It’s All About the “W”

I always enjoy  Tow Times magazine articles that feature women involved in the towing and recovery industry. Their March 2019 issue article“Women Make More Inroads into Towing” highlighted three women, or as I refer to them — tow ladies — involved in various aspects of our industry.


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...

We Need to Talk

I sometimes struggle when talking to someone about a difficult situation. I'm not sure what to say or how to say it. It doesn’t...

A Word of Caution

I've been reading about cannabidiol — CBD — oils being used as a natural alternative to pain medicine. According to an article in Work...


I think most people know of the band the Beatles. While I wasn’t quite old enough to be a screaming teenage fan of the British Fab Four, I remember my older sisters loving their music and they couldn’t get enough of any magazine coverage — with pictures of those cute musicians of course — and any TV shows they were on, like their debut on the Ed Sullivan Show and American Bandstand.

The Latest and Greatest

I'm often frustrated when I don’t know how to do something new on my computer or smartphone. I'm a hands-on learner and need to...

Who Should Take the Training?

I'm hoping most towers have heard of SHRP2 (Strategic Highway Research Program), which is a Traffic Incident Management (TIM) training program offered by the Federal Highway Administration in partnership with American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials.

Thoughts and Comments

The Wisconsin Towing Association recently sent out a survey titled, “Tell Us About Your Company.” The survey included the usual company information: Name, address, and...

What’s on Your Mind?

A friend of mine dropped off a book written by John-Roger and Peter McWilliams titled:You Can’t Afford the Luxury of a Negative Thought. At first I was taken aback about why she would give me this book as I consider myself (most of the time) to be a pretty positive person.

Just Slow Down

There was a horrific incident in Milwaukee this past Monday involving a tractor–trailer and a flatbed tow truck. It was caught on a police...
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