GM's New OnStar Guardian App Offers Peace of Mind as People Get Back on the Road
Wed, June 24, 2020
The launch of OnStar Guardian comes at a time when the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted people's personal lives in profound ways, according to the
"When it's time for people to get back out in the world, we want to help them feel safe," said
As people move around the world in different ways, OnStar Guardian brings family location sharing and the safety and security of live advisor access to new scenarios, including during walks home after dark, time spent in a rideshare or rented vehicle, or when a teenage child is riding in a friend's car.
The app includes access to select
Mobile Crash Response
When you need to travel, the OnStar Guardian app brings Mobile Crash Response to any vehicle you or your loved ones are in. The Guardian app is designed to use your smartphone's sensors to help detect a crash and alert an Emergency-Certified OnStar advisor, who can connect with first responders. Mobile Crash Response services can connect you to an
If you or your loved ones need to be on the road and need a jump, have a flat or get locked out, use the OnStar Guardian app to request Roadside Assistance for any vehicle.
The red Emergency button in the app provides access to OnStar Emergency-Certified advisors, who are available 24/7. These advisors are certified by the International Academies of
During the COVID-19 pandemic,
1OnStar Guardian app: Available on select Apple and Android devices. Mobile Crash Response services are intended for use in vehicles only and can connect automatically on Android devices only. Service availability, features and functionality vary by device and software version. Active service plan, OnStar Guardian service plan add-on, cell reception, GPS signal, and device data connection required. Terms, limitations and restrictions apply. Device permissions are required for app to operate properly. OnStar links to emergency services. Device and app may not transmit all crash data. Roadside service provided by Allstate Roadside Services for vehicles only, towing services have additional fees. See onstar.com for details and limitations. Pricing and availability subject to change. You may cancel at any time by calling 1.888.4ONSTAR (1.888.466.7827).
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