MTO says ‘hands off tow trucks,’ claim enforcement officers

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Tow trucks are a no-go zone for Ontario’s commercial vehicle enforcement officers, the Toronto Sun has learned. The directive, issued in February to MTO transportation enforcement officers (TEOs) in Toronto and Hamilton and later expanded province-wide, forbids officers from pulling over or performing audits on operators ‘until further notice’ — due to ‘instability and violence’ in the towing industry.