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AVRO - Association of Vehicle Recovery Operators

Furness Cars & Commercials Ltd

Cat: A1
"Paradise"
Askham in Furness
Cumbria
LA16 7HA
UK  
Gary Grieve
Tel Day: 01229 465549
Tel Night: 01229 465549
Mobile:
Fax: 01229 467078
E: recovery@furness-cars.co.uk
W:
 
 

Established in 1983, Furness Cars & Commercials Ltd is a family run business offering 24hr roadside assistance and recovery services across South Cumbria and the Lake District - 365 days a year.

We run a vast and expanding fleet of varying vehicles with a huge range of capabilities. We provide roadside computerised diagnostics, roadside assistance, breakdown recovery, accident recovery as well as storage at our depots based at Askam-In-Furness and Crooklands (M6 J36) – catering for all vehicles from cars and light commercials to buses, lorries and low loaders.

 

AVRO Ltd, Association of Vehicle Recovery Operators cannot be held responsible for any Member, Associate Member or advertiser or supplier details which have been submitted to this website and shown in good faith.

  • Car recovery
  • Car roadside assistance
  • Car workshop
  • Commercial recovery
  • Commercial transportation
  • Commercial roadside assistance
  • Commercial workshop
  • Suggested trading rates accepted
  • Coach recovery
  • Car transportation
  • Mobile crane
  • Air cushion recovery
  • Hazardous
  • 24 Hour
  • Lorry loader crane
  • Certification
  • Credit/debit cards accepted
  • Operator licence
  • Highways Agency Sector Scheme 17 compliant

 

Category A1

A company capable of recovering all cars and commercial vehicles, owning and operating one or more recovery vehicles with a GTM capacity to handle the maximum GVM.

Category A2

A company capable of recovering commercial vehicles only up to the maximum permitted legal weights, owning and operating one or more recovery vehicles with a GTM capacity to handle the maximum GVM.

Category B

A company capable of recovering cars and commercial vehicles up to 32.5 tonnes GVM, owning and operating one or more recovery vehicles with a GTM capacity of 44 tonnes.

Category C1

A company capable of recovering cars and commercial vehicles, owning and operating one or more vehicles with a GTM capacity equal to or greater than the combined weight of the recovery vehicle plus 17 tonnes.

Category D1

A company owning and operating one or more recovery vehicles capable of recovering cars and light commercial vehicles up to 3.5 tonnes GVM with a GTM capacity to handle the maximum GVM.

Category D2

A company capable of transporting only cars and light commercial vehicles up to 2.5 tonnes GVM and a maximum of 5 passengers. Transporter vehicles are required to comply if over 3.5 tonnes GVM, with the Department of Transport Plating and Testing Regulations and have a valid test certificate. All vehicles are required to comply with current legislation.

Category S1, S2, S3, S4, S5 etc

A satellite base of member.

Category F2

A company Engaged in roadside assistance and operate vehicles that do not carry out recovery.

Category F3

An individual that is or was involved in recovery (at the discretion of the council).

Note

With the Exception of category A2 and F the requirements of each category include those covering a lower weight capability i.e. category C1 must cover the requirements of C2, D1 and D2.

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