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.
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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, […]
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 […]
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 and will resume at a future date. Read Nick’s past blogs here.
Traveling this summer in or near Chattanooga, Tennessee? Miller Industries invites you to stop by and tour their manufacturing plant located just a few exits from downtown Chattanooga. While there, visit the International Towing and Recovery Museum, the only recognized museum in the world honoring […]
The Tow Times June 2014 issue contains the 2013-2014 Reader Profile, a snapshot of the towing and recovery industry based on survey responses from our readers. From fleet information to motor clubs, results are presented in an easy-to-read format. We thank those who responded to […]
Time to show off your trucks. Submit a photo of your tow truck to the Shine ‘n Star Photo Beauty Contest. It’s free to enter and six lucky winners will have their trucks appear on a cover of Tow Times. Three easy ways to enter: 1. […]
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