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It’s Not on the Agenda

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

I’ve found that as humans, we share a common kinship — life isn’t good all the time. Sometimes you really have to fight to remain calm and keep that smile on your face. I expected Monday to be a typical day of catching up with […]



National Motor Club Sponsors Wounded Warriors Tour

May 23rd, 2014 | By | Category: Industry News

The National Motor Club has signed on as a national sponsor of the Wounded Warriors Family Support’s 5th Annual High Five Tour. Wounded Warrior Family Support is an organization dedicated to providing support to the families of those who have been wounded, injured or killed […]



Accidents Can Be Humbling Experiences

May 23rd, 2014 | By | Category: Nick Kemper's Blog

Driving to work this morning, I saw an ugly rear-end collision at a freeway interchange. Looked like the vehicle occupants were alright, but a lady was standing outside one of the cars just screaming at someone else. I am guessing she didn’t appreciate the interruption […]



Words of Wisdom

May 23rd, 2014 | By | Category: Jack Schrock's Blog

Over the years I’ve picked up some sage advice from others and I’ve come to call it “Words of Wisdom.” For example, I once worked for an attorney-turned-businessman who told me: ”There ain’t no such thing as a one-sided good deal.” From my mentor, Val […]



Video Captures Unveiling of the Century 1150R Rotator

May 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Features, Spotlight

A video produced by Miller Industries showcases the introduction of the new Century 1150R rotator at the Florida Tow Show®. Under police escort, it was the first public unveiling of the rotator. A large crowd was on hand to get a first-look at the rotator […]



Towing Motorcycles — the Bane of My Existence

May 20th, 2014 | By | Category: Nick Kemper's Blog

I don’t know if any of you have seen a set-up called the AmeriDeck, but it’s pretty cool. They make a variety of bed styles that drop down and lay flat on the ground so that you can load something onto it at ground level. […]



Show Me the Money!

May 19th, 2014 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

Some of you might remember the movie Jerry Maguire. The movie starred Tom Cruise as a money-obsessed sports agent who loses his job and ends up with only one client, a NFL football player — Rod Tidwell — played by Cuba Gooding. Their relationship is […]



Shine ‘n Star Car Carrier Winner

May 9th, 2014 | By | Category: From our latest issue

The 2013 Tow Times Shine ‘n Star Car Carrier Winner is Duchniks Towing & Recovery of Scott Township, Pa. The 70-year-old company entered the Shine ‘n Star winner’s circle with a 2013 Freightliner M2 with a Chevron LCG Generation 2, 21.5-foot bed. 



Twin State Equipment of Las Vegas Now Offers Zacklift

May 9th, 2014 | By | Category: Industry News

Nevada’s premier towing equipment distributor is now offering the full line of Zacklift FIFTHWHEELERs and permanently-mounted underlifts. Twin State Equipment of Las Vegas  heard a demand for a quality add-on underlifts and now its customers seeking a road-ready transporter have an economical solution. Zacklifts are […]



City Events Can Blow the Impound Market Wide Open

May 9th, 2014 | By | Category: Nick Kemper's Blog

Rose Festival is approaching here in Oregon. Rose Festival is a few weeks in late May/early June when we celebrate the coming of summer. It usually rains. There is a carnival down by the waterfront, a couple of parades and a lot of Navy ships […]