Authorized service garages are located in close proximity to the Turnpike,
along its entire length. You can identify a Turnpike authorized service garage
by the Turnpike insignia displayed prominently on the vehicles. These garages
provide towing and emergency road service 24 hours a day. They are equipped
with two-way radios for quick response to disable vehicles. These garages honor
MasterCard, VISA and AAA memberships.
your vehicle off the roadway to a safe location. Do not
attempt to hitchhike.
Place a white
handkerchief, or any bright colored cloth, on the radio antenna or car door
facing traffic. If you break down at night, turn on the headlights and hazard
If you have a cellular
phone, dial *11 to reach the Turnpike's Operations Center and
If you don't have a
cellular phone, look for a yellow call box on your side of the road.
Do not attempt to cross the median. Call boxes are
positioned one mile apart along the entire length of the Turnpike. Pull down
the white handle of the call box and press the "service" button.
Return to your vehicle
and wait for help to arrive. An authorized service garage will be dispatched to
assist you, usually within 30 minutes.
service garages are available for your convenience. However, if your disabled
vehicle is not impeding traffic or otherwise creating a safety hazard, you have
the option of using Turnpike authorized services or any garage of your choice.
In any event, remember to make some arrangement for the removal of your
vehicle. Unattended vehicles left along the roadway will be removed after
24 hours. Vehicles that are impeding traffic will be removed even