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ITRHFM Survivor Fund Benefits Increased

Apr 8th, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

As a follow up to a new formula adopted last year by the board of directors of the International Towing and Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum (ITRHFM), having been designed to set the Survivor Fund benefit level annually based on the Survivor Fund’s financial […]



Towing Industry Leader Earns Kentucky Highway Safety Award

Apr 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety awarded towing company owner Lee Roberts of Roberts Heavy Duty Towing & Recovery, Lexington, Ky., recognition for his leadership and accomplishments in the field, the first time a safety award goes to a towing company. “Lee Roberts has been […]



The Little Engine That Could

Apr 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

The Little Engine That Could, written by Watty Piper, was a favorite bedtime story for my kids. I admit I really liked the book as well for its story and message — the value of optimism and hard work. When bigger engines refused to haul a […]



Insurance Equals a Headache

Mar 25th, 2016 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

I had a meeting with my insurance agent to go over health insurance options. Talk about an instant headache. Insurance is a means of protecting ourselves from financial loss; it is a form of risk management that is primarily used to hedge against the risk […]



New QuickJim Lockout Tool

Mar 25th, 2016 | By | Category: New Products

QuickJim™ is a spiral version of the well-known Slimjim™ lockout tool. The QuickJim rotates under a vehicle’s window to touch unlock switches located on the armrest or door. QuickJim is the brainchild of master locksmith Rod Herdman. His goal was to develop a tool resembling […]



Miller Industries New Website

Mar 25th, 2016 | By | Category: Industry News

Miller Industries has announced the launch of their new website at millerind.com. The new site is streamlined with complete support for mobile devices while focusing on content sharing, customer support and products. Photos and videos are larger, more detailed and easy to share on social […]



Golden Opportunity: Enter Your Truck in the Florida Tow Show Beauty Contest

Mar 25th, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

Bring your favorite tow truck to the Florida Tow Show and enter it in the Tow Truck Beauty Contest. This year’s first place beauty contest winners will each take home a gold card prize in addition to a beauty contest plaque. Judging will be held […]



Thinking Outside the Box

Mar 18th, 2016 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

“Thinking outside the box” is a metaphor meaning to think differently, unconventionally, or from a new perspective and often refers to novel or creative thinking. It was derived from management consultants challenging their clients to solve the “nine dots” puzzle, which requires some lateral thinking. […]



Money

Mar 18th, 2016 | By | Category: Jack Schrock's Blog

There was a time when many Americans bartered for necessary goods and services, but for the most part that idea has been greatly diminished because actual money establishes a consistent value for everything. Since most of us are paid for our work product in money, […]



2016 Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

Mar 18th, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

Nine industry leaders have been selected for induction into the International Towing and Recovery Hall of Fame as the Class of 2016. Bruce Campbell, (Banff, Alberta, Canada), Eric Hammond, (Coventry, Warwickshire, England), Belinda Harris, (Greensboro, N.C.), Garry Leach, (Canmore, Alberta, Canada), Stephen Smith, (Haslet, Texas), […]