Changes Ahead: Ontario’s towing pilot project kicks off Dec. 13

Toronto, Ontario ⁠— Ontario will implement a series of restricted towing zones along Highways 401, 400, 409 and 427 in an effort to “clear collisions or vehicle breakdowns on highways more safely and quickly,” according to the provincial government.  First announced in March 2021, the new Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO) pilot program will only […]

Pump the Breaks: CBRM tow truck bylaw on hold over fraud concerns

Cape Breton, Nova Scotia – The insurance industry, tow truck operators and police in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, are blaming each other in a fight surrounding a proposed bylaw–which would enforce regulations in the industry that operators say isn’t fair. This proposed bylaw would include an annual fee, driver accreditation and a flat rate that […]

Towing Turmoil: Cape Breton tow truck operators protest proposed bylaw

Sydney, Nova Scotia — Horns and shouts could be heard in Sydney, Nova Scotia on Tuesday night- but it wasn’t a parade or a celebration, it was over a dozen tow truck operators – and they weren’t picking up cars. Tow truck operators were protesting the proposed by-law they say would make them pay more […]