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Skill Sets

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

A wise man once said: ”The older we get, the slower we get.” Put another way, my doctor recently told me that I was suffering from “TMB.” Translated, that means “Too Many Birthdays.” I read a story about two WWII pilots who were making their […]



Drawing a Blank

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

Lately I’ve been drawing a blank with just about everything – where something is, how much something is, or even what’s for dinner. Someone asks me something and I probably have this dazed look like – what? It’s almost like I have to shift gears to […]



Florida Group Funds Billboard to Raise Move Over Law Awareness

Dec 12th, 2014 | By | Category: Spotlight

James Jennings of Emerald Transportation Corporation with locations in Pompano Beach and Boca Raton, Fla., sends this photo of a billboard located on I-95 and Copans Road in Broward County. This billboard is sponsored by the group Towers with a Heart to honor tow truck […]



Out and About

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

In September, for the first time in years, I spent a day with Brian Marshall, my friend and former distributor from Houston. We worked this part of central Texas calling on customers and “wanna’ bees.” The last stop was made at Don Ward’s Towing in […]



Vulcan’s New 3rd Winch Option

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

Vulcan has introduced a new 3rd winch option for its V-70 and V-100 heavy-duty towing and recovery units. The auxiliary 22,000-lb. planetary winch mounts to the lower side of the recovery boom with a pivoting sheave head mounted in the under-lift down boom, just below […]



North Carolina Towers Mourn Loss of Fallen Towing Company Owner

Dec 5th, 2014 | By | Category: Spotlight

North Carolina towing operators are calling for motorists to heed the state’s Move Over law following the death of Jeff Rackley, 44, owner of Jeff’s Wrecker Services in Rocky Mount. According to news reports, on Monday, December 1, at approximately 4 p.m., Rackley was assisting […]



Roll Out the Black Carpet

Nov 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

Hollywood stars and distinguished visitors have the red carpet rolled out for them as a special welcome, but towers driving their tow trucks in the 2014 Tow Trucks for Tots Parade had 50 miles of black “highway carpet” rolled out to welcome them. The day […]



Rank and Recognition

Nov 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Jack Schrock's Blog

In walking through the halls of a hospital, have you ever noticed that the folks in white gowns are senior clinicians of one sort or another? Their gown color attests to the fact that they have reached the very top of skill and authority and […]



Motorcycle Rescue Trailer

Nov 21st, 2014 | By | Category: New Products

Rock Line Products, Inc. introduces the new Motorcycle Rescue Trailer that has been added to the Airtow Trailer Line. The trailer deck lowers completely to the ground, eliminating the need for a ramp, and remains level as it raises and lowers hydraulically in less than […]



Geico Donates $2,500 to Survivor Fund

Nov 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Industry News

The International Towing and Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum recently announced that Geico presented a donation of $2,500 to the International Towing and Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum’s Survivor Fund. The funds will provide financial support to families of those lost in the […]