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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 […]

Industry Topics

Apr 14th, 2016 | By | Category: From our latest issue

The Tow Times April issue addresses a variety of towing industry topics including hiring practices, training trends, recovering vehicles from water and how to use the law to help you make more money. There’s even a forecast by industry leaders asked to give their opinions […]

Safety Issue

Mar 11th, 2016 | By | Category: From our latest issue

The Tow Times March issue focus is safety. Inside you’ll find Tow Times surveys on driver safety training and safety equipment as well as information about tow truck backing safety and the Towing & Recovery Survivor Fund, which has donated hundreds of thousands of dollars […]

Motorcycle Towing and Transport

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

Motorcycle towing and transport is a focus of the Tow Times February issue. Whether you tow motorcycles occasionally, find yourself in the middle of thousands of bikes at a rally or tow and transport motorcycles on a regular basis you’ll find something interesting in this […]

Driver Safety Training Survey

Jan 26th, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

Please give us a few minutes of your time to take a 13-question survey on driver safety training. Responses will be used for articles in upcoming issues of Tow Times and help us determine topics to address in the magazine. All responses are confidential. Click […]

Damage to Your Tow Truck and Filing an Insurance Claim?

Jan 11th, 2016 | By | Category: Tow Tip

“To be prepared to handle an insurance claim involving damage to your commercial truck, first consult your policy. Read it and ask your agent about anything you don’t understand. Have the agent put his or her answers in writing. By knowing what to expect you’re […]

100-Year Celebration

Jan 8th, 2016 | By | Category: From our latest issue

The Tow Times January 2016 issue salutes the 100-year anniversary of the commercially-manufactured tow truck. See this issue’s articles “A 100-Year Journey” and “Holmes — A Look Back in Time.” This commemorative issue also contains a special “birthday card” with well wishes from a host […]

2015 Fleet Survey Analysis

Dec 15th, 2015 | By | Category: From our latest issue

The Tow Times December issue features the 2015 Fleet Survey Analysis, a compilation of towing company equipment stats including company profiles, fleet breakdowns, vehicles and equipment and average fleet size. See pages 34 and 35.

Tow Times SourceBook

Oct 6th, 2015 | By | Category: From our latest issue

The Tow Times October issue contains the SourceBook, Tow Times’ buyer’s guide for towing industry equipment, distributors, services, accessories and more. More topics such as retaining employees, employee manuals, overweight/height loads, the Wall of the Fallen and a mobile crane recovery can all be found […]