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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, Medium-duty tow truck, Heavy-duty tow truck, […]



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, 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 major […]



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, one-of-a-kind seminar, “Tow Company vs. Insurance Company — How to Win,” at the upcoming Florida Tow Show. Co-hosted by the Sunshine State Towing Association, the seminar will be presented on […]



Tow Summit 2017 Schedule of Events Now Available

Mar 17th, 2017 | By | Category: Spotlight

The schedule of events for the Towing & Recovery Management Summit, 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 Towing […]



Auto Data Direct, Inc. to Phase Out TOW123 Management System

Mar 10th, 2017 | By | Category: Spotlight

Auto Data Direct, Inc. (ADD) will phase out its TOW123 management system effective May 1, 2017. A small percentage of ADD’s customers will be affected by the change and have been contacted personally by ADD staff to ensure a smooth transition to a different management […]



Recent Traffic Incidents Result in Towing Operator Injury, Fatalities

Mar 3rd, 2017 | By | Category: Spotlight

At the time of this posting, two towing operators have been killed by suspected impaired drivers and a third critically injured by an alleged speeding driver during a two-week timeframe. According to news reports: California: On February 23, Fred Griffith, 55, an employee of Road […]



Washington State Bill Would Reimburse Towing Companies for Abandoned RVs

Feb 24th, 2017 | By | Category: Spotlight

A bill currently proposed in the Washington state Senate would provide towing companies partial reimbursement for expenses incurred from towing abandoned recreational vehicles. Senate Bill 5735 would also establish a system for cities and counties to dispose of abandoned recreational vehicles. Sponsored by Sen. Curtis […]