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Chattanooga Hotel Rooms Going Fast

Aug 19th, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

Headed to the Industry’s 100 year celebration in Chattanooga September 9 – 11? A few discounted hotel rooms are still available at the Read House across the street from the Chattanooga Convention Center and the historic Chattanooga Choo Choo. Hurry — discounts expire August 24. Book […]

Hot, Hot, Hot!

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

I finally had a Saturday off from work at the shop which meant I had work to do at home – mow the lawn, trimming, pull weeds and then trim the front bushes. It was a hot, humid day but I was determined to get […]

Enter Your Classic or Antique Tow Truck in the Industry’s Once-In-A-Lifetime Parade

Aug 5th, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

As part of the 100-year celebration at the Tennessee Tow Show, a tow truck parade will wind its way through the heart of Chattanooga. Antique and vintage trucks as well as current models will honor the industry’s centennial. When: 6 pm on Saturday, September 10, […]

Integrated Truck Step from In The Ditch™

Aug 5th, 2016 | By | Category: New Products

Due to the increased cab height on most International 4300 Series trucks with new emissions, towers have experienced problems transporting motorists along with their disabled vehicles. With the distance between the two steps, people can have trouble climbing into the truck cab on the passenger […]

Isuzu Opens Center of Excellence in NE Pennsylvania

Aug 5th, 2016 | By | Category: Industry News

Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc. opened its first Center of Excellence Wendesday, July 27 in northeast Pennsylvania. The complex — the first of its kind for Isuzu — is comprised of a state-of-the-art, 100,000-square-foot parts distribution center and a world-class 30,000-square-foot training and technical […]

What Catches Your Eye?

Aug 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

When watching a TV program I find the constant interruption by commercials so frustrating. It seems like there are more commercials than the actual program and most them consist of advertisements for lawyers, cars, medication and insurance. Usually I  just mindlessly watch them but my husband takes the remote […]

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,, provides the basics of light-duty towing and recovery and outlines driver’s duties and responsibilities to […]