Spotlight

George Stevens 10/22/1938 — 9/21/2014

Sep 23rd, 2014 | By | Category: Spotlight

Press Release from the Towing and Recovery Association of America: It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of George Stevens. He will be greatly missed by us all. We will remember him always for his many contributions to TRAA, the […]



Jerr-Dan Towmance Contest

Sep 12th, 2014 | By | Category: Spotlight


Miller Industries Takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Sep 5th, 2014 | By | Category: Spotlight

Miller Industries’ employees who represent the company’s divisions including accounting, export, chassis and marketing received a soaking as they recently took on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. The event was filmed. Go here to view the video. In an introduction to the video, Randy Olson, vice […]



Fellow Tower Needs Help

Aug 29th, 2014 | By | Category: Spotlight

The following is a message from Joseph Saladino, president of Prompt Towing of Punta Gorda, Fla. “Junior of Red’s OK Towing in Ft. Myers, Fla., is asking for some help. His 6-year-old daughter has been diagnosed with a rare blood disease. It is a curable […]



E.S.T.R.A. Truck Length Bill Signed into Law

Aug 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Spotlight

Press release from the Empire State Towing and Recovery Association: On August 11, 2014, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill into law at the request of the Empire State Towing and Recovery Association (ESTRA). The bill allows for three feet of overhang on […]



Miller Industries Presents $10,000 Check to Towing Museum

Aug 15th, 2014 | By | Category: Spotlight

During a recent meeting at the International Towing and Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum in Chattanooga, Tenn., Randy Olson, vice president of Marketing and Sarah-Beth Camp, assistant marketing director for Miller Industries, presented the museum board with a check for $10,000 towards the museum’s […]



Victory Photo

Aug 8th, 2014 | By | Category: Spotlight

On July 25, 2014, while maneuvering on a narrow, steep road in Laguna Beach, Calif., a Terex construction crane weighing approximately 94,000 lbs. overturned — its extended boom landing on the roof of a nearby home. Because of the winding, 9-foot-wide roadway and 13-degree grade, […]



Move Over Laws in the News

Aug 1st, 2014 | By | Category: Spotlight

Tow truck operators and Move Over laws have been the focus of numerous news reports across the nation and in Canada during recent months. A new report from Odessa, Texas, says that increased traffic due to the area’s oil boom translates into more accidents, and […]



What’s Your Most Expensive/Unusual Tow?

Jul 18th, 2014 | By | Category: Spotlight

Two questions: 1. What’s the most expensive vehicle you’ve ever towed? (Move a Rolls on your rollback or a Bentley on your bed? Send us a photo.) 2. What’s your most unusual tow? (No doubt about it — towers move some odd stuff from time […]



Clothesline Extraction

Jul 15th, 2014 | By | Category: Spotlight

Part of the Tow Times July issue heavy-duty special feature article “Power Lifts” focuses on NRC Industries “Days of Action” held May 3-4 at the Robert Young Sales and Service facility in Roanoke, Va. Robert Young has been an NRC dealer for approximately15 years and […]