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Brakes Put on Metro Plan to Require Free Towing for Recovered Stolen Vehicles 

Mar 3rd, 2017 | By | Category: Industry News

The following is a news release from The McGovern Law Firm, Knoxville, Tennessee: A proposed Metro Government of Nashville & Davidson County ordinance that would have required towing companies to waive towing and storage fees on recovered stolen vehicles was put on hold February 21. […]

I Just Want Something That Works for Me

Mar 3rd, 2017 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

I’ve been accused of being old school because I’m still using paper and not going to digital tow tickets. It’s not that I am afraid of going paperless, learning something new to make my life easier and running my towing business more efficiently. I often […]

Recent Traffic Incidents Result in Towing Operator Injury, Fatalities

Mar 3rd, 2017 | By | Category: Spotlight

At the time of this posting, two towing operators have been killed by suspected impaired drivers and a third critically injured by an alleged speeding driver during a two-week timeframe. According to news reports: California: On February 23, Fred Griffith, 55, an employee of Road […]

Mitsubishi Fuso Offers Collision Avoidance For Its Medium-Duty Trucks

Feb 24th, 2017 | By | Category: New Products

New for the 2017 model year FUSO FE and FG Series trucks is an optional collision avoidance system from Mobileye, Inc. Recently, Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. (MFTA) partnered with Mobileye to offer the Mobileye 6 Series Collision Avoidance System in FUSO trucks—a first […]

Washington State Bill Would Reimburse Towing Companies for Abandoned RVs

Feb 24th, 2017 | By | Category: Spotlight

A bill currently proposed in the Washington state Senate would provide towing companies partial reimbursement for expenses incurred from towing abandoned recreational vehicles. Senate Bill 5735 would also establish a system for cities and counties to dispose of abandoned recreational vehicles. Sponsored by Sen. Curtis […]

Palmetto Ford – New Dynamic Dealer for Southern Florida

Feb 24th, 2017 | By | Category: Industry News

Dynamic Towing Equipment has announced a recent dealer partnership with Palmetto Ford of southern Florida. Family owned and operated, Palmetto Ford has served the South Florida community since 1966. As a member of Ford’s Business Preferred Network (BPN), the dealership specializes in all size commercial […]

Friday Fun

Feb 24th, 2017 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

While these quotes and sayings are not specifically related to towing, I thought they might bring a little fun to Friday: Who teaches learns. Attitude is not about whether the glass if half full or half empty, it’s about who is paying for the next […]

Who Knew?

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

Find the menu at a local restaurant. Which team won the first Super Bowl? How to bake a pumpkin pie? Using Google gives you instant information at your fingertips. Who needs a dictionary, cookbook or map anymore?Just Google it. I was trying to come up […]

Wisconsin Towing Association Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Feb 17th, 2017 | By | Category: Spotlight

On June 7th 1967, a small group of towing and recovery operators with a shared mission to strengthen and bolster the towing industry gathered in Madison, Wisconsin to form the Wisconsin Towing Service Operators Association. The founding members had a goal to protect investments made by […]

PatrolWorks From Ranger SST

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

New from Ranger SST, PatrolWorks towing software is for private property impound/enforcement. Register vehicles permitted on a property. Track “tag and tow” vehicles; trigger a tow (rules engine) when the grace period has expired. Prioritize and dispatch “patrol” assignments. Use Ranger PW mobile app for […]