Power on with RACQ Roadside Assistance for your electric vehicle

Feel confident driving your electric vehicle with RACQ Roadside Assistance. If you drive an EV, you can choose to cover your car under any of our five levels of roadside assistance without paying any extra. So, whether you’ve run out of charge, a flat tyre has put your plans on hold, or your keys are locked in the car, you can rest assured knowing our patrols are here for you 24/7 Australia-wide.

What does roadside assistance for electric vehicles include?

Whether you drive a battery electric, a plug-in hybrid, a hybrid, or a fuel cell vehicle, you can access the same roadside assistance entitlements available in our five levels of cover, with electric vehicle entitlements included at each level.

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    Charge top-up to enable the vehicle to be driven to the nearest accessible charging station if in range (where available) or towing to an accessible charging station or your destination in line with your roadside assistance entitlements.
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    Flat tyre change or, if no spare available, temporary tyre puncture repair (if available and at discretion of attending patrol).
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    Attendance by an expert patrol who is High Voltage Aware.
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    No extra cost to have roadside assistance for an electric vehicle.

Why choose RACQ Roadside Assistance for your electric vehicle?

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    Track your patrol's location in real time
    Use the RACQ Roadside Assistance app to see when help will arrive.
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    RACQ supports the Queensland Electric Super Highway
    Travel further with charging stations from Coolangatta to Port Douglas.
  • world-globe-view
    We advocate for sustainable transport
    As Queensland's peak motoring body, we work towards a greener future.
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    Know your membership helps fund rescue missions
    Support the RACQ Air Rescue Network’s lifesaving services.

Award-winning roadside assistance

We have a reputation for putting a smile on our members’ faces. RACQ took out the 2021 Canstar Most Satisfied Customer award for Roadside Assistance in Queensland.

Canstar  award for roadside

More ways to save when you have RACQ Roadside Assistance

Save up to $50 on your next vehicle inspection
Enjoy member rates for a range of vehicle inspections including pre-purchase inspections, safety certificates, comprehensive mechanical checks, and more.
Take advantage of car insurance discounts
Based on your membership level, save up to 17.5% on car insurance premiums with RACQ Roadside Assistance.~
Get 20% off windscreen replacement^
Receive a 20% discount on windscreen replacement and repair from RACQ Auto Glass locations across Queensland.
Charge your electric vehicle for less
Save 20% when you charge at any Chargefox ultra-rapid site across Australia. T&Cs apply.

Electric vehicle roadside assistance FAQs

Things to note

~Loyalty benefits do not apply to business members. Refer to pages 19-22 of the Welcome to RACQ brochure for full terms and conditions.

^The 20% RACQ member discount for windscreen replacements only applies where the replacement windscreen is an aftermarket front windscreen. The discount does not apply where the replacement windscreen is an OEM (original equipment manufacturer) windscreen. Nor does the discount apply to auto glass which is not a front windscreen.

Conditions, limits and exclusions apply. Visit racq.com/roadside for details.