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Britannia Rescue is the UK's fourth largest road rescue organisation and is part of the LV= group of companies. Britannia Rescue's network has over 3,000 breakdown professionals nationwide and average response time is under 40 minutes. The company has been awarded a Which? Best Buy and offers breakdown assistance throughout the UK and Europe. The company has just been named top provider of road rescue in the Auto Express Driver Power Survey for 2009.
LV= employs more than 4000 people, serves more than four million customers and members, and manages around £7.9bn (as at 30 September 2010) on their behalf. We are also the UK's largest friendly society (Association of Friendly Societies Yearbook 2006/2007, total net assets) and a leading mutual financial services provider.
 Walking distance calculated at three miles per hour, according to Naismith's rule
 This list represents the most remote petrol black spots per government region, ordered by their distance from the nearest petrol station.
 Out of 34.7 million (according to the latest DFT) survey drivers in the United Kingdom, 2% or 694,000 have broken down as a result of running on empty.
 Britannia Rescue internal data