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Ultra-Heavy Duty Training

Jan 23rd, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

On January 20 – 22, Miller industries and Crouch’s Wrecker & Equipment Sales presented an ultra heavy-duty training class at Copart’s Dover, Fla. facility. Hosted by the Sunshine State Towing Association, the class instructors were well-known towing industry educators Tom Luciano and John Hawkins.

Rev’ing Up for Race Recovery

Jan 2nd, 2015 | By | Category: From our latest issue

The Tow Times January issue has a special racing theme, with stories from towers who handle towing and recovery at race tracks in the United States and Canada. Our readers will meet George Feilinger (“Confessions of a Race Recovery Adrenaline Junkie”) and Robin Doiron (“When […]

Merry Christmas from Tow Times

Dec 24th, 2014 | By | Category: Spotlight

Overpass Rescue/Recovery Teamwork

Dec 4th, 2014 | By | Category: From our latest issue

On the cover of the December issue, Jim’s Service of Churchville, N.Y. and Rusiniak’s Service of Buffalo teamed to recover a tractor-trailer combination that overturned on an interstate overpass. After the driver, trapped in the cab that dangled over the overpass guardrail, was rescued by […]

Shine ‘n Star tow truck beauty contest Grand Prize winner

Nov 18th, 2014 | By | Category: From our latest issue

On the cover of the Tow Times November issue is the 2014 Shine ‘n Star tow truck beauty contest Grand Prize winner: a twin-steer 2012 Kenworth T800 and Century 1140 rotator. The proud owner is Michael’s Towing of Fredericksburg, Va. Special thanks to Ford Trucks, […]

Allstate Roadside Services Launches Advocacy Campaign to Raise Awareness of Move Over Laws

Oct 28th, 2014 | By | Category: Spotlight

NORTHBROOK, Ill. – Oct. 28, 2014 – More than one tow truck operator is killed every week by motorists. Today, to honor the men and women who have lost their lives during service, Allstate Roadside Services has teamed up with the International Towing and Recovery […]

Jerr-Dan Towmance Contest

Sep 12th, 2014 | By | Category: Spotlight

The 2014 Shine ‘n Star Photo Parade

Sep 10th, 2014 | By | Category: From our latest issue

The Tow Times September issue features the 2014 Shine ‘n Star Photo Parade, a sampling of entries in this years Shine ‘n Star tow truck beauty contest sponsored by Ford Trucks and brought to you by Tow Times. Check out the Tow Times September issue […]

Miller Industries Takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Sep 5th, 2014 | By | Category: Spotlight

Miller Industries’ employees who represent the company’s divisions including accounting, export, chassis and marketing received a soaking as they recently took on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. The event was filmed. Go here to view the video. In an introduction to the video, Randy Olson, vice […]

Gasoline Fires

Aug 11th, 2014 | By | Category: From our latest issue

Editor’s Note: The following article is a more in-depth version of the August issue Tow Times Learning Center topic: Basics of Towing: Gasoline Fires.