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Mr. Beasley

May 6th, 2016 | By | Category: Jack Schrock's Blog

Starting with Ernest Holmes, Jr. and continuing with Gerry Holmes, there were graduate engineers with the firm that designed the famous line of Holmes wreckers. But, there was a draftsman-turned-application engineer who made everything work. I don’t know his first name became nobody ever called […]



Mother, Mom, Ma, Mommy

May 6th, 2016 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

How do you refer to your mother? And how would you describe her? Would she be a parent, a person who nourishes, care-giver, a nurturer, a woman of wisdom, protector, teacher, friend, hard worker, a person who raised you, a disciplinarian or giver of unconditional […]



Call for Entries for the Second Annual Dave Jones Leadership Award

May 6th, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

The Dave Jones Leadership Award was created to recognize a towing company owner or employee who exemplifies at least five of the following criteria: Leader, teacher, innovator, visionary, fearless, experience, stalwart, dedication. The award will presented at a ceremony scheduled for Thursday, September 8 at […]



Win a Review of Your Towing Company Marketing Plan

May 4th, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

Not sure the marketing plan for your towing company is hitting the right mark? Then the Towing Solutions & Consulting marketing contest is the opportunity for you. Marketing a towing company is not a onesize-fits-all. It’s important to target towing company advertising to the right […]



TIM – A Good Name to Know

May 2nd, 2016 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s Traffic Incident Management Enhancement (TIME) program, in conjunction with the Wisconsin Towing Association, presented a four hour training session on WisDOT’s Emergency Traffic Control and Scene Management Guidelines at our shop. The training is recommended for all incident responders, including […]



Tow Times Coloring Contest Winners

Apr 29th, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

At the Florida Tow Show in April, kids picked up a coloring page and crayons at the Tow Times booth, colored their masterpieces and brought them back to the booth for judging in three age groups: 2-5, 6-9 and 10-12. On Saturday, April 9, the […]



Kenworth T880 Adds Hendrickson ULTIMAAX Severe Duty Suspension

Apr 29th, 2016 | By | Category: New Products

The Kenworth T880 is now available for order with the Hendrickson ULTIMAAX(R) advanced severe-duty rubber suspension, Kenworth announced. The ULTIMAAX suspension offers a balance of empty ride quality and loaded stability for driver comfort, while also cushioning the load and protecting the chassis, cargo and […]



Ninth Annual USAC/MD Charity Golf Classic

Apr 29th, 2016 | By | Category: Industry News

This year’s 9th Annual USAC/MD Charity Golf Classic raised an amazing $13,200 for The International Towing and Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum’s Survivor Fund thanks to the generosity of sponsors, players and others in attendance. United States Auto Club, Motoring Division, Inc. hosted its […]



Equipped to Perform

Apr 22nd, 2016 | By | Category: Truck of the Month

“Here’s my 2011 Ford F-550 with a Chevron Renegade twin-line. It has a bunch of LED running lights as well as LED warning lights front and rear and cones to set up a safe scene. Additionally, it has plenty of rigging to recover even the […]



Towing & Recovery Management Summit Seminar Topics and Speakers

Apr 22nd, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

Seminar topics have been chosen for the Towing & Recovery Management Summit to be held in St. Louis, Mo., June 15-17, 2016. For a listing of seminar topics, click the Summit information here. Summit speakers scheduled for this year’s event include truck and transportation economist […]