Professional Standards: PTAO pushing standardized towing regulations in Ontario

Thessalon, Ontario — The Provincial Towing Association of Ontario (PTAO) has confirmed details of an accreditation program for towers and tow operators in Ontario, the province’s first standardized towing regulation. Earlier this year, the PTAO board agreed to establish an accreditation program for towers and tow operators across Ontario. A series of recommendations were made […]

Price Spike: Mississauga, Ont. raises tow fees by 87.5 percent

Missisauga, Ontario – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is calling out the Mississauga City Council after an abrupt decision to increase towing rates by 87.5 percent on July 6. According to IBC, this brings the cost of the average tow in Mississauga to $750, up from $400. This is nearly twice that of other cities […]

Tow the Line: Ontario announces new tow industry rules

Toronto, Ontario ⁠— Four sections of highways in the GTA will become restricted tow zones that allow only a single company to operate within those areas, according to new towing industry rules announced by the Ontario government Tuesday. The pilot project will run for two years initially, with the potential for one-year extensions after that […]