RAC Route Planner UK

The RAC Route Planner UK is part of the Royal Automobile Club. The club was formed in 1897 in the UK and offers roadside assistance ever since. The RAC is a widely known and popular automobile organisation in the UK. The  popular breakdown service and the assurance branch are the most common products sold.
The RAC also runs its sister organisation, the MSA Motorsport UK. Like Michelin, it also has a private club house with hotel and restaurant facilities.
The RAC Route Planner UK uses Google Maps to suggest driving directions, and uses TomTom for real-time traffic situations to provide comprehensive route planning.

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RAC route planner UK

RAC route planner UK | Traffic information real time

Compared to Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, England has the most developed and well-maintained motorway network. From the London ring road, several toll-free motorways (M) fan out to all corners of the country. In Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland there are few motorways. Note: Please note that motorways (A-roads) are often used for tractors and cyclists. The RAC breakdown cover offers roadside assistance to motorists in all these regions.

The country also has a dense network of dual carriageways and dual carriageways of more than regional importance. The road network is thinnest in the Highlands of Scotland, the Islands and in the mountainous country of Wales. In the countryside there are many narrow back roads where the view is obstructed by stone walls or high hedges. On these roads there are often passing places every few kilometres.

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What does RAC breakdown cover?

The RAC primarily provide their members with roadside assistance services. These services, which include towing, lockouts, winching, tyre changes, car first aid, battery changes and others, are handled by local private towing companies contracted by the RAC. The RAC also sells roadside assistance for a variety of motor vehicles, including motorbikes. In some areas, RAC also offers roadside assistance for bicycles. The RAC has a fleet division that serves large metropolitan areas, while private towing companies cover excess call.

More popular route planners

Sometimes it is personal preference which route planner you choose. There is no real all-round route planner, they all have their own characteristics. One route planner may be simpler and another may offer more data. Yet another route planner focuses on directions or map display. AA is one of the oldest traffic organisations and has very well known services. In addition, APPLE route planner, BING maps route planner, WAZE and TomTom route planner UK also offer good and professional road maps.