The West Virginia Parkways Authority is proud to offer this service to
all motorists who travel the West Virginia Turnpike. State Farm® is
the official sponsor of the WV Turnpike State Farm Safety Patrol–
their support underscores the Company’s commitment to auto and
highway safety. The funding from State Farm helps maintain and
improve the existing program that assists over 9,000 people
Motorists can learn more about the program and share their feedback
and experiences via AssistPatrol.com or on social media using #AssistPatrol.
State Farm Safety Patrol assists in clearing the Turnpike of debris and other hazards and provides
temporary traffic control at minor scenes to help keep West Virginia Turnpike customers safe and traffic
The Safety Patrol offers free, limited roadside assistance to drivers in need, including:
Changing flat tires Calling tow trucks
Jump-starting vehicles Providing a small amount of gasoline
Making small safety repairs
The patrol vehicles are equipped with emergency lighting and road flares to further increase safety for
stranded motorists, and to help relieve congested traffic at the scenes of incidents and accidents. Patrol
operators will also assist the West Virginia State Police and other first responders when needed.
The WV Turnpike State Farm Safety Patrol is a free service offered to all motorists traveling the entire
88-mile stretch of the Turnpike, from Charleston to Princeton. Coverage hours are 24 hours per day,
7 days a week, 365 days a year. For more information about
State Farm, visit the Company online.
Slow Down. Move Over with Care.
West Virginia state law (WV code 17c-14-9a) requires that the driver of any vehicle approaching a
stationary authorized emergency vehicle, when the authorized emergency vehicle is giving a signal by
displaying alternately flashing red, red and white, blue or red and blue lights or amber or yellow warning
1. Proceed with due caution, yield the right-of-way by making a lane change not adjacent to that of the
authorized emergency vehicle, if possible with regard to safety and traffic conditions;
2. Proceed with due caution, reduce speed of the vehicle, maintaining a safe speed not to exceed fifteen
miles per hour or any non-divided highway depending on road conditions, if changing lanes would be
impossible or unsafe.
Note: WV Turnpike State Farm Safety Patrol drivers are not employees of State Farm and are not authorized to contact State Farm on behalf of the motorists
or assist in insurance claims.
State Farm and State Farm logo are registered trademarks of State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company.