Toronto’s city council considers new rules for area towers

City staff recommend a fixed towing rate of $250, with a possible addition of $100 dollars, in cases where the vehicle needs to be winched into position before towing. The towing itself will be free, unless a vehicle is towed outside city limits, in which case operators can start charging per kilometer.

Toronto, Ontario — October 4, 2017 — Toronto’s city council is considering new rules for tow truck operators. Among the proposed changes is a fixed rate for towing services. Over the past five years, Toronto has received an average of 150 complaints per year against tow truck drivers, for a rough total of 750 complaints. City staff […]