ADAC stands for Allgemeiner Deutscher Automobil-Club e.V, which is Germany’s largest automobile club.

It has around 15 million members and is best know for it’s Gelbe Engel, or yellow angels, a term that refers to the yellow fleet of cars, motorcycles and pick-up trucks that help motorists in trouble.

There are several types of membership according to your status (eg. Student) or the amount of cover you require (eg. European).

To hear a simple explanation in German, listen to the podcast:

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