Are AARP Roadside Assistance Plans Worth the Cost?

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Roadside assistance programs are very popular among American consumers. After all, there are nearly 110 million cars driving on highways in the United States, the home of the road trip. Aside from the big names like AAA and Good Samaritan, many major insurance companies offer some form of roadside assistance as an option with their policies. If you have not considered it, AARP's Roadside Assistance Program may be worth a try — here's why.