Tow411.net Celebrates 13 Years of Service to the Towing Industry.
Congratulations to the Tow411 Towing Information Network, which is celebrating 13 years of service. Members are invited to visit tow411.net to offer well wishes. The site posts that each member responding will be placed in a drawing for an International Towing and Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum Hall of Fame Weekend Package to be awarded in July. See tow411.net for details.t[continue reading this article...]
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When this 2007 Ford F-650 with a 21-foot Jerr-Dan bed was en route to a call — making its way out of the wooded driveway of Affordable Towing LLC in Jefferson City, Mo. — photographer Chris Speckhals, also of Jefferson City, was at the right place at the right time to snap this wintry photo.
Mike Scott and Roy Campbell co-own the company, which has been in business for just over two years and is growing steadily. They started out with one truck, now have three, and average four trucks in the fleet, which services Central Missouri.[continue reading this article...]
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Use Retracted Booms to Your Advantage
A tow truck’s boom is strongest when it’s retracted, so always try to plan your recovery to use this to your advantage. Extend or raise the boom only as needed to accomplish the recovery. And the lower the boom, the more stable the truck will […][continue reading this article...]
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“My name is Carrie “Care Bear” Kyle. I’m a Belgian Malinois retired from the Maryland Department of Corrections K-9 Unit to pursue my interest in towing and recovery. I love taking rides in the 60-ton rotator, and I keep the lot safe and secure at OK Towing in Cumberland, Md.
“I also enjoy spending time with OK Towing owner Gordon Kyle and his son Brian.”
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Peterbilt Motors Company named Jackson Group Peterbilt – Salt Lake City its 2013 North American Dealer of the Year for its high levels of customer satisfaction and exceptional growth in heavy- and medium-duty truck sales, financing, leasing and parts sales. The dealership’s outstanding performance is even more impressive, the company said, as it moved into a brand new facility, one of the largest truck dealerships in North America.
Dealer Principal Blake Jackson recently accepted the award during the annual Peterbilt Dealer Meeting held in Fort Worth, near Peterbilt’s headquarters and manufacturing facility in Denton, Texas. The business meeting celebrated both dealer performance and Peterbilt’s 75th anniversary.
“In addition to investing in one of the industry’s most impressive dealerships, Blake and his team at Jackson Group Peterbilt have consistently and successfully set higher standards for customer satisfaction by embracing the full range of Peterbilt and PACCAR products,” said Darrin Siver, Peterbilt General Manager and PACCAR Vice President. “Jackson Group Peterbilt – Salt Lake City significantly grew its business in every key area while demonstrating the passion, dedication and investment that has helped define the Peterbilt brand for 75 years.”
Jackson Group Peterbilt operates 10 Peterbilt dealerships in Colorado, Idaho, Nevada and Utah. The company was founded in 1977 by Eric C. Jackson with the purchase of a small dealership in Salt Lake City. The company is now run by his son, Blake Jackson, Dealer Principal of Jackson Group Peterbilt.
For more information about Peterbilt, visit www.peterbilt.com.
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