Hitachi Capital Driving Instructor Solutions has changed its supplier for breakdown recovery on contract hire cars. All contract cars over a year old will now have breakdown assistance with RAC.

The transfer from AA to RAC is part of a group-wide contract with RAC and the rest of Hitachi Capital.

What does this change mean for me?

If your vehicle was registered less than a year ago then your roadside recovery is managed by the manufacturer. You will find their contact details in your book pack that was supplied at the beginning of your contract.

If your vehicle is more than a year old and you need breakdown assistance, please contact  RAC on 0333 202 1914.

Your contract

Please be aware that breakdown recovery in your contract is only to be used in the event of a mechanical breakdown. Any other non-mechanical related breakdowns such as punctures, accidents, bulbs or driver related errors, will not be authorised and will be your responsibility.

We operate a 48 hour breakdown policy. This means if your vehicle is off the road due to a mechanical defect we will supply you with a replacement dual-controlled car. The 48 hour starts from when you notify us the vehicle is off the road and is at the dealership. Our breakdown team will be happy to assist you.

Out of hours service

If you need assistance out of office hours please call 0343 351 9124 and listen to the options available so that you can be connected to the correct team who will be able to assist you.

Other queries

For all other queries please see the frequently asked questions or contact us by emailing