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Isuzu Celebrates 35 Years of Isuzu Trucks in America

Mar 29th, 2019 | By | Category: Industry News

Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc., is celebrating the 35th anniversary of Isuzu trucks in the United States. Isuzu Truck of America, Inc. was founded on March 21, 1984 and the first Isuzu truck arrived in the United States in November of that year. The […]



Who Should Take the Training?

Mar 25th, 2019 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

I’m hoping most towers have heard of SHRP2 (Strategic Highway Research Program), which is a Traffic Incident Management (TIM) training program offered by the Federal Highway Administration in partnership with American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials. The program’s goal is to improve traffic […]



Win This Truck

Mar 22nd, 2019 | By | Category: Spotlight

One lucky winner will drive home in a new, fully-equipped car carrier from the Florida Tow Show. Will it be you? Raffle tickets will be available throughout the show, so stop by to check out the truck and purchase your tickets. The more tickets you […]



FUSO Unveils Its Gasoline-Powered Class 5 Cabover Work Truck 

Mar 22nd, 2019 | By | Category: New Products

FUSO has unveiled its new FUSO FE180 gasoline-powered cabover truck. The truck is powered by a GM 6.0L, V8 engine delivering 297 HP and 361 lb/ft. of torque. The engine is combined with an Allison 1000 SeriesTM transmission that is PTO-capable. FUSO includes the FuelSense […]



Jerr-Dan Parent Company Named a 2019 World’s Most Ethical Company

Mar 22nd, 2019 | By | Category: Industry News

  Oshkosh Corporation [NYSE:OSK], a leading manufacturer of specialty vehicles and vehicle bodies and the parent company of Jerr-Dan was recently honored by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the 2019 World’s Most Ethical Companies. Oshkosh Corporation is one of four honorees in the automotive […]



Help!

Mar 15th, 2019 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

I think most people know of the band the Beatles. While I wasn’t quite old enough to be a screaming teenage fan of the British Fab Four, I remember my older sisters loving their music and they couldn’t get enough of any magazine coverage — with pictures […]



Hino Trucks Expands Certified Ultimate Dealer Network

Mar 15th, 2019 | By | Category: Industry News

Hino Trucks announces the expansion of its Certified Ultimate dealer network with the addition of eight dealers. With the addition of these new dealerships, Hino’s Certified network now includes more than 25 dealerships operating nationwide. Creating an outstanding dealer network requires investments by both Hino […]



New Class 5 Gasoline Trucks to Join Isuzu Lineup

Mar 15th, 2019 | By | Category: New Products

Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc. has announced production plans for its 2019 and 2020 model-year lineup. Highlighting the announcement is the addition of two new Class 5 gasoline engine models next year. “We are celebrating the 35th anniversary of Isuzu trucks in the North […]



APTO Announces Bids for Ohio TRIP Program

Mar 15th, 2019 | By | Category: Spotlight

The Association of Professional Towers Ohio (APTO) has announced that the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is currently seeking bids from qualified heavy towing companies for their Towing and Recovery Incentive Payment (TRIP) program. “The purpose of the TRIP program is to increase safety to […]



Attaching Winch Lines to Tow Eye Bolts

Mar 12th, 2019 | By | Category: Tow Tip

When attaching the winch line directly to the tow eye bolt, position the bolt so it is parallel to the ground and insert the winch line with the hook tip facing up. Watch the bolt during the loading process as the twist or angle of […]