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 […]

Tow the Guidelines: IBC praises OPP for new set of towing guidelines for Ontario

Toronto, Ontario – Towing services in Ontario are under a new set of guidelines from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) in the aim to provide clearer direction to tow operators, according to a press release from Friday. These new guidelines come after the Ontario government announced it would be establishing a task force to improve […]

Constable Corruption: OPP charge three officers with corruption to towing industry

Toronto, Ontario ⁠— The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) charged three of their own veteran officers and suspended four others over allegations of corruption related to the province’s tow truck industry. They have also charged Sutheshkumar Sithambarpillay, owner of Steve’s Towing. All three are charged with secret commissions and breach of trust, while Bridle faces an […]