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TRAA Submits ELD Exemption Petition

Dec 26th, 2017 | By | Category: Spotlight

On December 13, 2017, the Towing and Recovery Association of America, Inc.  (TRAA) submitted a petition to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) for an exemption from electronic logging device requirements for the towing industry. Together the TRAA Cabinet and the TRAA Legislative Advocacy […]



Merry Christmas from the Tow Times Staff

Dec 25th, 2017 | By | Category: Spotlight


TRAA Submits ELD Exemption Petition

Dec 22nd, 2017 | By | Category: Spotlight

On December 13, 2017, the Towing and Recovery Association of America, Inc.  (TRAA) submitted a petition to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) for an exemption from electronic logging device requirements for the towing industry. Together the TRAA Cabinet and the TRAA Legislative Advocacy […]



Survivor Fund Receives Nearly $50,000

Dec 15th, 2017 | By | Category: Spotlight

The International Towing and Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum has announced that in addition to a generous donation to the museum by the Wisconsin Towing Association, the ITRHFM Survivor Fund was presented with almost $50,000 in donations at the recent Baltimore tow show. Donations […]



Traffic Incident Management Program Trains 300,000th Responder

Dec 9th, 2017 | By | Category: Spotlight

During National Traffic Incident Response Awareness Week (November 13-19) the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) Traffic Incident Management Program reached a new milestone. On November 16, U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao joined officials representing the Washington Metropolitan area’s first responders to announce that on that […]



Celebration of Life for Mark Anderson, Friday Dec. 8

Dec 6th, 2017 | By | Category: Spotlight

Mark Stephen Anderson, 69, passed away on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at his home. He is preceded in death by his parents, Dr. Ernest Theodore and Wanda Blake Anderson; and brother, Jonathan Anderson. Mark was born October 9, 1948, and grew up in the Greater […]



Tow Trucks for Sale

Dec 1st, 2017 | By | Category: Spotlight

If you’re in the market for a new or used tow truck – light- to heavy-duty — check out the Truck Bonanza on page 36 of the Tow Times December issue. Or click the link here.  And for lots more tow truck shopping, visit towindustryclassifieds.com […]



2018 Hall of Fame Nominations are Coming Due

Nov 16th, 2017 | By | Category: Spotlight

The International Towing Museum Hall of Fame nominations for the Class of 2018 are due by December 31, 2017. For nominating criteria and to download a nomination form visit internationaltowingmuseum.org.



The 2017 Tow Trucks for Tots Parade is this Sunday

Nov 3rd, 2017 | By | Category: Spotlight

This year’s Tow Trucks for Tots tow truck parade and toy collection will be held this Sunday, November 12. Worldwide Equipment Sales, LLC’s Tow Trucks for Tots is a non-profit organization of the towing community, its suppliers and volunteers who gather toys for children during […]



Mark Anderson Passes

Oct 27th, 2017 | By | Category: Spotlight

Tow Times has been notified that industry air cushion manufacturer, educator and contributor Mark Anderson died on October 21, 2017. He was president of International Recovery Associates, a board member with the International Institute of Towing and Recovery and a 1998 inductee into the International […]