There are certain things women must factor into their annual budgets such as a reputable roadside assistance program. Knowing that you have an option, should you run out of gas, have a flat, or a dead battery among other things that are covered by roadside assitance program, is an excellent safety net.
Just as insurance is considered a safety net women who drive alone or with children must factor the cost of a roadside assisatance program into their annual budgets. Today many of the carriers that offer cell phone service offer road side assistance for a mnimal fee per month. On an average the competing cell phone companies in general charge the same amount on an average. Expect to pay approximately $4 to $7 a month depending on the cell phone carrier and the roadside assistance program. Even though most of them offer towing there is a limit to the number of miles a car can be towed for free. Expect to be charged by the mile for anything over 20 miles.
There are other options for reputable roadside assistance programs. Many competing insurance companies offer roadside assistance programs for an annual fee ranging from $45 and up. If you are a senior citizen you can also look into the AARP roadside assistance program which also starts at $45. Most of the states features participation in AAA with that being one of the most well known roadside assistance programs. The annual cost for a premium roadside assistance program with AAA averages $88 per year. Benefits could vary according to states so check the details thoroughly.
Another option for women, and a convenient way to factor roadside assistance costs into your budget, is to check your insurance at work. Many corporation are offfering roadside assistance as part of an optional program just as they do group legal plans. Your corporate rate may offer an additioinal discount and additional benefits worthy of checking out. Regardless of the avenue you choose to take having the comfort of knowing you have an option in a time of need is definitely a safety net.