Service Authority for Freeways and Expressways (SAFE)

The Service Authority for Freeways and Expressways (SAFE) manages the Freeway Service Patrol (FSP) tow trucks and the emergency roadside call box programs.

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Freeway Service Patrol

MTC-SAFE is one of 18 SAFE programs around the state.

This program reduces congestion, improves public safety and enhances air quality by quickly clearing freeway incidents.

SAFE Services

These two services are making the Bay Area’s freeways work better:

Freeway Service Patrol (FSP): MTC’s roving tow truck service comes to the rescue of stranded motorists as part of an effort to reduce recurrent congestion.

Roadside call boxes also provide an important service for motorists without cell phones, and in areas with unreliable cellular reception.

Committee Members

Get a list of all 21 Metropolitan Transportation Commissioners that serve on the Service Authority for Freeways and Expressways.

Staff Contact

Kimberly Ward, Executive Office
Phone: (415) 778-5367
Email: kward@bayareametro.gov

Vital Signs

How well are we maintaining our state highway systems? Get that data and many more trends on MTC’s Vital Signs website.

Visit Vital Signs. Get the data.

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