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Rush Truck Centers Relocates Facility in Orlando

Sep 19th, 2014 | By | Category: Industry News

Rush Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ: RUSHA & RUSHB), which operates the largest network of commercial vehicle dealerships in North America, has relocated its Rush Truck Center—Orlando Light- and Medium-Duty to 2350 Diversified Way. In addition to an extensive inventory of Ford trucks, the new facility features […]



towPartners Unveils New Website and Mobile Apps

Sep 19th, 2014 | By | Category: New Products

towPartners has introduced the new towPartners Mobile App that provides users with features including the Trip Inspection (which allows the user to report and email daily vehicle inspections), Rate Calculator, National Tow Rate Averages and Important Links and Numbers. Members can log in and view […]



Visibility

Sep 19th, 2014 | By | Category: Jack Schrock's Blog

As a follow up to a blog I recently wrote regarding nighttime visibility, I would like to comment about colors you cannot see at night. I was driving in drizzling rain on a blacktop country road one moonless night. I couldn’t drive very fast without […]



That Means Tow Trucks Too?

Sep 19th, 2014 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

Our company just participated in a local fire and police safety fair. We had a booth promoting the Wisconsin Move Over or Slow Down Law. I filled give-away bags with informational brochures on 511 – Wisconsin’s Travel Info for cell phone users when on the […]



Nighttime Hazards

Sep 12th, 2014 | By | Category: Jack Schrock's Blog

To get to and from the local airport I often take a country road that is really not a short cut, it’s just quicker because there’s no traffic. Coming home a couple of months ago it was drizzling rain making the blacktop road look even […]



Who Would Have Thought?

Sep 12th, 2014 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

Some of you might remember the comic strip about police detective Dick Tracy, who used forensic science, his wits and advanced gadgetry to catch the bad guys. The comic strip was created in 1931 and in 1946, Dick Tracy was seen using a new 2-way […]



Milstead Automotive & Collision partners with Enterprise Rent-A-Car

Sep 12th, 2014 | By | Category: Industry News


Century Introduces the 1150RXP

Sep 12th, 2014 | By | Category: New Products

With the ever-increasing demands for quick clearance on our roadways, Century has introduced the 1150RXP to help fill the need for tough side recoveries with minimal lane blockage. The 50-ton 3-stage recovery boom has 360 degrees of continuous boom rotation along with dual 50,000-lb. 2-speed […]



Hino Offers M-Series Wheels from Alcoa

Sep 5th, 2014 | By | Category: New Products

Hino has a new offering for medium-duty trucks. M-Series wheels from Alcoa resist corrosion to virtually eliminate wheel maintenance costs and maintain a clean, bright look. At nearly half the weight of a steel wheel, Alcoa M-Series wheels improve fuel economy, reduce carbon emissions and are […]



Air Tools

Sep 5th, 2014 | By | Category: Jack Schrock's Blog

Twisting wrenches is hard work that also skins knuckles and makes you sweat. So the introduction of air-operated tools was welcomed by mechanics and wannabes everywhere. But there’s more to the story. Months ago I took Mom’s car in for service, realignment and tire rotation. […]