All entries by this author

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


The 2014 Shine ‘n Star Photo Parade

Sep 10th, 2014 | By | Category: From our latest issue

The Tow Times September issue features the 2014 Shine ‘n Star Photo Parade, a sampling of entries in this years Shine ‘n Star tow truck beauty contest sponsored by Ford Trucks and brought to you by Tow Times. Check out the Tow Times September issue […]



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 […]



Gasoline Fires

Aug 11th, 2014 | By | Category: From our latest issue

Editor’s Note: The following article is a more in-depth version of the August issue Tow Times Learning Center topic: Basics of Towing: Gasoline Fires.



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, […]



towPartners Advisor

Jul 15th, 2014 | By | Category: From our latest issue

Tow Times welcomes the towPartners Advisor, which will be included in your Tow Times issue bi-monthly beginning with this issue. towPartners has been published by FTI Groups for over 10 years and by joining with Tow Times, the publication will reach industry-wide. See page 29 […]



Miller Industries Donates World’s Fastest Wrecker to Towing Museum

Jul 1st, 2014 | By | Category: Spotlight

In August 1979, two-time national stockcar champion Eddie Martin drove a 1979 Chevrolet equipped with a Holmes 440 wrecker around the Alabama International Speedway (Talladega) at speeds in excess of 130 mph. Official NASCAR electronic equipment recorded an average lap time of 109.330 mph and […]



Nick Kemper is taking a break from his blog

Jun 20th, 2014 | By | Category: Nick Kemper's Blog

Nick Kemper is taking a break from his blog and will resume at a future date. Read Nick’s past blogs here.