Will the police help you get your car towed if you're stranded on the highway?

"I've never broken down on the side of the road before. I wanted to know if the police will help you if your car breaks down.

Will they help you get your car towed?"

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Eric Schad
Answered on Jun 21, 2021
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“The police almost always pull over to assist, or at least turn their lights on if they see a stranded motorist.
From there, they may offer some assistance, but most likely, you’ll have to call roadside assistance on your car insurance to help or contact a towing company if you don’t have roadside assistance.
It’s not the cops’ job to take care of this situation, but they may be helpful and give you some peace of mind until you get your car towed.”
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