Freeway Courtesy Patrol
- About the Freeway Courtesy Patrol The Michigan Department of Transportation
(MDOT) has expanded the use of the Freeway Courtesy Patrol
(FCP) beyond Southeast Michigan to include select freeways in Livingston and Washtenaw
counties, including US-23, I-96, I-94 and M-14. The
FCP program is part of MDOT's larger freeway incident
management system that is designed to improve motorist
safety and reduce travel times.
Assistance by FCP drivers includes:
- servicing disabled vehicles by providing fuel, oil, and other system fluids;
- clearing stranded vehicles and debris from driving lanes;
- changing or inflating tires;
- making minor mechanical repairs;
- securing the area around your vehicle;
- removing disabled vehicles;
- providing cell phone assistance;
- transporting stranded motorists;
- and providing directions.
- FCP Metro Detroit Area Service Map
- Expansion of MDOT's Freeway Courtesy Patrol (with Service Map) FCP's expanded area of operations includes select freeways in Livingston and Washtenaw counties, including US-23, I-96, I-94 and M-14.
Frequently Asked Questions
- Is there a number I can call for assistance?
- What kind of assistance is provided?
- How will I recognize the Freeway Courtesy Patrol?
- How does this program tie into other transportation technology?
- Will the Freeway Courtesy Patrol tow my vehicle?
- Where does the Freeway Courtesy Patrol operate?
- When are the Freeway Courtesy Patrol vehicles available?
- Are there any fees or tips required for the service?