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Seminar: Tow Company vs. Insurance Company — How to Win

Mar 24th, 2017 | By | Category: Spotlight

TowLawyer.com founders and industry attorneys Michael McGovern and Nicholas Porto will be conducting a three-hour, one-of-a-kind seminar, “Tow Company vs. Insurance Company — How to Win,” at the upcoming Florida Tow Show. Co-hosted by the Sunshine State Towing Association, the seminar will be presented on […]



Lost in Translation

Mar 17th, 2017 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

An article in a trucking trade magazine read:  Trucking lost in translation. Is the disconnect with the general public partly a language barrier?  I was curious as to what the author had to say on this topic and the nature of the “disconnect” he described between the […]



Jerr-Dan® Launches Online Store

Mar 17th, 2017 | By | Category: Industry News

Jerr-Dan® Corporation, an Oshkosh Corporation company (NYSE:OSK) has announced the launch of their new online store www.jerrdanshop.com, which offers a selection of clothes and accessories for the everyday tower. The easy-to-navigate retail store offers apparel including men’s, ladies and youth t-shirts, a signature hoodie, headwear […]



B10 Durability Rating of the Isuzu 4HK1-TC Engine Increased to 375,000 Miles

Mar 17th, 2017 | By | Category: New Products

Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc., has announced that the B10 durability rating of its 4HK1-TC diesel engine has been increased to 375,000 miles. A “B10-life” rating is an industry-standard gauge provided by engine makers to help consumers determine the long-term durability of an engine. The […]



Tow Summit 2017 Schedule of Events Now Available

Mar 17th, 2017 | By | Category: Spotlight

The schedule of events for the Towing & Recovery Management Summit, June 28-30, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn., is available on the Tow Summit website, towsummit.com. The schedule lists times, session topics, speakers, sponsors, events and more. See the schedule by clicking here. This year’s Towing […]



Through Thick and Thin

Mar 10th, 2017 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

When someone learns my husband and I have a towing business — and that I work in the business — I’m often asked how can I work with my husband every day? Sometimes I see people shudder at the thought of working with her husbands every day. I […]



Elizabeth Truck Center Welcomes Bobby Buckalew

Mar 10th, 2017 | By | Category: Industry News

Elizabeth Truck Center in Elizabeth, NJ. welcomes Bobby Buckalew to its tow sales department team. Buckalew owned his own towing company and has been an operator since he had his driver’s license, the company says. He specializes in light-duty tow trucks and covers all of South Jersey […]



Kenworth T880 Now Available in All-Wheel Drive

Mar 10th, 2017 | By | Category: New Products

Kenworth’s T880 is now available in an all-wheel drive configuration. The front drive axle is installed at the Kenworth factory, which speeds delivery time and saves cost. “For severe duty applications where the ultimate in traction is required, our new configuration is a welcomed spec,” […]



Auto Data Direct, Inc. to Phase Out TOW123 Management System

Mar 10th, 2017 | By | Category: Spotlight

Auto Data Direct, Inc. (ADD) will phase out its TOW123 management system effective May 1, 2017. A small percentage of ADD’s customers will be affected by the change and have been contacted personally by ADD staff to ensure a smooth transition to a different management […]



International Truck Launches 12.4L A26 Engine

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

International Truck has launched the new International® A26 engine to the Class 8 market. The A26 was developed through an initiative called Project Alpha, which brought together a new team of industry powertrain engineers. The initiative pursued an approach that emphasized simplicity over complexity and […]