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AAA offers roadside assistance during holiday

September 2nd, 2015 by WCBC Radio

AAA Mid-Atlantic estimates it will come to the rescue of over 24,000 stranded motorists during the upcoming Labor Day holiday weekend – with over 6,000 expected in Maryland. “As the summer driving season comes to a close, many motorists could unfortunately be left stranded if they haven’t properly prepared their vehicles,” said Ragina Cooper Averella, Public and Government Affairs Manager for AAA Mid-Atlantic.

“Nothing can dampen a vacation like having your vehicle break down and the best way to avoid that unfortunate circumstance is with preventative maintenance,” Averella added. “Taking care of your vehicle in advance can reduce the likelihood of breakdowns, as well as the hassle and costs that occur when vehicle upkeep is ignored.”

Whether planning an end of summer road trip now, later in the fall, or continuing a regular commute to work, AAA recommends two fundamental things motorists can do to decrease the likelihood of their vehicle leaving them stranded:

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