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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 to take the short survey. Survey ends Friday, Feb. 10. Thanks for participating. Offers Limited Free Blog Access

Jan 20th, 2017 | By | Category: Spotlight

Source:  Monopoly: With Police Towing, It’s Not a Game “For as long as you can remember, the city in which your towing company is located has used only one company – not yours – for all of its police-dispatched, nonconsensual tows. Your company is […]

Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s Race Team Takes Delivery of New Carrier from Miller Industries.

Jan 6th, 2017 | By | Category: Spotlight

Keeping a family tradition alive, Dale Earnhardt Jr. recently took delivery of a new Century® 12-Series LCG™ car carrier from Miller Industries — much like his father did in the early 90s. The new Century® 12-Series LCG™ carrier sits on a Freightliner® M2 chassis and […]

2016 Year in Review Video

Jan 5th, 2017 | By | Category: Spotlight

At the first of this New Year, the Tow Times Facebook page features a brief year in review video — a collection of scenes from 2016 shows, awards, demos and more. It’s a glance over our shoulder as we look toward 2017. Visit the Tow Times Facebook page […]

Be Thankful and Generous During this Holiday Season

Dec 28th, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

Our industry loses an astounding 50 to 60 men and women to tragedies in the line of service annually. The Survivor Fund is typically called upon to assist 20 to 25 families in their time of need, and although we wish there were no need […]

Miller Industries Donates $30,000 to Museum

Dec 23rd, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

The International Towing and Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum announced today (December 23) that Miller Industries has presented a donation of $30,000 to the Museum. Miller Industries holds two Rotator Schools annually at the Museum’s Learning Center. Proceeds from the schools are donated to the […]

Move Over Video by B/A Products Co.

Dec 16th, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

A video by B/A Products Co., to bring awareness to Move Over laws and the dangers of the roadside, has garnered much attention from the towing industry —  receiving 1,800 views on the Tow Times Facebook page. The video, titled “It’s Easier to Move Over […]

Am I exempt from HOS or ELDs?

Dec 12th, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

Attention state towing associations – don’t miss this HOS webcast. Wednesday, December 14, 2016 11:00:00 AM EST – 12:00:00 PM EST Sponsored by J.J. Keller Failing to have logs or follow hours-of-service (HOS) rules are among the top violations that DOT auditors and roadside officers […]