Spotlight

Towing & Recovery Management Summit — Thanks for Attending

Jul 24th, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

Thanks to attendees and vendors for attending the 2015 Towing & Recovery Management Summit. The reviews and feedback have been great for this year’s Summit, held July 15-17 in New Orleans, La. There will soon be a follow-up Summit review on towsummit.com and information about […]



Truck in a Tree

Jul 17th, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

According to a news report, on April 22 this truck was sideswiped while traveling on Interstate 95 near Jacksonville, Fla. The truck left the roadway, became airborne and landed in a tree. Rescuers were able to extricate the driver, who had minor injuries. A recovery […]



Western States Tow Show Seminar Registration

Jul 10th, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

Registration for educational seminars at the 2015 Western States Tow Show by the California Tow Truck Association opens July 15. The show location is the Grand Sierra Resort in the heart of the Reno-Tahoe area, Nev. Show dates are October 1-3, 2015. This year’s seminar […]



National Association Addresses Predatory Towing Bill

Jul 2nd, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

The source of the following information is a recent press release from the Towing and Recovery Association of America: Is Federal/State Regulation in Your Future? Towing and Recovery Association of America (TRAA) President Jeff Roskopf along with the Legislative Committee chaired by Joanne Blyton are […]



Thanks for Entering the Shine ‘n Star Contest

Jul 2nd, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

Good luck to all who entered the 2015 Shine ‘n Star Contest. Winners will be announced in the Tow Times November issue. The Contest is brought to you by Tow Times and powered by Ford Trucks.



Last Call for Entries to the 2015 Shine ‘n Star Contest

Jun 26th, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

Only 12 days left to enter the 2015 Shine ‘n Star Contest tow truck beauty contest. Don’t forget you can enter via Facebook this year by going to http://woobox.com/5ghanh or click the Shine ‘n Star 2015 tab at the top of this page. Hurry, the […]



Summit to Address Driver Shortage

Jun 19th, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

A continuing shortage of drivers will be the focus of the closing roundtable discussion at the Towing & Recovery Management Summit to be held July 15-17 in New Orleans, La. “It’s a nationwide issue impacting not only the towing industry, but the trucking industry as […]



Third Annual Move Over Law Golf Tournament

Jun 12th, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

The Towers with a Heart Charity again held a successful Move Over Law Golf Tournament. According to James Jennings of Emerald Transportation Corporation in Pompano Beach, Fla., “We had over 160 players, sponsors and volunteers join us on May 9 for a great day of […]



Museum Receives Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence

Jun 5th, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

The International Towing and Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum is proud to announce that Trip Advisor has awarded the museum a prestigious award that can only be earned through consistently great reviews of the business, published on the world’s largest travel site. The museum […]



CVSA’s International Roadcheck Three-Day Enforcement — June 2-4, 2015

Jun 2nd, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) 28th annual International Roadcheck will take place June 2-4, 2015. International Roadcheck is a 72-hour period when approximately 10,000 CVSA-certified local, state, provincial and federal inspectors in jurisdictions across North America perform truck and bus inspections. CVSA is holding […]