Ready to ride to the rescue for cars that have gone south in SoCal is the Automobile Club of Southern California (ACSC). The largest member of the American Automobile Association ( AAA) federation of motor clubs, the ACSC is a not-for-profit that serves about 6 million members from 70-plus offices in about a dozen counties. The club provides 24-hour roadside assistance, travel planning, auto pricing, buying, and maintenance information, as well as a host of insurance plans. In addition, members can renew vehicle registrations, plates, and stickers at club offices. The club also publishes Westways magazine, which offers travel tips and discounts. Ten auto enthusiasts founded the club in 1900.
The Auto Club of Southern California serves its members by educating them about safety issues, offering consumer information, and by communicating legislative issues, such as those involving the California vehicle code and transportation and mobility issues. – less