Truck Procession Planned for Fallen Michigan Tow Operator

Friends and colleagues of fallen Michigan tow operator Nader Chehadi are planning to honor him with a tow truck "light up the night" procession...

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Understanding the concept of what it takes to run a 24/7/365 towing and recovery business is not easy for many people. The normal day-to-day...

AAA Offer Tow-to-Go Program for Memorial Day Weekend

AAA will again be offering its Tow-to-Go safe ride program for the Memorial Day weekend as motorists prepare to hit the road. AAA says this...

Kenworth To Offer Remote Diagnostics Option for Medium-Duty Trucks

Kenworth is adding the TruckTech+® Remote Diagnostics system as an option for its medium duty conventional trucks. Fleets and truck operators buying new Kenworth T270,...

Vest Wins the Vest

Tony Kroninger of Purpose Wrecker Sales in St. Louis, Mo. created a custom “Tow Lives Matter” vest and held a business card drawing for...

International Towing Museum Honors Nation’s Military as a Blue Star Museum

The following is a press release from the International Towing and Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum: The International Towing and Recovery Hall of Fame...

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Even the Route Guy

My uniform route man, or route guy, has the most upbeat attitude and sunny outlook on life of anyone I know. But this morning I could tell the nasty weather we've been having has affected even him. He said he's been putting in so many hours his wife has been complaining and he’s had enough.

David L. Olson, 76, Died Of An Apparent Heart Attack While...

Tow op down – David L. Olson, 76, died of an apparent heart attack while towing a FedEx truck. "He collapsed at the wheel,...

Detroit Connect Analytics Extends Services to More Truck Models

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has announced that Detroit™ Connect Analytics has extended its services to additional truck models and can also be added...

The Importance of Documentation

Written by Bill Giorgis of Mike's Wrecker Service After the recent death of an employee at the hands of a drunk driver, our lives and...

Here I Come to Save the Day

My grandson is into superheroes, which reminded me of a post I wrote a while back.Growing up, I use to watch Mighty Mouse, a superhero mouse character who would say,“Here I come to save the day!”While tow truck operators don’t wear capes or have super powers, I think they should be admired for great and brave acts performed every day they come to work.

Racing Special, Mobile Video Systems, Tow Eye Bolts and More

The Tow Times February issue revs up with a special racing feature that focuses how the track recovery team at Charlotte Motor Speedway puts...

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Attaching Winch Lines to Tow Eye Bolts

When attaching the winch line directly to the tow eye bolt, position the bolt so it is parallel to the ground and insert the...

Bill Bottoms

It has been rumored that Bill Bottoms took a roll of butcher paper and laid it up against one of Gerry Holmes’ new Century wreckers to make a copy that he went on to sell to the City of Chicago.

Fallen Towers

Tow Truck Driver Killed While Responding To Another Crash In League City

Tow op down – ICYMI tow op Paul Taylor, 26, was killed this month on the I-45 in Texas while trying to help a...

Tow Truck Driver Jesse Hettmann Of Green Bay Killed Roadside

Mourning Monday – Tow truck driver Jesse Hettmann of Green Bay, Wisc., was killed roadside. "Jesse lead by example and was looked up to...