Frequently Asked Questions

What areas do you cover for vehicle recovery and breakdown services?

GT Recovery provides breakdown assistance and vehicle recovery services to all areas in the North East including Meath, Louth, Dublin and the surrounding counties.

What type of vehicles do you recover and transport?

At GT Recovery, we have a range of recovery vehicles providing recovery and breakdown assistance for all types of cars, vans, trucks, buses and other commercial vehicles.

What provision do you make on your recovery vehicles for transport and recovery of motorbikes?

GT Recovery has a dedicated motorcycle recovery unit especially adapted for the transposrt of motorcycles. This custom built vehicle ensures your bike is transported safely and securely using the appropriate fixings and tie-downs to avoid risk of damage during transportation.

Can you recover a modified car with very little ground clearance?

GT Recovery offers the use of a specially adapted vehicle using a ‘Super Low Approach’ for modified and performance cars with minimal ground clearnace and bodykits. This type of recovery reduces the risk of damage to chin spoilers, side skirts and low profile tyres.

Do you provide accident recovery for heavy commercial vehicles?

GT Recovery employs a large fleet of custom built recovery vehicles which includes heavy lifting equipment and heavy duty transport for all types of commercial and heavy goods vehicles.

Can you assist with a heavy truck roll over recovery?

GT Recovery provides emergency recovery services for rolled or toppled goods vehicles including articulated and rigid trucks of all sizes

What happens to my vehicle after an accident recovery?

In the case of accident damage, your vehicle is recovered to our premises in Drogheda or Dundalk and securely stored until we receive further instructions from you, your insurance company or the Gardai.

What hours do you operate breakdown and recovery services?

GT Recovery provides breakdown and accident recovery services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Do you provide home rescue services?

GT Recovery provides both home rescue and roadside assistance for all types of breakdown including a flat battery, flat tyre or a non-starting vehicle.

How do I request breakdown assistance from the roadside?

Just call our rescue and recovery service on the number provided, provide a brief description of the type of your vehicle, type of breakdown, your location and your contact number. We will immediately dispatch a recovery vehicle and the recovery driver will make contact to establish your exact location and an estimated wait time.

Will you fix my car at the roadside?

Your recovery driver will assess the breakdown and if possible, carry out a roadside repair and get you moving again as quickly as possible.

What if my vehicle is not repairable at the roadside?

In the event that your vehicle cannot be immediately repaired, it can be recovered to your home or a garage of your preference. Alternatively, we can recover your vehicle to our repair centre in Julianstown, Co.Meath and provide you with an assesment and cost estimate before carrying out any necessary repairs.

How much does it cost for roadside breakdown or accident recovery?

Recovery costs are dependent on your loaction and vehicle type. You will be advised of the recovery fee on making your request for assistance and before a recovery vehicle is dispatched

How do I reclaim my vehicle after it has been seized or impounded?

Gt Recovery provides recovery and storage of vehicles seized by an Garda Síochána. To reclaim your vehicle, please visit our ‘Garda Services’ page. When you are satisfied that you have met the criteria for reclaiming your seized vehicle, please contact us at our Julianstown office, through the ‘Location’ link to arrange for its release.

I've put the wrong fuel in my car, what do I do now?

Firstly, if you haven’t already started the engine, don’t! Push the car off the forecourt if possible, to a safe place and call us. GT Recovery uses a dedicated ‘Wrong Fuel Drain’ recovery vehicle to remove the incorrect fuel from your tank and get you mobile again.





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