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Beacon Funding Partners with Quest TowNetwork to Launch Quest Roadside Rewards

Nov 17th, 2017 | By | Category: New Products

Beacon Funding has announced its partnership with Quest TowNetwork and the launch of Quest Roadside Rewards, a program that provides enhanced financing options to providers in the Quest TowNetwork. “Quest has a strong reputation in the roadside assistance marketplace and continues to build a very […]



Miller Industries Supports Susan G. Komen Foundation with Pink Century 3212CX

Nov 17th, 2017 | By | Category: Industry News

Custom built with Breast Cancer Awareness Month in mind, Miller Industries produced a bright pink Century 3212CX wrecker on a Kenworth T440 chassis from MHC Kenworth of Chattanooga to help raise breast cancer awareness during the month of October. The truck was on display during […]



2018 Hall of Fame Nominations are Coming Due

Nov 16th, 2017 | By | Category: Spotlight

The International Towing Museum Hall of Fame nominations for the Class of 2018 are due by December 31, 2017. For nominating criteria and to download a nomination form visit internationaltowingmuseum.org.



Roadside Safety When Arriving On-Scene

Nov 10th, 2017 | By | Category: Tow Tip

Many roadside incidents involve loading a vehicle onto a car carrier as the operator stands on the fog line or on the roadway using the driver’s-side controls. Stay away from the traffic side. Plan your hook-up to minimize the time you’re on the truck’s traffic […]



First Out Truck

Nov 10th, 2017 | By | Category: Truck of the Month

Unit 183 is a 1986 Mack with a 1990 Vulcan 30-ton integrated unit proudly operated and cared for by 21-year industry veteran Paul Ghrist of Jeswald Auto Truck Service in Austintown, Ohio. “It is equipped with lots of strobe lighting along with an arrow stick […]



2017 Shine ‘n Star Contest Winners and More

Nov 10th, 2017 | By | Category: From our latest issue

The Tow Times November issue announces the winners of the 2017 Shine ‘n Star contest. On the cover is our grand prize winner: K&S Towing & Recovery Inc., of Havertown, Pa. They claimed top prize with their 2016 Peterbilt 567 with a Jerr-Dan 50-ton JFB […]



Competition and Cooperation

Nov 10th, 2017 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

Competition in life, sports, business, etc., is good. Who doesn’t see competition as a contest between rivals striving for the end goal of winning – whether it’s a new contract, gold medal or a spelling bee? Competition keeps you on your toes or should I […]



Western Star to Offer 3rd Eye Safety Camera and Radar Systems

Nov 10th, 2017 | By | Category: New Products

Western Star is offering 3rd Eye Backup Cameras and Radar option packages on its vehicles. The 3rd Eye offerings can be ordered via simple data codes that make it easy for dealers to configure the system they want when they order their vehicles. “The need […]



American Towing & Recovery Institute Presents Check to Museum

Nov 10th, 2017 | By | Category: Industry News

  The American Towing & Recovery Institute (ATRI), a not for profit, membership-based organization founded in 2013 to promote safety, education, positive public relations and networking, recently presented $7,073.26 to the International Towing & Recovery Museum to be distributed between the general operating fund and […]



FUSO Unveils All-Electric Truck and New Gas-Powered Truck

Nov 3rd, 2017 | By | Category: New Products

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. (FUSO) has announced that as part of its move to offer the broadest line-up of Class 3–5 medium-duty trucks in the North American market it has released two new trucks to join its line of traditional diesel cabovers: The […]