The Winter Season Is Coming; Be Prepared With A Roadside Assistance Program

Vehicle Breakdown In WinterThe upcoming winter season makes it important for motorists to sign up with a roadside assistance program. During the winter, the number of calls for roadside assistance increases significantly. No driver wants to be stranded on the side of the road in the cold weather with no one to come and help him or her. That is why roadside assistance is essential.

Roadside assistance is a great way to prepare for a vehicle breakdown, however there are things that can be done to prevent a vehicle breakdown in the first place. First off, check the strength of your car’s battery. A faulty battery is the most common factor that causes batteries not to start. Also, it is helpful to park your car in a garage. If this is not an option that is available to you, try to park somewhere that protects your car from heavy winds. Lastly, make sure your fuel tank is at least half full in order to prevent your fuel-lines from freezing.

You cannot predict when you may encounter problems with your car. Therefore, if your car breaks down and you are left stranded on the side of the road, be sure that you are prepared with an emergency kit full of emergency supplies like a flashlight, blankets, and gloves in your car. Most importantly, have a cell phone with you at all times in case you need to call for help.

Posted on Monday, November 19th, 2012 at 8:14 pm In Roadside Assistance Program  

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