Emergency Road Service Coverage (ERS)

Please note: In order to select Emergency Road Service coverage you must also select Comprehensive and/or Collision coverage.

What is Emergency Road Service Coverage (ERS)?

Emergency Road Service coverage is GEICO's alternative to auto-club towing and road services (such as AAA).

ERS is available for one low price per vehicle and unlike an auto club; there is no extra charge for additional drivers.

It covers problems not typically covered by car insurance such as:

How does it work?

  1. Call us 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, anywhere in the United States and Canada.
    The 24 hour toll-free dispatch service number is: 1-800-42GEICO
    In Canada, call our toll-free dispatch service number: 1-800-567-8150
  2. A GEICO Emergency Road Service specialist will dispatch a service vendor.
  3. You sign a receipt at the time of service and the vendor will bill GEICO directly.
    Note: Any additional mileage, other fees not specifically addressed, or lockout services in excess of $100 will be at the insured's expense.

How much Coverage do I need?

Simply select "I accept this coverage" for your vehicle to take advantage of GEICO's Emergency Road Service coverage.

Note the following situations are not covered by ERS:

Electronic key pads, key lost to "The Club" or other theft prevention devices, frozen locks, spare keys and house keys, cost of gas, oil, loaned battery cost, or tires.

Real World Examples

You come out of the grocery store with a full cart of groceries only to find that you've locked your keys in the car. No need to worry, you have Emergency Road Service. Call GEICO 24 hours a day/ 7days a week and they will send a locksmith out to retrieve your keys. No payment is necessary to the locksmith since it's covered by GEICO for one low price. You'll be back on your way before your ice cream starts to melt.

Locked out of your car? Have a flat tire? Dead battery? With our Emergency Road Service you can call GEICO 24 hours a day/ 7days a week and they will send help to get you back on the road. No payment is necessary to the tow truck or locksmith.

Legal Disclaimer

Please note:The above is meant as general information and as general policy descriptions to help you understand the different types of coverage. These descriptions do not refer to any specific contract of insurance and they do not modify any definitions expressly stated in any contracts of insurance. We encourage you to speak to your insurance representative and to read your policy contract to fully understand your coverage.