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Freightliner Trucks Begins Production on New Cascadia

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

Freightliner Trucks has begun production on its new Cascadia®. The new Cascadia is designed and engineered with an emphasis on six Real Cost of Ownership solutions — fuel efficiency, safety, connectivity, quality, uptime and driver experience. The new Cascadia (equipped with AeroX and Integrated Detroit™ Powertrain […]



Kenworth T680 and T880 Make Bendix ESP System Standard

Feb 3rd, 2017 | By | Category: Industry News

Kenworth has announced that the Bendix® ESP® Electronic Stability Program is now standard on new Kenworth T680 and T880 tractors. Bendix ESP full stability meets the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s new electronic stability control (ESC) technology mandate, which goes into effect Aug. 1, 2017, on Class […]



Say What? — Really?

Feb 3rd, 2017 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

Does it seem like unbelievable news comes in streaks? And after hearing it you think to yourself: “Say what — really?”   I received a phone call that a fellow tower was in the hospital. Another call came a few days later notifying me that he’d […]



I Need a Carrot

Jan 30th, 2017 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

I’m in a rut. Just don’t have energy to do anything. I need some kind of carrot or incentive to get me going as I look at all of the stuff I should and need to be doing – like boxing up and putting away the end-of-the-year […]



International Towing Museum Hires New Executive Director 

Jan 27th, 2017 | By | Category: Industry News

The International Towing and Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum (www.towingmuseum.com) has announced that Chattanooga native Dena Franklin has joined the team as Executive Director. Dena’s resume includes over 25 years of operations and businesses development experience. As a long-time small business owner, she possesses […]



Patriot Pry Wedge

Jan 27th, 2017 | By | Category: New Products

Next Generation Tool Company introduces the Patriot Pry Wedge. This new multi-functional, streamlined wedge easily creates space to insert an air wedge while protecting the vehicle with its innovative rubber pivot. The Pry Wedge separates the door from the frame and does not damage weather stripping. Switch […]



Tow Times 2017 Fleet Survey

Jan 27th, 2017 | By | Category: Spotlight

The Tow Times 2017 Fleet Survey is here. Please take a moment to tell us about your tow truck fleet. Click https://www.research.net/r/2017fleetsurvey to take the short survey. Survey ends Friday, Feb. 10. Thanks for participating.



MercurySend – Text Message for Business

Jan 20th, 2017 | By | Category: New Products

MercurySend enables users to send text messages to customers and staff from the web. Towing companies can send and receive communications from roadside customers. Once logged in to MercurySend, dispatch can create personalized messages or send template messages directly without repeated calls and voicemail. MecurySend […]



TowLawyer.com Offers Limited Free Blog Access

Jan 20th, 2017 | By | Category: Spotlight

Source: TowLawyer.com  Monopoly: With Police Towing, It’s Not a Game “For as long as you can remember, the city in which your towing company is located has used only one company – not yours – for all of its police-dispatched, nonconsensual tows. Your company is […]



I Can’t Do it All by Myself

Jan 20th, 2017 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

I think I’m pretty organized, although if you saw my desk right now you might shake your head thinking “really?” Well… okay — at least it’s an organized mess. A few years back when I became the president of WTRAA, the Women of the Towing and Recovery […]