Accidents and Emergencies

If your vehicle breaks down: 

  • Get vehicle off the road and to a safe location, if possible.
  • Call Transportation Service at 765-494-2114 or 1-800-213-3626 (day or night). Transportation Service staff will advise you of the necessary procedure to repair or replace the disabled unit.
  • Most vehicles have roadside assistance. Look for a sticker in the window, key case or owner's manual in the glove box for information and phone numbers. Chevrolet roadside assistance is available by calling 1-800-243-8872.
  • If vehicle can be driven safely, continue on your trip as planned, and inform Transportation Service immediately upon returning to campus.
  • Risk Management provides additional accident reporting information.

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