Top 10 Reasons People Call Roadside Assistance

THORNHILL, ON – Every year, CAA South Central Ontario (CAA SCO) receives approximately 1.5 million calls for service from drivers who may have been involved a collision, needed a battery boost, had a flat tire or were locked out of their car.

“A problem with your vehicle can happen when you least expect it and drivers can count on us to be there,” said Cindy Hillaby, VP of Membership and Automotive Services, CAA SCO.
Top 10 reasons drivers called CAA SCO for help: (Jan 1 – Oct 31, 2012)

1. Tow required
2. Dead battery
3. Locked out of car
4. Flat tire/blowout
5. Mechanical breakdown
6. Collision
7. Vehicle stuck/extrication
8. Light service required
9. Ran out of gas/fuel delivery
10. Locksmith required

“We recommend drivers take their vehicle into a CAA approved repair shop or a CAA Car Care Centre for regular maintenance to help keep their car running smoothly all year long,” added Hillaby.