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Cold Weather Tips, Millennials, Winches, Industry Events and More

The Tow Times January 2019 issue kicks off the New Year with tips to keep healthy while working in frigid weather, understanding and attracting millennials for today’s workforce, winch basics (ratings, gearing and use) and the annual Industry Events calendar. Our Recovery Review department features an Ohio towing company winching a 747 jumbo jet onto…

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Truck Purchasing Info and More

The Tow Times December issue focuses on tow truck purchasing with input on considerations regarding your business model, service area and income sources. Plus, we cover ideas to keep in mind when purchasing a used truck and equipment. Technical information includes using a snatch block with a tow-eye screw when loading vehicles onto carrier beds,…

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2018 Shine ‘n Star Winners

The Tow Times November issue announces the winners of the 2018 Shine ‘n Star tow truck photo beauty contest brought to you by Tow Times and powered by Ford Trucks. On the cover is the grand prize winner: A 2019 Peterbilt with a Jerr-Dan HDR 1000 50/60 rotator with a JFB body. The proud owner…

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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 ‘n Star contest brought to you by Tow Times and powered by Ford Trucks. This issue also covers the tax advantages of purchasing a truck, taking a proactive approach to OSHA…

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The 28th Annual Tow Times Sourcebook and More

This year’s towing and recovery industry buyer’s guide, the 28th annual Sourcebook, has extensive listings for manufacturers, distributors, products, services and more. Not only is the Sourcebook included in the Tow Times September issue, you’ll discover how towing companies are offering environmental response at accident scenes, and how recovery operators can save lives along with…

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Apps, Towing High-end Cars, Revenue Streams and More…

The Tow Times July issue features a look at towing apps used by consumers in a side-by-side comparison format. This special issue also contains a South Florida towing operator’s perspective on towing high-end cars, including the equipment and training needed when transporting exotic rides. And on the business side, author Brad McIntosh shares possible untapped…

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Towing Operator Safety Issue

The Tow Times June issue addresses the top workplace injuries faced by towing operators and tips on prevention, information on creating a company safety program, and statistics provided by the Survivor Fund/Wall of the Fallen Committee offer insight on the “Numbers Behind the Wall of the Fallen.” This issue also offers an overview of air…

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Light-Duty Towing Myths and Tips and More

The Tow Times May issue explores light-duty towing myths and tips, a review of chassis manufacturer’s new and current trucks for the towing and recovery industry and light-duty towing procedures that include wheel-lift securement and shift-lock over-rides. This special issue also addresses how to make your dispatch a profit center, and two Georgia companies take…

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2018 Shine ‘n Star Contest Call for Entries

The Tow Times April Issue kicks off the call for entries to the 2018 Shine ‘n Star tow truck beauty contest, brought to you by Tow Times and powered by Ford Trucks. Entry is free and can be done by mailing in the form in the April issue, or go to towtimes.com for online entry.…

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