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Damage-Free Towing, Car Carrier Storage and Recovery Action

Aug 19th, 2016 | By | Category: From our latest issue

The Tow Times August issue is packed with information — from car carrier storage options to tips for damage-free towing from leading towing industry educators. There’s also a great story of teamwork to recover a car hauler and semi-trailer from an unusual accident scene in […]



Nominations for Towing Museum Board Now Being Accepted

Aug 12th, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

Nominations for the Executive Board of Directors of the International Towing & Recovery Hall of Fame & Museum are now being accepted. Five Executive Board member positions: president, 1st vice-president, 2nd vice-president, secretary and treasurer will be announced on September 11, 2016, in conjunction with […]



Stolen Rotators

Jul 27th, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

Hey guys keep your eyes out for these 2 rotator thefts just over the MD Line in PA. FRANKLIN COUNTY: Commercial Vehicle Theft. The Pennsylvania State Police (PSP), Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI), Auto Theft Unit, investigated the theft of two Peterbilt rotator tow trucks […]



Lowboys, Detachable Towing Units, Driveshafts and More

Jul 20th, 2016 | By | Category: From our latest issue

The Tow Times July issue features a look at marketing lowboy trailer service at a fair, profitable price, the efficient option of detachable towing units, and information on dropping a driveshaft. And the Recovery Review department focuses on operators from G&M Towing & Recovery of […]



Let the Fireworks Begin

Jul 7th, 2016 | By | Category: Blogs, Geri Roskopf's Blog

I was listening to the radio when the announcer asked if listeners could pass a little history test about the 4th of July. I’m thinking, “Sure, go ahead with the questions.” While I had the answers to the little quiz, it made me rethink the […]



Safe Fleet Acquires FleetMind Solutions, Inc

Jul 7th, 2016 | By | Category: Industry News

Safe Fleet has announced the acquisition of FleetMind Solutions, Inc (FleetMind). Based in Montreal, Canada, FleetMind delivers the waste industry’s “smart truck” onboard computing (OBC) systems that enable waste and recycling fleets to link their drivers and vehicles to business operations in real-time to ensure […]



Register Now for Western States Tow Show Seminars

Jul 7th, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

Seminar registration for the Western States Tow Show is now open. The California Tow Truck Association and Tow Times have partnered to bring you an amazing seminar schedule for the show which will be held October 13-15 in San Diego, Calif. The host hotel is […]



Video Cameras and Carrier Specs

Jun 3rd, 2016 | By | Category: From our latest issue

The Tow Times June issue zooms in on the use of video cameras that offer benefits to towing company owners and managers — from security surveillance to countering damage claims to business management. Factors to consider when spec’ing your next car carrier are also included, […]



Enter Your Tow Trucks in the 2016 Shine ‘n Star Contest

May 31st, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

The time is now to enter the Tow Times 2016 Shine ‘n Star contest — the industry’s largest tow truck photo beauty contest. Entry is free, courtesy of contest sponsor Ford Trucks. There are four easy ways to enter, five categories (light-duty, medium-duty, heavy-duty, car […]



Marketing and Heavy-Duty Trends

May 5th, 2016 | By | Category: From our latest issue

The Tow Times May issue covers topics ranging from towing company owner marketing strategies to trends in heavy-duty towing and recovery, the importance of health physicals and why rules for towing procedures are in place to protect you and the motoring public. On the cover […]