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2016 Shine ‘n Star People’s Choice Voting is Open

Aug 26th, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

The 2016 Shine ‘n Star public gallery is now open for voting. The tow truck that gets the most votes in the public gallery becomes the People’s Choice winner of the 2016 Shine ‘n Star contest. Remember you can vote on only one entry so choose wisely […]



Chattanooga Hotel Rooms Going Fast

Aug 19th, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

Headed to the Industry’s 100 year celebration in Chattanooga September 9 – 11? A few discounted hotel rooms are still available at the Read House across the street from the Chattanooga Convention Center and the historic Chattanooga Choo Choo. Hurry — discounts expire August 24. Book […]



Nominations for Towing Museum Board Now Being Accepted

Aug 12th, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

Nominations for the Executive Board of Directors of the International Towing & Recovery Hall of Fame & Museum are now being accepted. Five Executive Board member positions: president, 1st vice-president, 2nd vice-president, secretary and treasurer will be announced on September 11, 2016, in conjunction with […]



Enter Your Classic or Antique Tow Truck in the Industry’s Once-In-A-Lifetime Parade

Aug 5th, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

As part of the 100-year celebration at the Tennessee Tow Show, a tow truck parade will wind its way through the heart of Chattanooga. Antique and vintage trucks as well as current models will honor the industry’s centennial. When: 6 pm on Saturday, September 10, […]



Stolen Rotators

Jul 27th, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

Hey guys keep your eyes out for these 2 rotator thefts just over the MD Line in PA. FRANKLIN COUNTY: Commercial Vehicle Theft. The Pennsylvania State Police (PSP), Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI), Auto Theft Unit, investigated the theft of two Peterbilt rotator tow trucks […]



Tow Truck Parade to Honor Warren Roosevelt, Sr.

Jul 22nd, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

The following information was submitted by Peter O’Connell on behalf of the Empire State Towing and Recovery Association. Please join the Roosevelt family and the officers and directors of the Empire State Towing and Recovery Association (ESTRA) in honoring one of ESTRA’s founding members, Warren […]



Landoll Corporation Donates Trailer for Museum Fundraiser

Jul 8th, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

Landoll Corporation has made a significant donation to the International Towing & Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum (ITRHFM). Don Landoll made the announcement that a 2017 Model 440A-50 hydraulic traveling axle trailer has been donated to the benefit auction that will be held on […]



Register Now for Western States Tow Show Seminars

Jul 7th, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

Seminar registration for the Western States Tow Show is now open. The California Tow Truck Association and Tow Times have partnered to bring you an amazing seminar schedule for the show which will be held October 13-15 in San Diego, Calif. The host hotel is […]



Survivor Fund Increases Benefit

Jun 3rd, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

The Survivor Fund has increased its death benefit to $2,500 per incident (up from $2,000) for non-members and $4,000 (from $2,500) for companies or members in good standing as a result of a recent successful donation pledge drive. “We are proud to see the industry […]



Enter Your Tow Trucks in the 2016 Shine ‘n Star Contest

May 31st, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

The time is now to enter the Tow Times 2016 Shine ‘n Star contest — the industry’s largest tow truck photo beauty contest. Entry is free, courtesy of contest sponsor Ford Trucks. There are four easy ways to enter, five categories (light-duty, medium-duty, heavy-duty, car […]