Breaking Point!

Here we reveal the biggest culprits for winter roadside callouts - and how to avoid them

Roadside rescue services offer peace of mind, but most of us would prefer never to have to use them. And the key to avoiding call-outs is doing a little home maintenance on your car.

Today's motors may be more reliable than their predecessors, but the millions of calls to breakdown services every year prove they are not perfect. So unless you want to add to the call-out statistics, taking steps to prevent problems occurring in the first place is a good idea.

So here are the top 10 reasons why the RAC rides to the rescue of hapless British motorists. And more importantly, we have tips from both AA and RAC technicians on what practical steps you can do to stop your car breaking down...

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