Roadside Assistance: What Will Insurance Cover?

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Roadside Assistance: What Will Insurance Cover?

Until an incident six months ago, I mainly considered my car insurance to be something I would use if an accident occurred. After being stranded at work with a car that wouldn't start, I learned there was more to my plan than that. There is a whole section that has to do with roadside assistance. The guy driving the tow truck asked if my insurance covered emergency calls and I said I didn't know. He asked me the name of the company and then called his boss. After a quick word with my provider, he found out that I was covered in full. If you are not sure if your car insurance covers roadside assistance, let me tell you how to find out. After going over specific clauses in the contract, I'm betting you are covered for everything from a flat tire to a dead battery.

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Flatbeds are one of several types of tow trucks and are among the most popular choices. A flatbed tow truck offers several benefits, including that it can tow vehicles of different sizes. Additionally, loading and unloading are quite easy with a flatbed tow truck, significantly reducing the risk of damage. To learn about the benefits this type of tow truck offers, take a look at instances when a flatbed tow truck may be your ideal choice. Read More 

Times In Which You Might Need Heavy Duty Towing

It is important to know whether you actually need a heavy-duty towing service when you wreck, break down on the side of the road, or need a non-working motor vehicle transported somewhere. If you actually need heavy-duty vehicle towing and you do not specify this on the phone when calling for assistance, the tow company might send a different tow truck. The driver would have wasted time and would have to drive back to their shop and come back with a heavy-duty truck. Read More