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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 […]



Wisconsin Towing Association Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Feb 17th, 2017 | By | Category: Spotlight

On June 7th 1967, a small group of towing and recovery operators with a shared mission to strengthen and bolster the towing industry gathered in Madison, Wisconsin to form the Wisconsin Towing Service Operators Association. The founding members had a goal to protect investments made by […]



United Road Towing, Inc. Undertakes Chapter 11 Reorganization

Feb 8th, 2017 | By | Category: Spotlight

United Road Towing, Inc. Press Release: MOKENA, Ill., February 6, 2017 – United Road Towing, Inc. (the “Company”) today announced that it has commenced a process to restructure its balance sheet and position the Company for the future. To facilitate this restructuring, the Company, URT Holdings, Inc. […]



Tow Times 2017 Fleet Survey

Jan 27th, 2017 | By | Category: Spotlight

The Tow Times 2017 Fleet Survey is here. Please take a moment to tell us about your tow truck fleet. Click https://www.research.net/r/2017fleetsurvey to take the short survey. Survey ends Friday, Feb. 10. Thanks for participating.