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Freeway Service Patrol Provides No-Cost Roadside Assistance to Public

Caltrans News Flash #118

Date: February 9, 2017
District: Headquarters
Contact: Angela DaPrato
Phone: (916) 654-3442
Contact: Tamie McGowen
Phone: (916) 657-5060

SACRAMENTO – Has your vehicle ever stalled while you are driving on the highway? In this Caltrans News Flash, you’ll learn about the vital services of the Freeway Service Patrol (FSP), a no-cost service that helps stranded motorists in metropolitan areas with roadside assistance.

Take a ride with the FSP to learn how they work with Caltrans, the California Highway Patrol and local transportation agencies in helping motorists arrive at their destinations safely. Their aid relieves congestion by ensuring stranded vehicles are quickly cleared from the roadway. The service can be accessed in major metropolitan areas by dialing 511.

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For details and counties served by the FSP, visit the California Highway Patrol's Freeway Service Patrol page.

This Caltrans News Flash is the 118th in a series of videos highlighting Caltrans' activities that present the wide-ranging and critical work that Caltrans does to enhance California's economy and livability. To see more of these and other videos, search for #CaltransNewsFlash on Twitter or visit Caltrans News Flash on YouTube.

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