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Light- and Medium-Duty Truck Chassis, Using Wheel-Lift and Car Carrier Web Straps, Marketing a Successful Website and More

The Tow Times March issue features information you can use in the office or the field — from marketing and maintaining a successful website to using wheel-lift and car carrier web straps. We also review what’s new in 2020 light- and medium-duty truck chassis to increase efficiency, safety and comfort. And our Recovery Review department…

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Repossession Special, Self-Loader/Add-On Wheel-lifts, Repo Insurance and More

The Tow Times February issue focuses on repossession, with articles on the advantages of self-loaders and add-on wheel-lifts for repossession work, insurance requirements for performing collateral recovery and how to deal with angry customers. There’s also information on techniques for light-duty recovery, and the Recovery Review department showcases how operators dealt with a tractor-trailer hanging…

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Tow Truck Financing, Car Carrier Accessories, Dispatch Apps and More

The Tow Times January issue is packed with information that includes smartphone apps for towing operators, how to navigate tow truck financing, using tow dollies, towing dispatch apps and accessories for car carriers. This issue also contains the line-up of 2019 Tennessee Tow Show beauty contest winners, and in our Recovery Review department an Arizona…

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Emergency Response Trailers, Hazardous Materials and More

The Tow Times December issue features articles on emergency response trailers towing companies put to work on large-scale recoveries, dealing with hazardous materials, tow truck lighting options and more. This issue also contains a review of the Tennessee Tow Show and Museum Weekend held in October in Chattanooga, Tenn. Plus there are examples of how towing…

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2019 Shine ‘n Star Contest Winners and More

The Tow Times November issue features the winning trucks from all categories of the 2019 Shine ‘n Star Contest. The first place winners of each category will also be featured in upcoming issues of Tow Times magazine. The Shine ‘n Star Contest is sponsored by Tow Times and powered by Ford Trucks. This special issue also…

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The Tow Times Annual SourceBook Buyer’s Guide and More

The Tow Times September issue contains the industry’s best buyer’s guide to products, services, distributors, accessories and everything towing and recovery. Use it throughout the year as a handy reference. This issue also features a Q&A with industry leaders on the top concerns in facing the towing industry, a federal mandate requiring a review of…

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Wheel-lift and Car Carrier Loading and More

The Tow Times August issue features info for proper loading and securement in “WreckMaster’s Car Carrier Basics” and “5 Wheel-lift Loading Tips” by Peter Fuerst of the International Institute of Towing and Recovery. The article “Used Truck Market Remains Strong as Economic Growth Continues” reviews the current used tow truck market including which type of…

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Towing Operator Safety and More

The Tow Times June issue focuses on safety with top 10 crash avoidance tips, teaching safety in the workplace and safety measures towing operators can use on the job. This issue also includes a look at how tires are a critical foundation for any tow truck. Tire selection, maintenance and brands are some of the…

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