Man securing a car on a flatbed tow truck

Government Launches Tow Zone Pilot Program

In an effort to clamp down on unscrupulous towing practices and the “Wild West” environment that has led to escalating violence among tow truck companies, the Ministry of Transportation is imposing towing restrictions on some Toronto area provincial highways. So, what’s the problem with a $200 dollar tow from the side of a highway? That…

Distracted Driving is a Problem

Canadian Drivers are being distracted with a number of tasks they are attempting while driving their cars including use of entertainment systems, eating, in-car discussions, reaching back for an item, interacting with GPS device, talking on the phone hands-free, talking on the phone in-hand, adjusting clothing, adjusting making, and texting…Read more (Full PDF) 

New impaired driving Laws are Here

    New impaired driving laws are here as of Dec 18, 2018. Stricter impaired driving laws come into effect that will allow officers to demand breath samples without ‘reasonable suspicion.’According to the OPP, more than 7,300 impaired driving charges were laid across Ontario between the start of the year and mid-November.  Simply put – call…

Distracted Driving Laws Changing

Ontario’s new tough distracted driving rules to take effect January 1, 2018   Simply holding a cell phone or other electronic device while at the wheel counts as distracted driving. As of Jan. 1, 2019, motorists charged with distracted driving will face fines as high as $1,000, incur three demerit points, and receive a three-day driver’s…