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Peterbilt Announces Electrical Updates 

Sep 28th, 2018 | By | Category: New Products

Peterbilt Motors Company has announced the Vehicle Electrical Control Unit (VECU) to increase customer functionality and simplify body upfitting. Peterbilt worked with customers and truck equipment manufacturers to improve the electrical integration process of a Peterbilt chassis with a vocational body. Peterbilt offers a variety […]



Andrea Corso is new Head of Communications at Daimler Trucks North America

Sep 21st, 2018 | By | Category: Industry News

Andrea Corso has been appointed as Head of Communications at Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) effective August 20, 2018. Her responsibilities include DTNA’s internal and external corporate communications as well as product communications for the Freightliner, Western Star, Detroit engines and components, and Thomas Built […]



New AMSOIL Packaging for Hard-to-reach Gear Lube Installations

Sep 21st, 2018 | By | Category: New Products

AMSOIL has released a new packaging system for hard-to-reach gear lube installations. The AMSOIL SEVERE GEAR® Easy-Pack eliminates the challenges presented when changing gear lube by providing less mess, reduced waste and easier access. AMSOIL SEVERE GEAR Easy-Packs allow for quicker and easier changing of […]



Thanks for Attending the Tennessee Tow Show

Sep 21st, 2018 | By | Category: Spotlight

Thanks to all who attended this year’s Tennessee Tow Show, held September 13-15 at the Chattanooga Convention Center, Chattanooga, Tennessee. The Tennessee Tow Truck Association and Tow Times again hosted towing professionals from across the United States as they gathered for days of training, seminars […]



GEICO reminds drivers to move over for tow trucks, too

Sep 10th, 2018 | By | Category: Industry News

The following is a press release distributed by Geico to the motoring public: WASHINGTON, Aug. 29, 2018 – While many drivers know to change lanes when a police cruiser or ambulance is stopped along a roadway, fewer of them know that tow trucks, too, are […]



Lift-All Company Announces Eco-Friendly Hardware Coating

Sep 10th, 2018 | By | Category: New Products

Lift-All Co., manufacturer of lifting and load securement products, has committed to helping improve the environment by changing the coating on their tie-down hardware to a more environmentally friendly clear zinc coating. The coating has a silver finish rather than the current yellow-tinted finish and […]



Hurricane Florence Notice: Tennessee Tow Show 2018 WILL STILL BE HELD

Sep 10th, 2018 | By | Category: Spotlight

Towing and recovery professionals from around the country will converge on Chattanooga, Tenn., September 13-15 for the Tennessee Tow Show hosted by Tow Times and the Tennessee Tow Truck Association. Despite the approach of hurricane Florence the show will still go on as scheduled. Held […]



Ruby

Sep 10th, 2018 | By | Category: Tow Dogs

Ruby is a seven-month-old Rhodesian Ridgeback that is learning the ropes of being a tow truck dog. When she’s not out towing with Brian Vohs (owner of Cutshaw Garage and Tow aka “Dad”) or Ashley Randall (“Mom”) she spends her days assisting in the office. […]



CH Autos

Sep 10th, 2018 | By | Category: Truck of the Month

This 2018 Freightliner with a Jerr-Dan bed was purchased from Atlanta Wrecker Sales and is part of a six-truck fleet owned by Carl Hobson of CH Auto’s in Jackson, N.J. CH Autos has been in business for 24 years and services local police departments and garages, […]



The Eight-Point Rollback Tie-Down Kit

Sep 10th, 2018 | By | Category: Tow Tip

The 8-point kit works best on car carriers with: Lots of side chain slots. More slots = geometric options to negotiate wider bumper covers and rocker panel covers at the bottom of the wheel opening. Allows shorter strap run from the intermediate strap to connection […]