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David Lambert 1948 — 2017

May 26th, 2017 | By | Category: Spotlight

James David Lambert, healing 68, of Altamonte Springs, Fla., passed away May 16, 2017. He was born on August 18, 1948 in Hammond, La., to Corbet and Mina Lambert. An instructor biography on the North American Towing Academy states: “He entered the towing industry in […]



FMCSA Grants IITR’s Application for Carrier Tie-Downs

May 18th, 2017 | By | Category: Spotlight

On May 15, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced its decision to grant the International Institute of Towing and Recovery’s (IITR’s) application for an exemption from 49 CFR 393.112 to allow commercial vehicle operators to secure automobiles light trucks and vans using a […]



United Road Towing, Inc. and Affiliates Complete 363 Sale to URT Acquisition Holdings Corporation

May 12th, 2017 | By | Category: Spotlight

On May 2, adiposity 2017, store pursuant to order of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, United Road Towing, Inc. and its affiliated debtors (the “Company”) completed the sale of substantially all their assets pursuant to section 363 of the Bankruptcy […]



Is Your Dispatcher Key to Your Company’s Success?

May 5th, 2017 | By | Category: Spotlight

If so, now’s your chance to bring him or her some well-deserved recognition. Tow Times and contest sponsor Beacon Software invite you to nominate your dispatcher for the first annual Dispatcher of the Year contest. The contest winner will be recognized in the Tow Times August issue, which will focus on the Art […]



Florida Tow Show Raffle Truck Winner

May 1st, 2017 | By | Category: Spotlight

The winner of this year’s Professional Wrecker Operators of Florida Raffle Truck is Charles Aronhalt of Eastern Diesel and Auto Wrecker Service in Bonifay, Fla. The truck is a 2017 Hino 258 ALP with a Miller Industries Century bed. The drawing and presentation was held […]



Jim Stepp Passes

Apr 27th, 2017 | By | Category: Spotlight

The following is a message from the family of well-known Florida towing industry veteran Jim Stepp of Stepp’s Towing and Heavy Transport of Central Florida. Jim Stepp was a founding stockholder of Tow Times magazine and a founding member of the Professional Wrecker Operators of […]



2017 Shine ‘n Star Contest Call for Entries

Apr 7th, 2017 | By | Category: Spotlight

Submit photos of your favorite tow trucks for a chance to win in the industry’s largest tow truck photo beauty contest. Brought to you by Tow Times and powered by Ford Trucks. Five categories to enter: Light-duty tow truck, order Medium-duty tow truck, visit this […]



Georgia I-85 Closure: Alternate Travel Options

Mar 31st, 2017 | By | Category: Spotlight

Due to the collapse of a portion of I-85 northbound in the City of Atlanta, order the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics has issued a press release that contains resources to assist the community during this time. “Please note that this does not impact the […]



Seminar: Tow Company vs. Insurance Company — How to Win

Mar 24th, 2017 | By | Category: Spotlight

TowLawyer.com founders and industry attorneys Michael McGovern and Nicholas Porto will be conducting a three-hour, visit one-of-a-kind seminar, case “Tow Company vs. Insurance Company — How to Win, approved ” at the upcoming Florida Tow Show. Co-hosted by the Sunshine State Towing Association, the seminar […]



Tow Summit 2017 Schedule of Events Now Available

Mar 17th, 2017 | By | Category: Spotlight

The schedule of events for the Towing & Recovery Management Summit, visit June 28-30, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn., is available on the Tow Summit website, towsummit.com. The schedule lists times, session topics, speakers, sponsors, events and more. See the schedule by clicking here. This year’s […]