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How to shop for roadside assistance

No matter if your vehicle is new or used, you’re not immune to problems on the road — or in a parking lot! These issues can range from a dead battery, a flat tire or damaged windshield wipers to getting stuck in mud or snow or locking keys inside the car. In short, the reasons you may require roadside assistance are numerous. In this article, the Auto Value Certified Service Centers team provides tips on choosing the best roadside assistance service for your needs.

Services offered

Most roadside assistance programs offer similar standard services, including:

  • Fuel delivery
  • Flat tire replacement
  • Door unlocking
  • Towing to a repair shop

Additional services, such as oil delivery, a ride home or minor on-site repairs may be available depending on the company’s options and packages.

Factors to consider 

Various companies provide roadside assistance services, including insurance companies, mechanical service retailers, credit cards and car manufacturers. Consider the following factors to choose the right program for you:

  • Your travel habits. This includes the distance you usually drive, whether you travel within or outside Quebec and the type of roads you drive on.
  • The age and condition of your vehicle. In general, older vehicles are more prone to issues on the road.
  • Your level of risk tolerance. For peace of mind, it’s best to opt for a comprehensive service.
  • Your budget. Consider the value for money of your membership.

Compare offers from companies you already do business with to see which ones suit you best. Not sure which one to choose? Call or email the customer service team for more information.

SafeRoute Roadside Assistance offers you comfort and peace of mind

At Auto Value Certified Service Centers, your safety is our top priority. That’s why we provide SafeRoute Roadside Assistance to all our customers. Our emergency services include 24/7 towing, door unlocking, flat-tire assistance and fluid delivery.

To ensure you get safely from point A to B, you need a car that’s in good working order. Request an appointment at your nearest Auto Value Certified Service Centers for a professional inspection.

Service is the difference. We get it!

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