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Advanced Level Light-Duty Class Returning to the Tennessee Tow Show

Jul 22nd, 2016 | By | Category: Industry News

Wes Wilburn, founder of American Towing and Recovery Institute, has announced that due to popular demand he will be holding a one-day Advanced Level Light Duty Class September 8, 2016, at the International Towing Museum learning center during the Tennessee Tow Show. “This continues to […]



New 14-Piece Axle Cover Set

Jul 22nd, 2016 | By | Category: New Products

Olson and Company is introducing a new 14 piece axle cover set to its Axle Caps® product line.  It includes the large and medium-size covers that are in the 22 piece set, but excludes the 4 smaller sizes.  The set includes rubber gaskets. For more […]



Tow Truck Parade to Honor Warren Roosevelt, Sr.

Jul 22nd, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

The following information was submitted by Peter O’Connell on behalf of the Empire State Towing and Recovery Association. Please join the Roosevelt family and the officers and directors of the Empire State Towing and Recovery Association (ESTRA) in honoring one of ESTRA’s founding members, Warren […]



Online Light-duty Training from the North American Towing Academy

Jul 15th, 2016 | By | Category: New Products

The online light-duty training program from the North American Towing Academy was created help a towing company overcome one of its biggest problems: finding and training drivers. The website, www.towingfundamentals.com, provides the basics of light-duty towing and recovery and outlines driver’s duties and responsibilities to […]



Here I Come to Save the Day!

Jul 15th, 2016 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

As a kid I use to watch the television cartoon show Mighty Mouse which was about a superhero mouse character who use to say, “Here I come to save the day!” While tow truck operators don’t wear capes, have super powers or fly, in my opinion they’re […]



Jerr-Dan Welcomes Four New Staff Members

Jul 15th, 2016 | By | Category: Industry News

Jerr-Dan Corporation, an Oshkosh Corporation Company (NYSE:OSK), announced in June that Randal Hartman, Sherard Pooler, Evan Landauer and Richard Guttmann will be joining the organization. The recent launch of the “Tow Support” program has given Jerr-Dan the opportunity to take their customer service division to […]



In The Ditch™ Towing Products is the Exclusive Manufacturer of the SP Series™ SidePuller™

Jul 8th, 2016 | By | Category: New Products

In The Ditch™ Towing Products has announced that they have regained full manufacturing rights to the SP Series™ SidePuller™. “After 10 years of being licensed to an outside manufacturer, the SidePuller is finally coming back home,” says In The Ditch President, Chuck Ceccarelli. “This is […]



Tow Shows and Vendors

Jul 8th, 2016 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

The board of directors of the Wisconsin Towing Association (WTA) realized the importance of all of the vendors who participate in its annual tow show.  The WTA tow show is a small, family affair. I always refer to it as my annual towing family reunion […]



Landoll Corporation Donates Trailer for Museum Fundraiser

Jul 8th, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

Landoll Corporation has made a significant donation to the International Towing & Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum (ITRHFM). Don Landoll made the announcement that a 2017 Model 440A-50 hydraulic traveling axle trailer has been donated to the benefit auction that will be held on […]



Jerr-Dan Highlights at the Florida Tow Show

Jun 3rd, 2016 | By | Category: Industry News

Jerr-Dan Corporation, an Oshkosh Corporation Company (NYSE:OSK), kicked off the 2016 Professional Wrecker Operators of Florida Tow Show with a “moon lit demo” that included a product demonstration of the new 35-Ton JFB Wrecker. The event was hosted by the sales team and the demo […]