The Service Authority for Freeways and Expressways (SAFE) owns and operates 190 emergency call boxes in Monterey County. The call boxes provide a free emergency telephone service to stranded motorists. The call boxes are answered by a live operator who will dispatch the California Highway Patrol, tow truck, and/or emergency services. Since its inception in 1999, thousands of stranded motorists have received assistance at call boxes in Monterey County. Call boxes are located along the following routes: SR 1, SR 68, SR 156, US 101, Jolon Road, Arroyo Seco Road, and Carmel Valley Road.
Provides a free emergency service to stranded motorists, reliable emergency phone service when cell coverage may be unavailable, and live operator answer calls.
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Laurie Williamson is the Agency’s Call Boxes contact person. If you have any questions, you can reach her at (831) 775-4415, or via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org