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FUSU Announces New Fully-Electric Medium-Duty Truck

Apr 28th, 2017 | By | Category: New Products

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. (FUSO) will bring limited-production line fully electric trucks to market in the U.S., Japan and Europe before the end of 2017. The company made the announcement on March 15. The company has dubbed this new, all-electric, battery-powered medium-duty work truck […]



Miller Industries Celebrates 25 years of NTEA Membership

Apr 28th, 2017 | By | Category: Industry News

2017 marks Miller Industries 25th year of continuous membership to the National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA). “The NTEA’s dedication to the work truck industry is in line with Miller’s dedication to the towing and recovery industry,” states a Miller Industries press release. “Miller Industries is […]



Jim Stepp Passes

Apr 27th, 2017 | By | Category: Spotlight

The following is a message from the family of well-known Florida towing industry veteran Jim Stepp of Stepp’s Towing and Heavy Transport of Central Florida. Jim Stepp was a founding stockholder of Tow Times magazine and a founding member of the Professional Wrecker Operators of […]



Missy

Apr 18th, 2017 | By | Category: Tow Dogs

Meet Missy. Her story is special. Missy and Pongo were rescues from Tennessee by employee office manager Kathy Baumgardner at B&C Auto Menders. They came as a pair and could not be separated. In November 2015, tragedy struck. Pongo and Missy were at home and Pongo […]



The Dodgebeast

Apr 18th, 2017 | By | Category: Truck of the Month

Brian Beauman of Beauman’s Garage in Lockport, N.Y., calls this 2008 Dodge Ram 4500 with a Chevron 408TA the “Dodgebeast. “I’ve run this truck since new and has towed and recovered everything,” he writes.  Beauman’s Garage has been in business over 50 years and offers […]



Warning Device Placement

Apr 18th, 2017 | By | Category: Tow Tip

Section 392.22 of the FMCSRs states that when a truck is stopped (i.e., broken down) on the roadway or shoulder of a highway, the driver must immediately activate his or her truck’s hazard warning flashers and has ten minutes to set out emergency warning devices. […]



10th Annual USAC/MD Charity Golf Classic

Apr 14th, 2017 | By | Category: Industry News

USAC/MD will host its 10th annual USAC/MD Charity Golf Tournament in conjunction with the Florida Tow Show. All proceeds will benefit the International Towing and Recovery Museum’s Survivor Fund. The 4-person scramble will be held on Thursday, April 20, at the Celebration Golf Club in Celebration, […]



New Chain Assemblies from Miller Industries

Apr 14th, 2017 | By | Category: New Products

Miller Industries has introduced a new chain assembly designed specifically for lifting or towing exclusively on trailer king pin plates and truck frame rails. The patent-pending hook design features a shorter tip and throat that prevents point-loading of hook tip. A newly-offered flat throat design provides […]



Take a Look

Apr 14th, 2017 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

A friend of mine is a nurse and is constantly washing her hands. She told me about a hand lotion  she swears by as it helps to heal her skin and make it smooth. She gave me a sample to try, and as I was […]



Are You Ready?

Apr 7th, 2017 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

Are you ready to prove to the motoring public that professional tow operators are not the sloppy, slow-witted, stereotyped characters portrayed for so many years? Are you ready to prove that you are a member of the first-responder team — concerned about public safety and clearing the roadways in a […]