News release

New By-law Bans Approaching People at Accident Scenes for Services and Products

Local government | April 1, 2015

The new Accident Scene Solicitation By-law in effect April 1, 2015, bans anyone approaching or offering services (such as car rentals, body shops or legal services) or products such as medical or auto related items at accident scenes.  The by-law helps protect the public from unwanted offers accident scenes.

Through the by-law, staff and police will be able to manage and enforce unlicensed solicitation for services or products including but not limited to legal, chiropractic, insurance and auto repair services.

For more information please read Prohibition from Solicitation at Accident Scenes for Persons not Licensed as a Tow Truck Driver

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