AVRO Association of Vehicle Recovery OperatorsAVRO Association of Vehicle Recovery Operators

Welcome to the Association of Vehicle Recovery Operators (AVRO)

About Us

Who we are
AVRO is the oldest-established and leading trade association for recovery operators. Its primary aim has always been to raise standards in the recovery industry. 
Today AVRO continues to be the leading voice of the industry and operates throughout the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland through 14 regions and is the only representative body with a recognised set of standards. 
What we do
AVRO specialises in providing direct support, training, advice and services to our members as well as offering key member benefits such as cost effective insurance. 
Our members
AVRO members operate more than 5,000 recovery vehicles nationwide so represent the largest fleet cover of any recovery organisation. Each member is independently audited to ensure AVRO's minimum requirements are maintained. By using an AVRO member for your recovery requirements you know your fleet is in a safe pair of hands. 

1. Continue to provide thorough, competent inspections at competitive rates by engaging the services of a UKAS-Accredited Inspection Body.

2. Provide assistance to members on legal, employment and general business matters.

3. Provide additional business opportunities for our members.

4. Maintain a competitive insurance market place for members.

5. Strive for continuous improvements in communication.

6. Pursue the ideal of better recovery vehicle conspicuity to create a safer work place for all recovery operatives.

7. Monitor the roll out of new regulations and provide guidance to members.

8. Continue dialogue with the Highways Agency to improve effective and efficient vehicle breakdown/recovery operations on the Strategic Road Network (SRN).

9. Increase the number of AVRO members and associate members.

10. Further increase to the range of both tangible and intangible benefits to members.


New member profile—Stars Garage, Rohgh, Cardiff

Stars Garage is a family run business that has been established for a number of generations, with years of varying experiences and skills, see the full profile here: Link

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