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Old 11-10-2004, 07:31 PM   #1
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Emergency roadcare service

Anybody have a recommendation where to get roadcare service for a school bus conversion? Good experiences; bad experiences; anything else?

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Old 11-11-2004, 10:21 PM   #2
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If you're a Good Sam member (and they will insure buses (not just motorhomes)) you could try their emergency service; at least, that's the one I'm going to sign up for this year. I have my insurance through Camping World and it turns out both they and Good Sam use GMAC as their insurance underwriter. When I joined Good Sam I thought I might see if I could save some money on my insurance; when I called them I found out I was already their customer!

I could have used the Good Sam service when I ran out of fuel on the way to Lake Shasta with the bus for vacation this year; turns out the fuel tank is smaller than what I was told and the fuel gauge is "right on"!
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Old 11-12-2004, 09:43 AM   #3
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Thank you Les. I'll probably use Good Sam but if anybody else has other options I'd like to know.
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Old 11-14-2004, 11:39 AM   #4
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Thank you Les. I'll probably use Good Sam but if anybody else has other options I'd like to know.
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Old 11-14-2004, 11:24 PM   #5
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i have good sam club. I wisely signed up for that before i took my 7 thousand mile treck from michigan to cali and back. It's about 100 bucks for a year, which is far cheaper than calling a wrecker just one time.

I did call good sam for a tow truck about 1 am in san fransico when the bus broke down. I was told there weren't any tow trucks available until after 8 am and i should call back then. I spent the next couple hours wrenching on teh bus till i got her going and didn't need the tow truck afterall.

This is my only expierence with them. Though I didn't get the result I wanted, I will renew my good sam club for next year. It's just too good of a deal to pass up. I've had two flat tires since i had my good sam, but i didn't call either time. Once i went to the tire place and had purchased a new-used tire. The second time i just changed the tire myself at home in the driveway.

They also will bring you some fuel if you run out, or give you a jump start if needed. (if you have a diesel, chances are you will need a jump start with the fuel they bring you!)
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