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Racing Special, Mobile Video Systems, Tow Eye Bolts and More

Feb 8th, 2019 | By | Category: From our latest issue

The Tow Times February issue revs up with a special racing feature that focuses how the track recovery team at Charlotte Motor Speedway puts their Dynamic towing equipment to work, how fleet owners benefit from video camera systems on their trucks, the history, purpose and […]



Cold Weather Tips, Millennials, Winches, Industry Events and More

Jan 4th, 2019 | By | Category: From our latest issue

The Tow Times January 2019 issue kicks off the New Year with tips to keep healthy while working in frigid weather, understanding and attracting millennials for today’s workforce, winch basics (ratings, gearing and use) and the annual Industry Events calendar. Our Recovery Review department features […]



Truck Purchasing Info and More

Dec 13th, 2018 | By | Category: From our latest issue

The Tow Times December issue focuses on tow truck purchasing with input on considerations regarding your business model, service area and income sources. Plus, we cover ideas to keep in mind when purchasing a used truck and equipment. Technical information includes using a snatch block […]



2018 Shine ‘n Star Winners

Nov 9th, 2018 | By | Category: From our latest issue

The Tow Times November issue announces the winners of the 2018 Shine ‘n Star tow truck photo beauty contest brought to you by Tow Times and powered by Ford Trucks. On the cover is the grand prize winner: A 2019 Peterbilt with a Jerr-Dan HDR […]



2018 Shine ‘n Star Photo Parade and More

Oct 3rd, 2018 | By | Category: From our latest issue

The Tow Times October issue contains a reader favorite: The Shine ‘n Star Photo Parade featuring a selection of entries in this year’s Shine ‘n Star contest brought to you by Tow Times and powered by Ford Trucks. This issue also covers the tax advantages […]



Towing Operator Safety Issue

Jun 18th, 2018 | By | Category: From our latest issue

The Tow Times June issue addresses the top workplace injuries faced by towing operators and tips on prevention, information on creating a company safety program, and statistics provided by the Survivor Fund/Wall of the Fallen Committee offer insight on the “Numbers Behind the Wall of […]



Light-Duty Towing Myths and Tips and More

May 15th, 2018 | By | Category: From our latest issue

The Tow Times May issue explores light-duty towing myths and tips, a review of chassis manufacturer’s new and current trucks for the towing and recovery industry and light-duty towing procedures that include wheel-lift securement and shift-lock over-rides. This special issue also addresses how to make […]



Heavy-Duty Recovery Tips, Tools and More

Mar 9th, 2018 | By | Category: From our latest issue

The Tow Times March 2018 issue features a look at heavy-duty recovery tips and tools, factors to consider about billing practices, wire rope types, installation and maintenance as well as dealing with the aftermath of an employee lost to a roadside accident. Recovery fans will […]



Our 35th Year

Jan 3rd, 2018 | By | Category: From our latest issue

The Tow Times January 2018 issue marks our 35th year of publication. Feature articles in this special issue include how state towing associations are raising awareness of Slow Down Move Over laws, wheel-lift maintenance and use and how to determine the value of your towing […]



2017 Shine ‘n Star Contest Winners and More

Nov 10th, 2017 | By | Category: From our latest issue

The Tow Times November issue announces the winners of the 2017 Shine ‘n Star contest. On the cover is our grand prize winner: K&S Towing & Recovery Inc., of Havertown, Pa. They claimed top prize with their 2016 Peterbilt 567 with a Jerr-Dan 50-ton JFB […]