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Recovery Training (T.C.E.R.T.) Program

Jun 26th, 2015 | By | Category: New Products

The American Towing and Recovery Institute announces the new home study Towing Continuing Education and Recovery Training (T.C.E.R.T.) Program. The T.C.E.R.T. continuing education and recovery training program does not replace actual classroom and hands on towing and recovery training, says the American Towing and Recovery Institute, […]

Last Call for Entries to the 2015 Shine ‘n Star Contest

Jun 26th, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

Only 12 days left to enter the 2015 Shine ‘n Star Contest tow truck beauty contest. Don’t forget you can enter via Facebook this year by going to or click the Shine ‘n Star 2015 tab at the top of this page. Hurry, the […]

“Thanks for Dropping In”

Jun 19th, 2015 | By | Category: Jack Schrock's Blog

There’s a large chain of tire stores in the Pac West that uses this blog’s title as a greeting to new customers. But, it gets better. When you pull in the driveway, a friendly-looking person comes running out as though he/she were your long lost […]

Being a Dad, Towing and Life’s Lessons

Jun 19th, 2015 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

My father-in-law worked two jobs when he was first married — putting in long hours to establish a new service station business and bringing up a family. After our son was born, he told me he felt that he was a better grandpa than a […]

Advantage Funding Names Bonanno New CFO

Jun 19th, 2015 | By | Category: Industry News

Advantage Funding, one of the largest transportation finance firms in the U.S., has named MarkBonanno as Chief Finance Officer. A veteran finance professional with more than 25 years of experience, Bonanno assumes the position previously held by Al Damiani, who was named CEO of the […]

Summit to Address Driver Shortage

Jun 19th, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

A continuing shortage of drivers will be the focus of the closing roundtable discussion at the Towing & Recovery Management Summit to be held July 15-17 in New Orleans, La. “It’s a nationwide issue impacting not only the towing industry, but the trucking industry as […]

Adjustable Ratchet Tie-Down

Jun 19th, 2015 | By | Category: New Products

B/A Products Co. announces the adjustable Ratchet Tie-Down. Features include: • Manufactured With Grade 70 chain and forged J and mini-J hooks. • Meets the CVSA definition that “each tie-down must have a way for the driver to tighten and retighten.” • Forged grab hooks […]

Brain Health and Getting Older

Jun 16th, 2015 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

I have a birthday coming up and let’s just say I am at an age where I am getting the AARP Bulletin. While my body sometimes tells me how old I feel (some days I wish I was like the Tin Man, and had a […]

Third Annual Move Over Law Golf Tournament

Jun 12th, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

The Towers with a Heart Charity again held a successful Move Over Law Golf Tournament. According to James Jennings of Emerald Transportation Corporation in Pompano Beach, Fla., “We had over 160 players, sponsors and volunteers join us on May 9 for a great day of […]

Why Me?

Jun 5th, 2015 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

As I was getting up this morning, I was thinking TGIF – thank goodness it’s Friday — but after how my morning started, I’m not so sure I’m so thankful. It’s been one of those weeks, and today is probably — as the saying goes […]