The Freeway Service Patrol (FSP) is a joint program provided by the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), the California Highway Patrol (CHP) and the local transportation agency. The FSP program is a free service of privately owned tow trucks that patrol designated routes on congested urban California freeways. read more >>>
- Offer you a gallon of gas, if you run out.
- “Jump start” your car if the battery is dead.
- Refill your radiator and tape hoses.
- Even change a flat tire.
FSP will not:
- Cannot tow your vehicle to a private repair service or residence.
- Does not recommend tow service companies, repair or body shops.
- Does not tow motorcycles.
- Does not assist vehicles which have been involved in accidents, unless directed by CHP.
- Does report any accident to the CHP.
If FSP cannot get your car going, it will be towed free of charge to a location approved by the CHP. The FSP will also contact additional assistance for you. The CHP will notify an auto club or towing service.
The FSP serves the following areas:
- Valley Division – Sacramento, Yolo, Placer, El Dorado and San Joaquin counties
- Golden Gate Division – Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, Santa Clara, San Francisco, San Mateo, Solano, and Sonoma counties
- Central Division – Fresno county
- Southern Division – Los Angeles county
- Border Division – San Diego and Orange counties
- Coastal Division – Monterey, Santa Cruz, and Santa Barbara counties
- Inland Division – Riverside and San Bernardino counties