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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 […]



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.



Repossession Special

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

Repossession is the primary theme of the Tow Times February issue. Sponsored by Dynamic Towing Equipment & Manufacturing Inc., we profile family owned and operated ARS Ohio, which serves Ohio and Kentucky providing auto repossession services, and take a look at repossession industry trends and […]



Ultra-Heavy Duty Training

Jan 23rd, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

On January 20 – 22, Miller industries and Crouch’s Wrecker & Equipment Sales presented an ultra heavy-duty training class at Copart’s Dover, Fla. facility. Hosted by the Sunshine State Towing Association, the class instructors were well-known towing industry educators Tom Luciano and John Hawkins.



Rev’ing Up for Race Recovery

Jan 2nd, 2015 | By | Category: From our latest issue

The Tow Times January issue has a special racing theme, with stories from towers who handle towing and recovery at race tracks in the United States and Canada. Our readers will meet George Feilinger (“Confessions of a Race Recovery Adrenaline Junkie”) and Robin Doiron (“When […]



Merry Christmas from Tow Times

Dec 24th, 2014 | By | Category: Spotlight


Overpass Rescue/Recovery Teamwork

Dec 4th, 2014 | By | Category: From our latest issue

On the cover of the December issue, Jim’s Service of Churchville, N.Y. and Rusiniak’s Service of Buffalo teamed to recover a tractor-trailer combination that overturned on an interstate overpass. After the driver, trapped in the cab that dangled over the overpass guardrail, was rescued by […]



Shine ‘n Star tow truck beauty contest Grand Prize winner

Nov 18th, 2014 | By | Category: From our latest issue

On the cover of the Tow Times November issue is the 2014 Shine ‘n Star tow truck beauty contest Grand Prize winner: a twin-steer 2012 Kenworth T800 and Century 1140 rotator. The proud owner is Michael’s Towing of Fredericksburg, Va. Special thanks to Ford Trucks, […]



Allstate Roadside Services Launches Advocacy Campaign to Raise Awareness of Move Over Laws

Oct 28th, 2014 | By | Category: Spotlight

NORTHBROOK, Ill. – Oct. 28, 2014 – More than one tow truck operator is killed every week by motorists. Today, to honor the men and women who have lost their lives during service, Allstate Roadside Services has teamed up with the International Towing and Recovery […]



Jerr-Dan Towmance Contest

Sep 12th, 2014 | By | Category: Spotlight