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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 […]



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 […]



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 […]



Tow Dollies, Transport Trailers and More

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

The Tow Times May issue covers topics ranging from today’s new and improved tow dollies to popular transport trailers in towing fleets. On the cover is the car carrier winner of the 2016 Tow Time Shine ‘n Star tow truck photo beauty contest: Imperial Towing […]



Current Insurance Market, Calculating Vehicle Weight and More

Apr 19th, 2017 | By | Category: From our latest issue

The Tow Times April issue features an update on the tightening tow truck insurance market, calculating the weight of vehicles and recovery resistance, a tribute to the late industry air cushion and training pioneer Bill Jackson and much more. The cover of this issue announces […]