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Rocky Mountain Towing

Oct 16th, 2017 | By | Category: Truck of the Month

From the fleet of Rocky Mountain Towing of Boise Idaho, comes this 2017 Dodge Ram 5500 4×4 with a 2017 Chevron Renegade bed and Autogrip 2 wheel-lift. Rocky Mountain Towing lists some of this truck’s special features: Customized options from In The Ditch towing accessories […]

Storm Safety Tips

Oct 16th, 2017 | By | Category: Tow Tip

In the aftermath of storms, towing operators should take special precautions, according to Patrick Gratzianna in his October issue Safety Meeting column. Here are some storm safety reminders he includes: Watch out for wires knocked down during the storm. Treat every wire as if it’s […]

Hemmi and Kya

Oct 16th, 2017 | By | Category: Tow Dogs

Corey Conrady of Stanley’s Wrecker Service in Enid, Okla., submitted photos of their tow dogs Hemmi and Kya in September 2016. “Hemmi is a 10-year-old [male] German shepherd. Kya is a three-year-old [female] German shepherd,” Corey wrote. “Both hang out in the office and salvage yard.” […]

Zip’s Supports “Slow Down, Move Over” with Decals, Apparel

Oct 13th, 2017 | By | Category: Industry News

Slow Down, Move Over laws help protect not only roadside workers and personnel but motorists as well. Every day highway helpers, law enforcement, emergency personnel and tow truck operators put their lives on the line for others.To remind drivers about these laws, Zip’s Truck Equipment,New Hampton, […]

Service Writer Crayons

Oct 13th, 2017 | By | Category: New Products

The Service Writer crayon marks on any glass, window or smooth surface and can be easily wiped or washed away. Clearly visible and used at tow yards, auto auctions, auto service, auto service centers and more, Service Writer crayons are made from a proprietary blend […]

TRAA and Icom North America Support Survivor Fund

Oct 13th, 2017 | By | Category: Spotlight

Icom North America, LLC and the Towing and Recovery Association of America, Inc. (TRAA) are pleased to announce that for all members of TRAA, a donation of $250 will be made to the International Towing and Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum Survivor Fund for […]

Do You Feel It?

Oct 13th, 2017 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

The towing and recovery industry has changed quite a bit since my husband and I first opened the doors of our company. But I have this feeling that I can’t quite put my finger on. There seems to be some sort of “shift” of how […]

Tow Times Annual SourceBook and More

Oct 5th, 2017 | By | Category: From our latest issue

The Tow Times October issue contains the SourceBook — the annual towing and recovery industry buyer’s guide. This powerhouse issue also focuses on keeping tow truck operators healthy and efficient through proper truck cab ergonomics and handy items operators can use to make their truck […]

Do You Have What It Takes?

Sep 29th, 2017 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

I came across a document dated March, 2010, titled “Towing as a Career Path.” It was in an outline format with the goal of researching how to introduce towing as a career choice to outsiders — those not involved in the towing industry. Unfortunately, the […]

Tennessee Tow Show — Thanks for Attending

Sep 29th, 2017 | By | Category: Spotlight

From the Tennessee Tow Show staff: Attendees and exhibitors: thank you for participating in the 2017 Tennessee Tow Show.  We hope is was productive, profitable and fun. Eighty-eight companies shared the expanded show floor with 17 beauty contest trucks.  Seminars took place Thursday afternoon and […]