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Beacon Relaunches Improved TowLien Software for Louisiana

Jul 7th, 2017 | By | Category: New Products

Beacon Software announces a more streamlined Towlien software that automates and simplifies OSRV processing, notification letters and Louisiana “Permit-To-Sell” application. “The new product is up and running and can eliminate hassles, reduce labor and save on postage. Towers, salvage and vehicle storage lots can benefit […]



2017 Move Over Law Golf Tournament

Jul 7th, 2017 | By | Category: Industry News

This year’s Move Over Law Golf Tournament held on May 7, 2017, by the charity Towers with a Heart Charities Inc. was a great success says James Jennings of Emerald Transportation Corporation in Pompano Beach, Fla. “This year’s event was a sellout with over 160 […]



I’ve Learned a Few Things

Jul 7th, 2017 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

I’ve been employed at different types of businesses throughout my life, and I believe I’ve learned a few things about being both an employee and a boss along the way. I started babysitting when I was 12. While at the time I didn’t consider myself […]



Towing Museum Holding Special Election

Jul 6th, 2017 | By | Category: Spotlight

The International Towing and Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum announced on July 5 a special election to fill vacancies on its executive board. Members who would like to run are advised to fill out the form on the museum website at www.towingmuseum.com. Submissions will be accepted […]



2017 Allstate America’s Best Drivers Report Unveiled as Drivers Approach July 4

Jun 30th, 2017 | By | Category: Spotlight

The 13th annual Allstate America’s Best Drivers Report names Kansas City, Kansas, the city with America’s safest drivers. Based on Allstate claims data, the company unveiled the report to encourage safe-driving habits, especially with the approaching Fourth of July holiday, the perennial deadliest day on […]



Eaton Begins Aftermarket Deliveries for Advantage Series Clutches

Jun 30th, 2017 | By | Category: New Products

Power management company Eaton has begun production and shipping of the company’s recently upgraded line of aftermarket Eaton Advantage Self-Adjust™ and Eaton Easy Pedal Advantage® heavy-duty clutches. Twenty-eight part numbers with a wide range of torque ratings up to 2,250 lbs.-ft. are now available for […]



Navistar Announces Key Executive Leadership Changes

Jun 30th, 2017 | By | Category: Industry News

On June 28, 2017, Navistar International Corporation (NYSE: NAV) promoted Michael A. Cancelliere to president, Truck and Parts, effective July 1, 2017, replacing William R. Kozek, who will assume a planning role focused on emerging industry opportunities. Navistar also announced that Bernardo Valenzuela is returning to […]



Happy Birthday!

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

I’m giving myself a birthday present today. Sorry, but I’m not writing about anything that has to do with towing, just a few thoughts on celebrating birthdays, or as the dictionary states: “The anniversary of one’s birth.” As you may have guessed, today is my […]



A Golden Opportunity to Celebrate

Jun 23rd, 2017 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

When an anniversary or birthday comes along do you ever think where did the time go? That’s what I thought this past weekend. The Wisconsin Towing Association celebrated its 50th anniversary. Fifty years. Where did the time go? The 50th Anniversary was a golden opportunity to celebrate […]



Road Service Trucks, Recovering Boats, Autonomous Vehicles and More

Jun 21st, 2017 | By | Category: From our latest issue

The Tow Times June issue features road service trucks, recovering boats that have become dislodged from trailers on the roadway and how two rotators worked in tandem to recover an 86,000-lb. excavator on its side in a pond. This issue also contains a look at […]