31 Mar Knowing Your Roadside Assistance Program
Knowing Your Roadside Assistance Program
If you are a regular driver chances are good that at some point you have had car troubles. A flat tire, mechanical issues or running out of gas are just a few of the possible things that could wrong without notice. Among making life a little easier to handle in difficult situations, having roadside assistance can help keep you safe and get back on the road with the least amount of interruption possible.
Knowing Your Roadside Assistance Program – Types
They types It can be important when the time comes to take advantage of your roadside assistance program to understand what exactly it offers. The coverage provided can vary drastically between insurance companies, but most will at least provide some basic assistance. The most prevelant is tow service to take your vehicle to the nearest auto repair shop or a stated limited distance. Your RSA plan may also provide other services like limited roadside labor, flat tire repair and a gallon of gas to get you to the next gas station. Other services offered may also include a battery jump-start or even ditch extraction. Inquiring with your agent or broker what the different options that are available can give you piece-of-mind and the extra help when you need it.
Knowing Your Roadside Assistance Program- Cost
The Cost The cost of a roadside assistance program can be very reasonable especially if there comes a time where you need to take advantage of it. Just one situation where you need help can make your RSA coverage worth every penny. For only a few dollars per month you can purchase a basic assistance package.Many companies have optional levels of coverage you can choose from. As mentioned before, coverage on roadside assistance programs can vary widely among insurance carriers. This can include a limited reimbursement program all the way to complete lock-out service and even reimbursement for lodging should you get stranded. Depending on your budget and potential need for assistance chances are good that a viable option exists.
Knowing Your Roadside Assistance Program – Plan Ahead
You never know when that tire may go flat or the battery goes dead, but having a roadside assistance program on your insurance policy can make all the difference. Don’t let yourself wonder why you didn’t go for the few extra dollars a month to make sure you are never stranded. Call Stone Creek Insurance today to see how we can help you stay safe and on the road.
All information is general in nature and is intended to provide guidance only. It is up to you to request specific coverage options, the agency and agent do not bear this responsibility. Always read the policy if there is a questions about coverage or a claim. If any information herein should conflict with your actual policy’s specific language, the policy language will be controlling.