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Towing Companies Dealing with Results of Frigid Weather

Dec 29th, 2017 | By | Category: Spotlight

Towing companies are in the news as they deal with the fallout of a blast of frigid weather that has swept across the Midwest and northeast United States. News stories from Montana to Maine describe cars and trucks slipping from roadways covered with ice and […]



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 […]