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Enter Your Tow Trucks in the 2016 Shine ‘n Star Contest

May 20th, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

The time is now to enter the Tow Times 2016 Shine ‘n Star contest — the industry’s largest tow truck photo beauty contest. Entry is free, courtesy of contest sponsor Ford Trucks. There are four easy ways to enter, five categories (light-duty, medium-duty, heavy-duty, car […]



Call for Entries for the Second Annual Dave Jones Leadership Award

May 6th, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

The Dave Jones Leadership Award was created to recognize a towing company owner or employee who exemplifies at least five of the following criteria: Leader, teacher, innovator, visionary, fearless, experience, stalwart, dedication. The award will presented at a ceremony scheduled for Thursday, September 8 at […]



Win a Review of Your Towing Company Marketing Plan

May 4th, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

Not sure the marketing plan for your towing company is hitting the right mark? Then the Towing Solutions & Consulting marketing contest is the opportunity for you. Marketing a towing company is not a onesize-fits-all. It’s important to target towing company advertising to the right […]



Tow Times Coloring Contest Winners

Apr 29th, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

At the Florida Tow Show in April, kids picked up a coloring page and crayons at the Tow Times booth, colored their masterpieces and brought them back to the booth for judging in three age groups: 2-5, 6-9 and 10-12. On Saturday, April 9, the […]



Towing & Recovery Management Summit Seminar Topics and Speakers

Apr 22nd, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

Seminar topics have been chosen for the Towing & Recovery Management Summit to be held in St. Louis, Mo., June 15-17, 2016. For a listing of seminar topics, click the Summit information here. Summit speakers scheduled for this year’s event include truck and transportation economist […]



TowLawyer.com Launches as Tow Industry Legal Source

Apr 15th, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

The first and only website exclusively dedicated to helping tow companies survive the unique legal issues of the towing business, TowLawyer.com, is open and ready for members. Content on TowLawyer.com is prepared by attorneys Michael McGovern and Nicholas Porto, two of the most experienced attorneys […]



ITRHFM Survivor Fund Benefits Increased

Apr 8th, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

As a follow up to a new formula adopted last year by the board of directors of the International Towing and Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum (ITRHFM), having been designed to set the Survivor Fund benefit level annually based on the Survivor Fund’s financial […]



Towing Industry Leader Earns Kentucky Highway Safety Award

Apr 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety awarded towing company owner Lee Roberts of Roberts Heavy Duty Towing & Recovery, Lexington, Ky., recognition for his leadership and accomplishments in the field, the first time a safety award goes to a towing company. “Lee Roberts has been […]



Golden Opportunity: Enter Your Truck in the Florida Tow Show Beauty Contest

Mar 25th, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

Bring your favorite tow truck to the Florida Tow Show and enter it in the Tow Truck Beauty Contest. This year’s first place beauty contest winners will each take home a gold card prize in addition to a beauty contest plaque. Judging will be held […]



2016 Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

Mar 18th, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

Nine industry leaders have been selected for induction into the International Towing and Recovery Hall of Fame as the Class of 2016. Bruce Campbell, (Banff, Alberta, Canada), Eric Hammond, (Coventry, Warwickshire, England), Belinda Harris, (Greensboro, N.C.), Garry Leach, (Canmore, Alberta, Canada), Stephen Smith, (Haslet, Texas), […]