Does roadside assistance coverage offer towing services?
Yes, most roadside assistance coverage plans offer towing services. There might be certain restrictions, however. For example, the plan may only cover towing services for a certain number of miles. Drivers should check with their providers for details.
Can roadside assistance include coverage for someone else's car?
Which cars are covered depends on the roadside assistance provider. AAA services are available to members and not specific to any vehicle. As long as members pays their dues and have their membership card on hand, they can use AAA for someone else's car.
Generally, auto insurance plans cover the car itself, not the driver, so people can't use their roadside assistance for another. However, details vary between providers, plans and local laws. Drivers should consult with their insurance providers to see whose cars are covered.
What does roadside assistance usually cover?
Roadside assistance coverage varies depending on the provider. However, they generally include:
Battery jump start
Minimal mechanical labor
Delivery of oil, fuel, batteries or other parts
Can roadside assistance services help if there is a flat but no spare tire?
If a driver has a flat tire and no spare, roadside assistance services can deliver a new one. However, these services will not pay for the cost of the tire. That will be the driver's responsibility. Based on the location, some will tow a car to a tire dealer.
Do roadside assistance plans cover if a client runs out of gas?
Most roadside assistance plans offer gas delivery and service. However, clients are generally responsible for the cost of the gas.