New partnership for RAC Legal Services

Article date: 1 June 2007

The internet based insurance provider is to offer its customers motor legal protection provided by RAC Legal Services.

The partnership will see RAC providing its legal protection package to drivers who require immediate short-term vehicle insurance purchased via This will include 24-hour legal advice, replacement vehicle cover, uninsured loss recovery and legal defence.

RAC's package will be welcomed by drivers who require insurance on a daily basis, such as when a customer takes delivery of a new vehicle or where there is a need for a temporary vehicle such as a hire car or van.

Steve Coppock, managing director of, said: "Where immediate short term insurance is required, RAC Legal Services will come as standard to our customers taking out insurance cover - providing peace of mind that their legal services will be covered should the worst happen."

David Fulker, business development manager for RAC Legal Services, said: "RAC's legal protection package provides comprehensive cover in the event of an accident and is a real added benefit to an insurance policy. RAC will continue to work closely with the broker market to provide value added solutions to help increase their competitive edge."  


RAC Press office contact:
RAC Press office contacts: Lucy Haughey/Adam Cracknell on 01603 354 337/07800 690 149 or Sam Bramwell at Staniforth on 0161 919 8024/ 077381 96667.

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About RAC
With around seven million members, RAC is one of the UK's most progressive motoring organizations, providing services for both private and business motorists. Whether it's roadside assistance, windscreen repair and replacement, learning to drive, vehicle inspections and checks, legal and financial services or up-to-the-minute traffic and travel information - RAC is able to meet motorists' needs. RAC incorporates BSM, RAC Auto Windscreens, RAC Direct Insurance and HPI.

Aviva bought RAC in May 2005. The acquisition brings together RAC's powerful brand and customer base with the expertise and leading position in motor insurance of Norwich Union Insurance (part of Aviva). Norwich Union is the UK's largest insurer, insuring one in seven motor vehicles and with a market share of around 15 per cent.

RAC's news releases and a selection of images are available from the internet press centre at

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