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Role of Working Group 2


This Working Group is responsible for overseeing the continued development of the national standard (PAS 43) to ensure that it reflects best practices as identified by Working Group 1 and published in the SURVIVE Best Practice Guidelines. Working Group 2 is also the BSI Steering Group for the development of PAS 43.


  • Allianz Global Assistance 
  • Aria Assistance
  • Association of British Certification Bodies
  • Association of British Insurers
  • Association of Vehicle Recovery Operators
  • Automobile Association
  • AXA Assistance
  • Britannia Rescue 
  • Green Flag 
  • Habilis Health and Safety Solutions Limited
  • Highways England
  • Institute of the Motor Industry
  • Institute of Vehicle Recovery
  • National Police Chiefs' Council
  • RAC Motoring Services
  • REACT (Roadside Emergency Action Concerning Tyres) 
  • Retail Motor Industry Federation
  • Road Rescue Recovery Association
  • Scottish Vehicle Recovery Association

Key Issues being addressed by the Working Group

PAS 43 - The main focus of the work of Working Group 2 is the updating every two years of PAS 43 ("Safe working of vehicle breakdown recovery and removal operations - Management system specification"). The current edition, PAS 43:2015, was published in June 2015 and incorporates the revisions that were identified as being required to the previous edition. 

Copies of PAS 43:2015 can be purchased either as a hard copy or a PDF download from BSI Customer Services, Tel: 020 8996 9001 or via the BSI website: or by  


Minutes of the SURVIVE Working Group 2 Meetings

To access the minutes of the Working Group 2 meetings, please click on the link below :-

SURVIVE WORKING GROUP 2- Minutes of Meeting 20 February 2014

SURVIVE WORKING GROUP 2- Minutes of Meeting 26 November 2013

SURVIVE WORKING GROUP 2- Minutes of Meeting 6 January 2015


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