Access to roadside assistance has never been so easy. The new Android-compatible AAA Roadside app uses GPS to pinpoint your location so you can request help without dialing, waiting, or talking. (A similar app for the iPhone has been downloaded more than 500,000 times since its introduction in 2009.)
For more information, visit AAA.com/mobile.
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