Roadside assistance is a service that may be included in your insurance premium. Roadside assistance allocates assistance to the insured driver during the event small roadside problems such as tyre puncture or empty tank in an inconvenient location etc.
During such an event such as an emergency the driver may be provided with towing services. When comparing quotes you can check if roadside insurance is included, you can also compare quotes based on the degree of roadside coverage i.e. silver, gold. With silver cover you may be limited to the number of call outs but typically with gold the call outs are unlimited. The image below shows you where to find your roadside cover in your quote on yallacompare.
During a roadside emergency the driver can call their insurance company to assist them. Depending on your insurance policy these services may be included free. In other cases you may have to pay for some expenses. However, sorry to disappoint but if you run out of fuel, you will still have to cover the cost of refueling. If your vehicle requires a tow, you can also ring your insurance provider to help. There are two main types of roadside assistance:
With silver coverage you may be limited to the number of call outs, for example 3 call outs in a year. You will also be limited to coverage only within your city of residence.
With gold coverage you will experience unlimited call outs and GCC wide assistance.
Roadside assistance is a valuable addition to your insurance package that can offer you protection against emergency situation. When comparing insurance quotes, if possible it is recommended to consider a policy that includes this, or has the option to add roadside assistance to the package.