Archive for March 2015

A Pill for Everything

Mar 30th, 2015 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

When I was a little girl and not feeling well, my mom would put her hand on my forehead to see if I felt warm and that would determine if I had a fever. If she thought I felt a bit too warm, Doctor Mom […]



TT Publications Inc. Announces Dave Jones Leadership Award

Mar 27th, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

At the 2014 Hall of Fame Reunion, Dave Jones’ son Jamie Jones, TT Publications President Michael McGovern and Tow Times Publisher Clarissa Powell announced the creation of the Dave Jones Leadership Award. “Dave was an amazing icon in the towing and recovery industry,” Powell said […]



T3 Power Pack Pro 600

Mar 27th, 2015 | By | Category: New Products

B/A Products Co., introduces the T3 Power Pack Pro 600. • Charge in your home, vehicle or office. A 10-foot 110-volt wall cord and a 4-foot 12-volt automotive auxiliary power outlet cord are included. • Heavy-duty steel clamps with clamp covers • Delivers 1,700 Peak […]



Joel Amsley Retires from Jerr-Dan Corporation

Mar 23rd, 2015 | By | Category: Industry News

Joel Amsley, Sr. Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Jerr-Dan Corporation, has retired. According to an announcement from Richard del Campo, Jerr-Dan Corporation Vice President/General Manager: “Joel joined Jerr-Dan in 1979; since then he has hired, trained, mentored and motivated many Jerr-Dan team members. […]



Joel Amsley Retires — a Tribute

Mar 20th, 2015 | By | Category: Jack Schrock's Blog

By Jack Schrock: Joel was the face of Jerr Dan. At distributor meetings, tow shows and product launches Joel often served as the voice of Jerr-Dan as well. Historically, the strength of the firm was in the northeast so Joel was the primary point of […]



A Pat on the Back

Mar 20th, 2015 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

I often go home tired and exhausted. No, I am not out in the tow truck doing towing and recovery work, and although my job is not often physically demanding, I do put in long hours and with juggling the phones, customers, employees, bookwork and […]



Geoff Russell and Tom Tedford to Host Roundtable Sessions at 2015 Tow Management Summit in New Orleans

Mar 13th, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

Geoff Russell, owner of Kauff’s Transportation in West Palm Beach, Fla., and Tom Tedford, Senior Vice President of United Road Towing, Glastonbury, Conn., will each host a roundtable at this year’s Towing & Recovery Management Summit, July 15 – 17 in New Orleans. Russell will […]



Rest In Peace

Mar 13th, 2015 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

You’ve all heard the saying “life is too short” and lately I’ve heard that said way too much. We had a towing friend pass away and another became seriously ill. Although both of these towers were retired, they still were active in our state towing […]



Shine ’n Star Light- Duty winner

Mar 13th, 2015 | By | Category: From our latest issue

The Tow Times 2014 Shine ’n Star Light-Duty winner is a 2006 Ford F-550 equipped with a Century 311 self-loading wheel-lift. This one-of-a-kind truck is from the fleet of Pro-Tech Industries Auto & Collision Center in Philadelphia, Pa.



Tow Truck Move Over Law on Wisconsin Digital Message Signs

Mar 6th, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

The following is a message from Dan Johnson, vice president of the Wisconsin Motor Carrier Association: “We are very pleased to report progress on a request made by Wisconsin Towing Association (WTA) Chair Jamon Ingelse and Vice Chair Shawn Topel to the Department of Transportation […]