Security Nation-wide for Swedish Motorists!
In order to organize a new recovery trade in Sweden the insurance
companies together with MRF (Motorbranschens Riksförbund) started
Bärgningskåren AB in 1965.
A new era had begun. Creating network of separate recovery
companies all over the country Bärgningskåren quickly grew to a
nation-wide organization. During most of three decades
Bärgningskåren was market leader with about 70% of the recovery
market by means of a mutual profil, continuous training of recovery
personnel and constant use of the latest technical
Possibly Bärgningskåren was the most qualified recovery
organization in the world. In 1991 the owner groups found that the
objective of structuring the nations recovery had been achieved.
The organization was liquidated in accordande with this, combined
with the fact that insurance companies had changed the conditions
of the recovery motor insurance and consequently no longer had a
motive for supportning Bärgningskåren.
Assistancekåren - the New Organization
A new nation-wide organization, MRF-Bärgarna, was established by
the recovery companies in MRF formerly connected to the network of
Bärgningskåren. This organization operates under the name of
Assistancekåren. Assistancekåren has thereby taken over from
Bärgningskåren and continues to develop the recovery trade in
Within our organization there is today 150 member salvage firms -
from Kiruna in north to Ystad in the south - which garantiees fast
and qualified service when needed. Assistancekåren has at its
disposal 400 recovery vehicles, of which 100 are for heavy
recovery, strategically localized all over the country. Personnel
is well trained and experienced in all types of operations in the
recovery trade. A vehicle for heavy recovery has power resorces
above the usual. It can handle recovery of modern big trucks,
busses and heavy entrepreneur machinery. It can put road
constructions in place, pull down industrial chimney constructions,
move buildings... All heavy recovery personnel is well trained and
has ADR-certificates "European Agreement Concerning the
International Carriage of Dangerous goods by Road". Careful
recovery demands knowledge. Our recovery personnel is continuously
trained. If damage should occur in spite of precautions the
customer receives compensation by means of our special
responsibility transport insurance.
Assistancekåren offers the customers a total motor assistance:
Recovery, roadside repair, oppening of locked vehicles, all hour
repairs and transport. Our recovery drivers can also help with
certain special measures as needed.
A vast Network
Assistancekåren works in close contact with the police, the fire
defense, the insurance companies, the regional communities etc. We
also work together with corresponding organizations i Denmark,
Finland, Norge and some of the Baltic countries. Assistancekåren is
a member of IFRS,International Federation of Recovery Specialists,
which is a union of recovery/assistance organizations from all over
the world but mostly European.
The versatility, competence, experience and nation-wide coverage of
security for everyone on the road in any weather condition, day and
night, around the year!
NATION-WIDE MOTOR ASSISTANCE +46 8 627 57 57