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Emergency Road Service

Programs that arrange for the dispatch of a tow truck to assist motorists whose vehicles have become disabled on roads or highways because their car has stalled, they have a flat tire, are out of gas or are locked out of their cars. Services may include towing, tire changes, jump starts, lockout assistance (key breaks in the ignition, broken keys in the door or trunk, lost keys or keys locked in the car) and emergency fuel and water delivery.

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International Travel Advisories

Programs that provide information to the public regarding health risks, political instability and other conditions abroad which may affect an individual's decision to travel.

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Tourist Information

Tourist bureaus, information centres and other community organizations that make available information about local points of interest, cultural events, recreational activities, hotels, restaurants, medical and dental services and other community resources.

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Travel Directions/Trip Planning

Programs that provide route information and other details needed for local or regional travel. Services may include driving or cycling directions; information about transportation options; help in choosing the mode of transportation that best fits a particular trip or schedule; and/or personalized assistance in planning a one-time trip or a new commute including transit routes for available bus, train, subway and ferry services, with time and connection details, and needed maps and schedules.

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