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New Towing Industry Marketing Website

Nov 11th, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

MarketSmart, a divison of TT Publications which publishes Tow Times magazine, has announced the debut of the new MarketSmart website — MarketSmart specializes in marketing for the towing and recovery industry and assists towing companies with marketing guidance and a host of marketing materials […]

BA/ Products Co. 10th Annual Open House

Nov 4th, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

BA/ Products Co. will hold their 10th Annual Open House on Friday, November 18, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. There will be live product demonstrations, factory tours, destructive testing demonstrations, good food, good people and fun. Shuttle transportation will be provided to and from […]

William “Bill” C. Jackson 1925-2016

Oct 27th, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

Well-known towing, rescue and recovery industry manufacturer, distributor, educator, author and consultant William “Bill” Jackson, 91, passed away October 25 following a brief illness. He distributed towing equipment under the company Wreckers International and later produced Safelift air cushions. He authored numerous educational books in […]

STA Promotes Move Over Law and National Traffic Incident Awareness Week

Oct 21st, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

The Statewide Towing Association (STA) of Massachusetts is a member of their state and regional Traffic Incident Management (TIM) network. Recently the network reached out to its members for web content to share on a soon-to-launch website designed to raise awareness among TIM professionals of […]

APTRA Annual Move Over Awareness Day

Sep 30th, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

The Arizona Professional Towing and Recovery Association (APTRA) will have its Annual Move Over Awareness Day and tow truck parade Saturday, October 29, 2016. The all-day event will feature something for the entire family. Vendors will conduct product demonstrations and offer free giveaways, and visitors […]

USAC/MD Reaches $100,000 Milestone in Donations to the Survivor Fund

Sep 23rd, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

International Towing and Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum Press Release:  The International Towing and Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum announced on September 23 that United States Auto Club, Motoring Division, Inc. (USAC/MD) reached a coveted milestone. Over the nine year history of the USAC/MD […]

22 Names Added to the Wall of the Fallen

Sep 19th, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

On September 10, 2016, in Chattanooga, Tenn., the International Towing & Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum added 22 new names to the Wall of the Fallen during its tenth annual ceremony honoring towing operators who have died in the line of service. The names […]

Thank you Tennessee Tow Show Attendees

Sep 14th, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

Thanks to all who attended the Tennessee Tow Show and were a part of the industry’s 100-year celebration. Chattanooga was the place to be for industry events, a show floor packed with towing and recovery products and services, museum activities, beauty contest, parade, parties and […]

See You at the Tennessee Tow Show

Sep 5th, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

See you in Chattanooga, September 8 – 10, 2016, at the Chattanooga Convention Center to celebrate the industry’s centennial. There’s plenty to see and do: exhibits, demos, museum events, festivities and much more. For a show schedule and details visit

Tow Trucks for Tots Donates Backpacks

Sep 3rd, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

Worldwide Equipment Sales Tow Trucks for Tots donated backpacks to the Village of Dixmoor, Ill.’s first annual Back to School Fest. Tow Trucks for Tots representatives heard of the event through Early Walker of All Area WW Towing of Dixmoor. Within a few days Tow […]