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Towing the Line

Jul 30th, 2018 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

I picked up the July issue of Motor Age magazine and was pleasantly surprised to see an article in the shop profile section titled “Towing the Line. Husband and wife team looking for success over the next 50+ years.” The article highlighted Topel’s Service Center, […]



“Tow Like a Pro” Safety Poster Set from TRAA

Jul 27th, 2018 | By | Category: New Products

The “Tow Like a Pro” Safety Poster Set was developed by the Towing and Recovery Association of America (TRAA) Education Foundation Inc. on behalf of TRAA. The posters are made of durable vinyl with grommets for easy display and make a great office, shop/garage safety […]



Miller Industries Gives Back to Shriners Children’s Hospital

Jul 27th, 2018 | By | Category: Spotlight

Miller Industries Towing Equipment Inc. has donated proceeds totaling over $10,000 to the Shriners Children’s Hospital. Shriners Children’s Hospitals provide specialized treatment for children with neuromusculoskeletal conditions, burn injuries and other special healthcare needs. This donation came at the close of the 2017 WeTow campaign […]



Daimler Trucks Announces Automated Truck R&D Center

Jul 27th, 2018 | By | Category: Industry News

Daimler Trucks has announced the creation of an Automated Truck Research and Development Center in Portland, Ore. The facility will be located at Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) headquarters in Portland and dedicated to further developing automated driving technology and understanding its impact on society […]



Save the Date

Jul 20th, 2018 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

The past month I received two “save the date” postcards for upcoming weddings. While I enjoy seeing photos of the happy, engaged couples, I’m also thinking, “Wow, one wedding is not until January, 2019, and the other is not until October 2019.” I guess I’ll put the […]



Peterbilt Trucks Introduce Bendix Wingman Fusion as Standard 

Jul 20th, 2018 | By | Category: New Products

Peterbilt Motors Company has announced the Bendix® Wingman® Fusion™ as standard on the Model 579. Through a combination of camera, radar and braking systems, Bendix Wingman Fusion provides a full set of collision mitigation technologies and driver alerts to enhance driver safety. “The Bendix Wingman […]



Midwest Wrecker — New Dynamic Dealer for Ohio

Jul 20th, 2018 | By | Category: Industry News

Dynamic Towing Equipment has announced a recent dealer partnership with Midwest Wrecker in Pataskala, Ohio. Midwest Wrecker  has been serving the Ohio area as part of the Dynamic family of dealers and offers Dynamic Towing Equipment, service and parts with an experienced sales and service team […]



FMCSA Denies TRAA’s ELD Exemption Petition 

Jul 20th, 2018 | By | Category: Spotlight

The following is a press release from the Towing and Recovery Association of America, Inc.  After seven months, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has denied the Towing and Recovery Association of America, Inc.® (TRAA) petition for an exemption from electronic logging device requirements […]



Zip’s Work Hard Spring Event Giveaway Winners 

Jul 6th, 2018 | By | Category: Industry News

Zip’s Truck Equipment has drawn the winners of their Work Hard Spring Event giveaway. Lonnie Teeter from Morrill Collision Repair in Kansas won the grand prize: A trip for two to Washington, D.C., London, Hawaii or an Alaskan Cruise. “The Work Hard giveaway was created […]



Truck Tracking and Camera Options from TomTom

Jul 6th, 2018 | By | Category: New Products

Towing businesses of all sizes are beginning to look for cameras that work best for their businesses. TomTom offers an integrated camera solution featuring forward, driver and rear facing cameras with more options available. The SmartWitness KP1S and CP1 HD and GPS dash cameras for commercial fleets […]