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Miller Industries Donates WeTow Proceeds to Susan G. Komen Foundation

Feb 16th, 2018 | By | Category: Features, Spotlight

At the close of the 2017 WeTow campaign hosted by Miller Industries Towing Equipment Inc., the company has donated proceeds of over $10,000 to the Central, Tennessee Affiliate of the Susan G. Komen foundation. “The WeTow campaign aimed to raise awareness of the towing community’s support for […]



Weego Partners with B/A Products Co.

Feb 16th, 2018 | By | Category: New Products

Weego, a manufacturer and marketer of portable power products, has announced a partnership with B/A Products Co., focusing initially on towing and vehicle recovery and auto transport markets with two Weego jump starters: the Weego 66 and Weego 44. Weego’s all-in-one battery packs are designed […]



Custom DTU

Feb 12th, 2018 | By | Category: Truck of the Month

On the road for LW’s Towing in Frisco, Texas, is this 2012 W900L Kenworth with a Holmes DTU detachable towing unit. The truck has an Eaton fuller RTLO 2018B transmission and a HERD Texas Edition bumper. Custom items include chrome toolboxes with LED lighting, LEDs […]



Riley

Feb 12th, 2018 | By | Category: Tow Dogs

Meet, Riley, a one-year-old Doberman, and our newest employee here at Johnson Specialized Transportation Inc. in Burlington, N.J. Riley loves to greet our customers, run around our shop and go on tow calls with her “dad,” Russell Johnson Jr. Erica Johnson Johnson Specialized Transportation Inc. Johnson’s Truck […]



Bicycle Tail or Warning Light for Safety

Feb 12th, 2018 | By | Category: Tow Tip

A bicycle tail or warning light on your belt adds extra illumination, along with your ANSI Level 3 vest or jacket, when working alongside the road day or night. Bike lights have up to five LEDs and run on a couple of AAA batteries. They […]



Gene McKinney Joins Fitzgerald Towing & Recovery Equipment

Feb 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Industry News

Fitzgerald Towing & Recovery Equipment has announced the addition of Gene McKinney to its leadership team as general manager. McKinney joins from Jerr-Dan Corporation, where he was Southeast Regional Manager. “I saw a great opportunity here” McKinney says. “I really appreciate the aggressive growth of […]



Nominations for WTRAA Tow Woman of the Year

Feb 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Spotlight

Tow Woman of the Year is the highest honor the Women of the Towing and Recovery Association of America (WTRAA) can bestow on a member of WTRAA. Nominations are now being accepted for the 2018 Tow Woman of the Year award. Do you know a […]



Just Don’t

Feb 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

I was watching the local news when they showed a bumper sticker with Move Over Slow Down on it. The sticker, one the Wisconsin Department of Transportation had printed up a few years back, was on the back of a tower’s flatbed. The weather forecast […]



 Peterbilt Reaches 1,000,000 Vehicle Milestone 

Feb 2nd, 2018 | By | Category: Industry News

On January 10, Peterbilt Motors Company announced the production of the 1,000,000th Peterbilt vehicle. The Model 567 Heritage rolled off the assembly line at the company’s Denton, Texas manufacturing facility. “The production of one million trucks is a proud moment, and the Model 567 Heritage […]



Live and Learn

Feb 2nd, 2018 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

Did you ever learn from an experience that was totally surprising and unpleasant? Kind of a “who would have thought?“ moment? These experiences are often followed by you saying, “Oh, well, live and learn.” Hopefully these gained experiences are  teaching moments and knowledge builders. Life’s […]