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Safety Symposium and Business Seminars Scheduled for Tennessee Tow Show

Aug 24th, 2018 | By | Category: Spotlight

The Tennessee Tow Show Safety Symposium to be held Thursday, September 13 will feature  towing operator safety topics including a roadside safety panel that will discuss ideas to protect towing operators on the roadside when Move Over laws are not enough, sessions on how to […]



Zip’s Acquires AW Direct

Aug 17th, 2018 | By | Category: Spotlight

Zip’s, a provider of tow trucks and replacement parts, has acquired towing accessories provider AW Direct. The acquisition creates a single-source supplier for the towing and recovery industry. “AW Direct will continue to serve its broad spectrum of customers who operate a variety of tow […]



2018 Shine ‘n Star People’s Choice Voting is Now Open

Aug 3rd, 2018 | By | Category: Spotlight

Voting is now open for the People’s Choice category of the 2018 Shine ‘n Star contest. Entries can be viewed and votes can be cast by visiting http://towtimes.com/2018-sns-public-gallery/. Viewers can vote once per day for the tow truck of their choice in the categories of […]



Miller Industries Gives Back to Shriners Children’s Hospital

Jul 27th, 2018 | By | Category: Spotlight

Miller Industries Towing Equipment Inc. has donated proceeds totaling over $10,000 to the Shriners Children’s Hospital. Shriners Children’s Hospitals provide specialized treatment for children with neuromusculoskeletal conditions, burn injuries and other special healthcare needs. This donation came at the close of the 2017 WeTow campaign […]



FMCSA Denies TRAA’s ELD Exemption Petition 

Jul 20th, 2018 | By | Category: Spotlight

The following is a press release from the Towing and Recovery Association of America, Inc.  After seven months, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has denied the Towing and Recovery Association of America, Inc.® (TRAA) petition for an exemption from electronic logging device requirements […]



Jerr-Dan Corp. Donates Carrier for Auction Benefitting Survivor Fund

Jul 6th, 2018 | By | Category: Spotlight

Jerr-Dan Corp. has donated a tow truck carrier to the International Towing & Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum to benefit the Survivor Fund. The 2019 Freightliner M2 with a Jerr-Dan 22-foot XLP flatbed has a retail value upwards of $95,000. The tow truck that […]



AAA: Nearly 47 Million Americans Will Set New Independence Day Holiday Travel Record

Jun 29th, 2018 | By | Category: Spotlight

 AAA press release: A record-breaking 46.9 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more away from home this Independence Day holiday, an increase of more than 5 percent compared with last year and the highest number since AAA started tracking 18 years ago. For the […]



Deadline Approaching to Enter the 2018 Shine ‘n Star Contest

Jun 22nd, 2018 | By | Category: Spotlight

The deadline for entries to the Shine ‘n Star tow truck photo beauty contest is June 30, 2018. Enter your trucks in the light-, medium- and heavy-duty categories, car carrier category or the working truck category for trucks with over 150,000 miles. Enter your truck […]



Miller Industries Gives Back to the Wall of the Fallen Survivor Fund

Jun 15th, 2018 | By | Category: Spotlight

Miller Industries Towing Equipment Inc. has donated proceeds totaling over $10,000 to the Wall of the Fallen Survivor Fund. The Survivor Fund helps support families of towing operators killed in the line of duty. The donation comes at the close of the 2017 WeTow campaign hosted […]



Supporters Pay Tribute to Fallen Michigan Towing Operator

Jun 1st, 2018 | By | Category: Spotlight

Hundreds of towing industry supporters brought tow trucks to the Islamic Institute of America in Dearborn Heights, Mich., on Thursday to pay tribute to towing operator Nader Chehadi. Chehadi, 42, of Ypsilanti, was killed May 29 when an SUV crashed into a school bus he […]