What to Do When Your Car Breaks Down On The side of Road..

Breaking Down on side of the road, MAIF InsuranceWe’ve all had that sinking feeling before as we drive down the highway. The car’s engine starts to make noise, the gas light goes on and the next thing you know, your car is dead and you’re stranded on the side of the road. Most drivers go through different stages of anxiety, anger, helplessness and fear as they are stuck on the side of the road.

Preventative Measures:

-Regularly scheduled tune-ups to your car
-Make sure tires are properly inflated
-Add an emergency kit
-Ensure car has a tire jack and lug wrench
-Make sure car has jumper cables

If an emergency does force you to be stopped on the side of the road here are four tips to keep you safe and to get some help:

-Pull Over
-Alert Motorists
-Call for help/Communicate your problem
-Remain with your car

Car troubles are never any fun, but with the right auto insurance, you can get the repairs you need. MAIF Insurance is a local top area provider of Maryland Auto Insurance Fund policies. Contact one of our convenient locations for more information.


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