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Protecting Tow Truck Drivers

Imagine you had the constant threat of being run over by a vehicle travelling upwards of 100 km per hour while trying to do your job. For over 400 tow truck drivers in Manitoba, this is their reality every day.

The sudden gush of wind that passes as they hook up a car to the tow truck reminds them that no matter how many orange reflective triangles, lights or flares they put up, there are still drivers who don’t slow down, move over or give them space to work.

That’s why CAA Manitoba is pleased the province has amended the Move Over legislation to include tow trucks, giving them the same rights as other emergency service vehicles

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