What Should I Do If My Car Breaks Down?

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It can be a stressful situation if your car breaks down while you’re on the road. While regular maintenance to your vehicle can help avoid serious issues, there’s no way to guarantee that your car will run as it should at all times. The best way to handle these situations is to be prepared. Here are a few tips to keep in mind if you experience car trouble while driving:

Many insurance companies offer optional Roadside Assistance coverage on personal auto policies. Western National offers this coverage through its Highway Emergency Loss Protection (H.E.L.P.) program. The H.E.L.P. program is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and provides a group of coverages that are valuable in emergency situations. Coverages include towing, fuel and fluid delivery, flat tire service, battery jump start, and more. To learn more about roadside assistance options available to you, contact your Independent Insurance Agent.