Customer Services Department operates from Monday-Friday 8am-8pm, Saturday 9am to 5pm and Sunday 11am to 5pm should you wish to call us about any aspect of our policies. If you suffer a breakdown you can call us out anytime by contacting our Control Centre, which is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If we cannot repair your vehicle by the roadside, we will recover it to a garage or your home – under the specific terms and conditions of your selected roadside assistance policy. Read more about vehicle recovery.

The Latest Technology in Breakdown Assistance

As a national recovery breakdown organisation that embraces the latest technology in its operations, manages an advanced Control Centre that will get you the help you need fast. We also harness a range of digital technologies such as a dedicated breakdown repair app that enables you to request assistance – without calling us by phone. In addition, our regularly updated news and motoring advice section offers advice and information about dealing with a breakdown, customer news, motoring repair advice, as well as tips on driving abroad, permits, car body maintenance, car windscreen repairs, home emergencies, breakdown apps, home cover, wrong fuel use, car data, choosing car accessories, tyres, how to renew breakdown repair cover, parts replacement and repair, driving in adverse weather conditions – and much more.

What is Breakdown Cover?

Breakdown cover is a service  which ensures that if your vehicle suffers a mechanical failure, you and your passengers will not be stranded at the roadside. When a breakdown is reported, will send out a Vehicle Recovery Operator to repair your vehicle at the roadside, or if this is not possible, the vehicle will be towed to your home or to a local garage, dependent on your circumstances and policy cover level. Policies are available in five different levels which  cover you at home, nationally and throughout Europe - it's important to read through each policy and decide which one is best for you.  

FCA Regulated is operated by Call Assist Ltd which is authorised and regulated by the FCA (Financial Conduct Authority).

Great Reviews

Our service has received many excellent breakdown cover reviews, so when you buy from us or renew your cover, you can be sure you will be protected by one of the UK’s leading recovery services.

Get a Quote Today

Buying or renewing breakdown insurance from is quick and easy. Get a quote online for your ideal cover option then buy securely using your credit or debit card.

Enjoy first class breakdown assistance cover for a price that suits you.


* Statistics are taken from 12,992 survey responses dated from May 2015 to April 2016.

** Based on 36,062 claims reported between January and December 2015. Excludes any breakdowns when:

  1. The spare parts required to repair or temporarily repair the vehicle could not be physically carried in the attending Vehicle Recovery Operator’s vehicle.
  2. The repair or temporary repair could not be physically and safely repaired outside of workshop conditions.
  3. The repair or temporary repair could not be completed within 60 minutes.

Performance data calculated from on-going internal and external reporting.