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Consumers are twice as likely to turn to their auto insurer, versus a motor club, to make aroadside assistance request, according to Agero. (Photo: Shutterstock)  Consumers are twice as likely to turn to their auto insurer, versus a motor club, to make a roadside assistance request, according to Agero. (Photo: Shutterstock)

On average, 65 million drivers in the U.S. — or about one in three — experience a roadside event each year, the severity of which can range from a dead battery or flat tire to a mechanical breakdown on a highway.

In fact, these events happen so frequently that there are three times more roadside events annually than there are windshield repairs, non-drive-able accidents, or vehicle thefts combined.

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