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.
  • tire-wheel-puncture
    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.
  • callcentre-person
    Call us whenever you need us
    Our Queensland call centre is open 24/7. 
  • tap-and-go-cards
    Stay protected with automated payments
    Set up direct debits so you’re always covered. 
  • laptop-with-phone-apps
    Manage your cover online with My RACQ
    Make updates and check your info. 

Award-winning roadside assistance

We have a reputation for putting a smile on our members’ faces. RACQ took out the 2021 and 2022 Canstar Most Satisfied Customer award for Roadside Assistance in Queensland.

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More ways to save when you have RACQ Roadside Assistance

Save up to $25 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 $25 off windscreen replacement^
Receive a $25 discount on windscreen replacement and repair from RACQ Auto Glass locations across Queensland.
Make your car shine inside and out
Pop into your local Star Car Wash for up to 15% off.

See the difference your membership made last financial year^

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31 EV charging sites

sponsored between Coolangatta and Port Douglas.

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Local Giving Program 

$21,207 donated

to 41 local clubs and community groups. 



82% recycled materials

used in our Visa Debit cards.

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RACQ operations

net-zero emissions

by 2030, that’s our commitment.

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.

^Member discount is off the recommended retail price. No further discounts apply. Discounts for repair and replacement available for each piece of glass repaired or replaced. Offer is available until further notice, subject to change without notice and may be withdrawn at any time.

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

^Figures based on FY 2022 statistics. See the For the Greater Good FY22 Report for more details.