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Hitting the Nail on the Head

Feb 13th, 2015 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog


I’m sure you’ve heard someone say “You sure did hit the nail on the head with that one.” That’s what I think Tim Jackson, editor of Tow Times magazine, did in his January editorial titled “Things for the public to keep in mind for the New […]



Navistar Announces Uptime Mission, New Marketing Campaign for International Truck Brand

Feb 13th, 2015 | By | Category: Industry News

Navistar has announced its new mission centered on maximizing customer uptime, illustrating the company’s shift toward the future and its renewed emphasis on keeping customers’ trucks on the road. A new marketing campaign for the International® Truck brand focused on uptime will be launching concurrently. […]



Mississippi Towing Company Owner Dragged by Vehicle — Suspect Sought

Feb 6th, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

The owner of a Bay St. Louis, Miss., tow company is in the news after he was dragged over 40 feet by a vehicle and sustained multiple injuries. Moss Towing owner Bennis Moss told investigators he approached a vehicle that drove up to his residence […]



You Might Feel a Bit Silly

Feb 6th, 2015 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

I was told by my doctor that my profession is wreaking havoc on my bones, joints, muscles and blood circulation. It’s not only the way I sit, but the way I type and hold the phone for hours every day that could cause serious medical […]



Two-time Champion

Feb 6th, 2015 | By | Category: Truck of the Month

“Dreher Collision Center is a full service auto body repair facility locally owned and operated by William Dreher in Brownsville, Wis. We specialize in paint-less dent repair, frame repair and everything in between. As a local company, we are proud to have served Brownsville and […]



Bogart

Feb 6th, 2015 | By | Category: Tow Dogs

Bogart, our 5 1/2 year-old, 105-lb. Golden Doodle, is in charge of security at my husband Mark Voeltz’s tow company, Mark’s Towing, Inc. in Thornwood, N.Y. Kelli Douglass-Voeltz  



Use Care Around Driveways When Recovering Vehicles

Feb 6th, 2015 | By | Category: Tow Tip

“When working around driveways, always check them carefully before moving your truck onto them or winching a vehicle across them. Flagstone pavers or cobbled driveways look nice but are somewhat fragile and it can become very expensive to repair cracks or damaged stones. By the […]



Twin Steer JFB Body for Jerr-Dan Rotators

Feb 6th, 2015 | By | Category: New Products

Jerr-Dan has announced the extension of the JFB Body Series offering to accommodate Peterbilt and Kenworth twin steer chassis for the Jerr-Dan 50/60 ton rotator. The twin steer option is available on a 252-inch C.T. Kenworth or Peterbilt chassis with 40,000-lb. tandem front axles at a 109-inch spread. […]



Hub International Announces Acquisition of Assets of San Antonio-based Alexander Insurance Agency

Feb 6th, 2015 | By | Category: Industry News

Hub International Limited (Hub), a leading global insurance brokerage, announced Wednesday, February 4 that it has acquired the assets of Alexander Insurance Agency (Alexander), a San Antonio, Texas-based independent brokerage of commercial lines insurance for the commercial towing and transportation industries. Terms of the acquisition […]



Edlebrock

Feb 6th, 2015 | By | Category: Jack Schrock's Blog

My dad and I shared an interest in racing and I can remember spending a Sunday with him listening to the Indy 500 race. We said that we would one day make it to the race and in fact, we did in 1968. But this […]