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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2018 Shine ‘n Star Photo Parade and More

The Tow Times October issue contains a reader favorite: The Shine ‘n Star Photo Parade featuring a selection of entries in this year’s Shine...

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.

James Robert Morris Hit While Helping A Stranded Motorist

UPDATE: James Robert Morris identified as the tow truck operator who was killed while helping a stranded motorist on Hwy 101. >> Link to source here...

Zip’s Acquires AW Direct

Zip’s, a provider of tow trucks and replacement parts, has acquired towing accessories provider AW Direct. The acquisition creates a single-source supplier for the...

Jerr-Dan Offers New Products Warranty Program for Entire Line

Jerr-Dan Corporation, an Oshkosh Corporation Company (NYSE:OSK) announced on October 5 that it is now offering a one year (full) and five year (structural)...

Beacon Software appoints Laura Mastronardi as Director of Partner Relations

Beacon Software  has announced the appointment of Laura L. Mastronardi to the Beacon leadership team as Director of Partner Relations. As Director of Partner Relations,...

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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...

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...

Fallen Towers

Thomas Tripp Hit By A Jeep Cherokee

Tow op down – Thomas Tripp, 41, was attending to a disabled vehicle when he was hit by a Jeep Cherokee driven by a...

Driver Struck By Passing Vehicle On Grand Prairie Interstate

Tow op down – Sorry to report a tow truck driver who stopped to help a stranded driver was struck by a passing vehicle...