The American Automobile Association, better known as AAA, offers one of the most comprehensive roadside assistance programs in the U.S. Available 24/7, AAA roadside assistance can provide help when you’re stranded on the side of the road, whether you need a tow, a jump start, fuel delivery, or even locksmith services.
If you’re a member of AAA and find yourself in need of roadside assistance, it’s important to know the correct phone number to call for help. The general phone number for AAA Roadside Assistance is:
- 1-800-AAA-HELP (1-800-222-4357)
This is the nationwide hotline and it can be used no matter where you are located in the United States.
Specialized Assistance Numbers
AAA also provides specific roadside assistance numbers for certain regions or in special circumstances:
- For AAA Texas: If you’re located in Texas, you can dial 1-800-222-4357.
- For AAA California: California AAA members should call 1-800-400-4222.
- For hearing or speech impairment: AAA also offers services to those who are deaf or hard of hearing. You can call 1-800-955-4833 (TTY) or 1-800-451-4006 (Voice).
It’s also worth noting that you can request roadside assistance online through the AAA website, or through the AAA Mobile App, available for both iOS and Android.
What Information to Provide
When you call AAA for roadside assistance, be ready to provide the following information:
- Your name and AAA membership number.
- The phone number where you can be reached.
- The location of the disabled vehicle — the exact address or the road and closest intersection.
- The description of the vehicle: make, model, color.
- The nature of the problem (flat tire, won’t start, etc.).
- Whether your vehicle is in a safe location or if it needs immediate removal due to traffic danger.
Knowing the correct phone number for AAA Roadside Assistance — 1-800-AAA-HELP (1-800-222-4357) — can be crucial when you find yourself in need of help on the road. Keep this number saved in your phone, and remember that AAA offers assistance 24/7, 365 days a year. Always verify the current contact information from official AAA resources.
Remember, AAA membership covers you, not your vehicle, so regardless of whether you’re a passenger or the driver in another person’s car, you can still use AAA services when you need them. Stay safe on the roads!