The primary aim of the patrol is to get you going again after you breakdown, with over 90% of problems fixed at the roadside.
If the problem is more serious and we can't get you going, we'll organise for your vehicle to be towed.*
Plus members receive extra towing benefits of up to 20km in the metropolitan area and up to 100km back to the nearest available RAA depot in country regions.
Premium members receive extra towing benefits of up to 50km in the metropolitan area and up to 200km back to the nearest available RAA depot in country regions.
Further towing beyond these distances will be charged at RAA member rates. You can select to have your car towed either to your home or your chosen repairer in the metropolitan area and back to the nearest available service depot in the country.
Alternatively if a tow is required in country areas. Plus members can choose to take advantage of a fringe towing benefit, and request a free tow of 20km, in any chosen direction from point of breakdown; or opt for up to 100km tow back to the nearest RAA depot and then a 20km free tow in any direction from the depot.
* Note that towing weight and size limitations apply.
View the different towing distances on our comparison table.
More information on the terms and conditions of road service.