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A 2019 Peterbilt with a Jerr-Dan HDR 1000 50/60 rotator, JFB body from Marc's Auto Service LLC of Warhead, Mass., was the Grand Prize...

Dynamic’s New Python Unit

Dynamic Towing Equipment & Manufacturing Inc. has introduced the new Python unit with power and negative tilt. The 5,000-lb. fully-extended wheel-lift has 25 degrees...

Worldwide Equipment Sales, LLC Selects Jeffrey Irr as New CEO

Pritchard Companies, parent company of Worldwide Equipment Sales, LLC has announced Jeffrey Irr as the company’s chief executive officer. Irr has been in the...

Children and Trust

The word "trust" came up in a conversation the other day. The person I was talking to said everything in life is held together...

Big Dawg

Big Dawg is a 2018 Kenworth T88 with a Century 1075 rotator on the road for Brett’s Towing and Roadside of Ogden, Utah. The...

GoFundMe Account for Tow Operator Killed in Crash

A GoFundMe has been started to help with funeral costs of Travis Darby, 39, who was killed in one-vehicle traffic crash on August 24...

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Gary DuBose Killed By Woman Under The Influence

UPDATE: Authorities said a Galveston woman slammed into a state trooper’s vehicle and killed Gary DuBose, who was standing nearby. The crash happened around 9:30 p.m....

Our 35th Year

The Tow Times January 2018 issue marks our 35th year of publication. Feature articles in this special issue include how state towing associations are...

Honoring Police, Fire and Towing

This four-wheel-drive 2019 Ford F-550 with a Kilar 15,000-lb. capacity, 19.5-foot deck is brand new to the fleet of King’s Towing & Recovery of...

CARRIER LOADING TIPS

While towing equipment manufacturers offer several styles of carrier beds for low clearance vehicles, a good operator needs to have a variety of tools...

Daimler Trucks North America Announces New Customer Experience Organization, Appoints Chief...

Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) has created a new Customer Experience (CX) organization and named Paul Romanaggi as Chief CX Officer. DTNA launched its...

Tow Truck Plunged Into Sacramento River, Carrying Tow Op Shalvin Sharma...

Tow truck that plunged into Sacramento River is believed to have carried tow op Shalvin Sharma and wife Roselyn Sharma, owners of Justin's Towing...

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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.

The Most Popular Wrecker of All Time

Without a doubt, the most popular wrecker of all time was the Holmes 440. But, not so in the early going because most of the sales reps thought it was too small to be much of a factor.

Fallen Towers

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

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

Tow Op Glenn “Bam Bam” Sanco Died Of Massive Heart Attack Helping Law Enforcement

Hero worship – Tow op Glenn "Bam Bam" Sanco died of massive heart attack helping law enforcement. "The last two things he did on...