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The Summit

Aug 1st, 2014 | By | Category: Jack Schrock's Blog

This past week I attended the Towing & Recovery Management Summit in New Orleans sponsored by Tow Times. There were 13 different sessions offered by experts in their respective fields ranging from lobbying to change laws and regulations (presented by T & R attorney Michael […]



It Ain’t Easy Being Queen

Jul 25th, 2014 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

In October 2003 my husband was scheduled to attend a Towing and Recovery Association of America meeting and tow show in Valley Forge, Penn. I was going to stay home to take care of the business. He started telling me, though, that maybe I should […]



CAA Provides Assistance to Tow Truck Families

Jul 25th, 2014 | By | Category: Industry News

In recognition of the dangers associated with the towing profession, the Canadian Automobile Association has made a donation to a fund that supports families of tow truck drivers killed on the job. Late last year, Jason Schaffer of Accel Towing and Transport in Brandon, Manitoba, […]



Portable Tow Truck/Automotive DVR

Jul 25th, 2014 | By | Category: New Products

This new item from Next Generation Tool Co. records what actually happens during driving incidents. Your “digital eye-witness,” features include high-definition quality, loop recording and motion activation, wide viewing area, night vision, color screen, multi-functional as a DVR, digital camera and microphone, both 12v and […]



More on Weight

Jul 25th, 2014 | By | Category: Jack Schrock's Blog

Ever see a fire truck clear through the scale house? I’m not talking about those on an emergency call, I’m talking about those fire wagons that drive around town checking this and that. Routine trips I would say. Frankly I’ve never seen a fire truck […]



What’s Your Most Expensive/Unusual Tow?

Jul 18th, 2014 | By | Category: Spotlight

Two questions: 1. What’s the most expensive vehicle you’ve ever towed? (Move a Rolls on your rollback or a Bentley on your bed? Send us a photo.) 2. What’s your most unusual tow? (No doubt about it — towers move some odd stuff from time […]



Who We Are

Jul 18th, 2014 | By | Category: Jack Schrock's Blog

It has been said by those much wiser than me that we all fall into one of three categories: 1. The Contestants – those who create jobs and opportunities for us. 2. The Spectators – those who understand the contest but only talk about it. […]



Got a Little Edge to My Voice

Jul 18th, 2014 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

It was late afternoon when an elderly woman called inquiring about a vehicle we towed in from an accident that morning. She wanted to come and get some personal items. I explained about how personal property is released and what is required. She told me […]



Dragster

Jul 16th, 2014 | By | Category: Tow Dogs

Dragster, a Welsh Corgi, loves to ride in our wreckers and is convinced that the small “blind spot” window in most heavy-duty wreckers was invented for Corgis to look through. He loves to greet everyone who comes in the door, bark at motorcycles and put […]



Still Going Strong

Jul 16th, 2014 | By | Category: Truck of the Month

White Huff Towing Brooklyn Park, Md., has been in business for over 30 years. This truck, a 1995 International 4700 (DT 408 engine and manual transmission) with a 19-foot Century steel bed with wheel-lift is driven by Joe White. It was purchased new by his […]