Breakdown recovery specialist in Durham and the surrounding areas.

Has your car broken down?

If your vehicle has broken down we can help you. Our team will aim to repair the vehicle on the roadside but if it's more complex, we will take your vehicle and up to six passengers to the garage for further assistance.

Step one: If your vehicle is in a dangerous location and you are able to drive it, move it to somewhere safe. Keep your hazard lights on and move away from the vehicle.

Step Two: Call the Breakdown Doctor to assist you on 0191 384 6319 (Option 3).

Frequently asked questions

Do you operate every day?

The Breakdown Doctor, based in Durham, is available 24hrs a day, 365 days a year to help you get back on the road safely and swiftly. We aim to assist you at the roadside within the hour from our local facility.

Can you fix my vehicle on the roadside?

Our highly skilled technicians arrive in a fully equipped roadside spec-lift recovery truck containing the tools to get you moving again. but, if the problem is more complex and we can't fix it on the roadside our crew cab transporters will take your vehicle and your passengers to the garage.

Can you help with my motorcycle?

If a motorcycle needs to be recovered, we provide a covered van or trailer. Our motorcycle transporter has proved popular with the motorbike community, and we recover for motorcycle dealers who know their customer's bike needs looking after.

Can you help with specialist recovery?

We recover a wide range of vehicles, so you can rest assured your prized possession is in safe hands with us. Our fleet includes a lorry loader rigid recovery unit with a damage free rotating lift system. We can also help with commercial vehicles and the motorsport industry, including providing services to the British Touring Car Championship.

What we offer

Flat battery
Flat tyre
Steering issue
Brake problem
Key, lock or alarm malfunction
Won't start
Problem with the lights
Overheating
Involved in an accident
Something else