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Power on with 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.

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.

Electric vehicle Roadside Assistance FAQs

No, RACQ Roadside Assistance provides breakdown cover for your vehicle whether it is powered by electricity, petrol, diesel, or it is a hybrid. All our patrols are High Voltage Aware and we have a growing fleet of patrol vehicles and tow trucks capable of providing you with on-the-spot roadside charging at every level of Roadside Assistance.

Electric vehicles are covered as part of our Roadside Assistance cover. Check out our Roadside Assistance comparison table to find the cover that best suits the way you drive.

The easiest way to request help during a breakdown is to use the RACQ Roadside Assistance app. You’ll be able to track your patrol’s location while you wait, and you’ll get an estimated time of arrival. If you have children or pets stuck in your car or you’re in a critical situation, please call us on 13 1111.

There are multiple third-party apps you can use to find available EV charging stations close to you:

Or, you can use the Queensland government’s interactive charging map to see the locations of all charging stations along the Queensland Electric Super Highway.

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* Temporary tyre puncture repair will only be offered if the attending patrol has available and deems safe to do so.

~ 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.