For more than 100 years, CAA North & East Ontario has been advocating on behalf of Members and motorists on the issues that affect them, with a focus on making roads in our communities safer for all – drivers, cyclists and pedestrians.
Across North America, nearly 100 tow truck drivers are killed each year after being struck by oncoming traffic while helping stranded motorist. CAA North & East Ontario understands the risks roadside workers face every day and aims to raise more awareness about what motorists can do to protect them by appointing the second Tuesday in May as National Day of Safety for Tow Truck Operators. Read more about it here. Roads and highways are the workplaces for those helping to clear the road, motorists are reminded to please slow down and move over. It’s not just a courtesy, it’s the law: failure to move over could cost drivers between $490 and $2,000, plus three demerit points. See more here.