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Unread 12-13-2010, 11:57 PM   #1
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besides part of an auto insurance package and besides paying yealy 'just in case' like with AAA, what are my options for getting a cheap tow if needed?
basically, if i break down, i can park on the side of the road and call 411 information number and ask the operator for towing companies in the area and use the best priced, right? I mean AAA only gives 3 miles or so free and then it's ten cents a mile after that. It's cheap,but i never need use it so wanna cut expenses. thanks.
p.s. if i don't know what town i'm in or if i can't push my car to the shoulder and call 911 since i wouldn't know the local police dept. number, would that file under misuse of 911!?

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I've never used a ttow truck. I have friends with pickups
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I'm told one can call 911 and be transfered to non emergency where they can help with a tow. wanted to make sure because I heard some guy got arrested for calling 911 because a traffic light had all sides on green almost causing accidents.

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You could always just have friends with pickups and have them chain your car to theirs. Did that today with my friends dodge caravan. XD
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Tow coverage from Progressive is what I got with full coverage...
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thanks
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any other ideas?
don't break down, or fix it on the spot like a boss

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