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Talbert Manufacturing’s 60CC/55SA-LD Trailer

Dec 14th, 2018 | By | Category: New Products

Talbert Manufacturing now offers the 60CC/55SA-LD trailer for optimum versatility. The trailer pairs with Talbert’s optional East Coast-style E1Nitro™ axle extension, allowing for 60-ton capacity with a close-coupled configuration or a 55-ton hauling capacity with a spread axle configuration. This innovative Talbert design gives customers flexibility to switch […]



Oshkosh Corporation Named One of the Best Places to Work by Glassdoor

Dec 14th, 2018 | By | Category: Industry News

Oshkosh Corporation has been presented a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award recognizing the Best Places to Work in 2019. The Employees’ Choice Awards program, now in its 11th year, relies solely on the input of employees who elect to provide feedback on their jobs, work environments and […]



Miller Industries’ Holiday Public Service Campaign

Dec 14th, 2018 | By | Category: Spotlight

Miller Industries launched a public service campaign to promote Slow Down, Move Over laws during the peak 2018 holiday travel times. “Since December is traditionally a high-volume month for interstate traffic, Miller Industries is promoting Slow Down, Move Over laws using a digital billboard in […]



Did You Hear the One About?

Dec 14th, 2018 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

This time of year can bring a lot of stress to the lives of people in the towing and recovery industry. Mother Nature has a way of changing plans in a matter of hours. It seems when bad weather hits you never have enough tow […]



Truck Purchasing Info and More

Dec 13th, 2018 | By | Category: From our latest issue

The Tow Times December issue focuses on tow truck purchasing with input on considerations regarding your business model, service area and income sources. Plus, we cover ideas to keep in mind when purchasing a used truck and equipment. Technical information includes using a snatch block […]



Lucy

Dec 11th, 2018 | By | Category: Tow Dogs

This is my dog Lucy. She’s a five-year-old Bichon that rides in my tow truck with me. She even has her name on her side of the truck. She has her own little booster seat and people love to wave at her. She’s four pounds […]



Grand Champion in Tennessee

Dec 11th, 2018 | By | Category: Truck of the Month

The Grand Champion winner of the 2018 Tennessee Tow Show beauty contest was Gresham & Son Transport Inc. of Smithville, Mo. This year, beauty contest winners took home cash prizes, the grand prize netting $1,000.



Using a Snatch Block with a Tow-Eye Screw

Dec 11th, 2018 | By | Category: Tow Tip

The location of a vehicle’s tow-eye screw will differ depending on the make and model of the casualty, however they are typically on the right side of the front bumper. This means that the winch line will be on an angle when winching the vehicle […]



Navistar Announces New Communications Structure to Support Truck Lineup

Dec 7th, 2018 | By | Category: Industry News

Due to the growth of Navistar’s product line, including the recent addition of the International CV,  Navistar Corporate Communications has restructured its team to provide an enhanced product focus.  After a successful tenure directing Navistar external communications, Lyndi McMillan will take a new role within […]



What Do You Want First?

Dec 7th, 2018 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

When you’re getting updates about something that’s happened, I’m sure you’ve been asked: “What do you want first? The good news or the bad news?” I usually ask for the bad news. I rather have that first and get it over with, and then hope the […]