5 Times when you should call roadside assistance

When you have car problems, a flat tire, the engine won’t start, you run out of gas, most likely you try to fix it yourself, but very often you don’t need to, roadside assistance companies exist just for instances like that. Whether your insurance company covers roadside assistance or you need to call them for an unexpected situation, here are some cases in which

  1. Jump-Start a dead battery

    If your car doesn’t star you may have a battery issue, it doesn’t matter if you are at home or out and about, getting a jump-start is as easy as calling a roadside assistance company. They can get you going so that you can drive to shop where you can diagnose your issue and get a replacement battery.
  2. Replace or fix a flat tire

    Honestly, most people don’t know how to fix a flat tire and have never replaced a tire themselves, the good news is that you won’t need to. Call a roadside assistance company, a courteous and experienced technician will arrive promptly and  fix the flat tire or help you install the replacement tire instead.
  3. You are locked out of your car

    With the fast pace of life and the stress from work, anyone may forget the keys inside the car and be locked out. If this happens to you, there is no need to break a window or damage your car trying to get the keys yourself. Call a roadside assistance company, they have all the necessary tools to get your keys fast and risk-free!
  4. The car runs out of gas

    You were completely oblivious to how much gas there is in the tank and now you realized that the tank is empty. When the nearest gas station is far away the best solutions is to call roadside assistance. A tow truck operator will be the quickest and safest way to get and going in no time.
  5. Car accident

    A car accident is a situation that hopefully you never have to deal with. But if you are in an accident on the side of the road, the best thing is to follow these steps in order to handle the accident properly. Sometimes the police need to be involved, if that’s the case they may call a towing company for you. Note that if the accident is caused because you were driving under the influence (DUI) the consequences can be bad and your car may be towed regardless of whether you want it or not.

Need roadside assistance or a towing company? Call Mission Valley Towing. We can help set you up so you can get on the road — or off it! — when you need to the most.