Procession of Tow Trucks Honors John Martins

Oct 2nd, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

A large contingent of tow trucks are expected to fill a procession today in honor of John Martins, who owned Sterry Street Towing in Providence, Rhode Island and a number of other businesses in the New England area. Martins died on September 27th from injuries […]

Vote Now for the Shine ‘n Star People’s Choice Award

Sep 25th, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

Click on the Shine ‘n Star Voting Gallery banner (above right) to cast your online vote for the 2015 Shine ‘n Star People’s Choice Award. The People’s Choice Award is presented to the truck/company that accumulates the most online votes, so make your selection soon. […]

September Is National Preparedness Month

Sep 18th, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

In times of emergency such as flooding, hurricanes, winter storms, etc. towing and recovery operations are tasked to come to the rescue of motorists and to clear areas of stranded vehicles. September is National Preparedness Month, and Ready is a national public service advertising (PSA) […]

Tennessee Tow Show in the News

Sep 11th, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

The Tennessee Tow Show is in the news as the show is underway this weekend at the Chattanooga Convention Center. News items about the show and events taking place can be found on the The Chattanoogan website (, the Chattanooga Times Free Press ( and […]

Shine ‘n Star Public Gallery Now Open for Voting

Aug 28th, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

The 2015 Shine ‘n Star public gallery is now open for voting. Remember you can vote on only one entry so choose wisely (one vote per IP Address). Once you cast your vote, you cannot change it. All votes must be cast by midnight on […]

BFGoodrich® Tires Safety Recall For Certain Commercial Light Truck Tires

Aug 21st, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

BFGoodrich® tires announced today it is recalling approximately 129,000 tires that were sold in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Approximately 6,400 of the recalled tires were sold in the Canadian market. These tires are primarily found on commercial light trucks, as well as full-sized heavy-duty […]

Join the World’s Largest Truck Convoy

Aug 17th, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

The Delaware Towing Association invites all towers in Delaware and surrounding states to join them in supporting Delaware’s leg of the World’s Largest Truck Convoy event on Saturday, September 26, 2015 at the Delaware State Fairgrounds in Harrington. The charity event benefits the Special Olympics. […]

Towing Museum Seeking Nominations for Board of Directors

Aug 7th, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

The International Towing and Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum has announced to its members that it is currently accepting nominations for the museum’s Board of Directors. Serving on the museum’s Board is a great way for members to get involved in decision making and […]

August is Military & First Responder Month at the Museum

Jul 31st, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

From The International Towing & Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum’s latest press Release: “July 31, 2015 Chattanooga, TN – Due to recent tragedies in Chattanooga, the International Towing & Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum is proud to honor our Military Personnel and First […]

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 and information about […]