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Dynamic Slide-In Unit Winner

Jun 5th, 2015 | By | Category: Industry News

Ricky Purcell of Purcell Auto Service and Towing in Jesup, Ga., (back row in blue shirt) was the proud winner of a Dynamic Slide-In Unit raffled at this year’s Florida Tow Show/Repo Expo in Orlando. Purcell, in the towing business for 30 years, purchased one […]



New Landoll Trailers with Increased Speed and Lighting

Jun 5th, 2015 | By | Category: New Products

The Landoll Corporation Trailer Division unveiled the “Next Generation Landoll” (NGL) at their annual dealer meeting held at The Landoll World Headquarters in Marysville, Kansas, on April 24, 2015. The 400 Series Traveling Axle Trailers are the first models with the new hydraulic operating systems […]



Museum Receives Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence

Jun 5th, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

The International Towing and Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum is proud to announce that Trip Advisor has awarded the museum a prestigious award that can only be earned through consistently great reviews of the business, published on the world’s largest travel site. The museum […]



CVSA’s International Roadcheck Three-Day Enforcement — June 2-4, 2015

Jun 2nd, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) 28th annual International Roadcheck will take place June 2-4, 2015. International Roadcheck is a 72-hour period when approximately 10,000 CVSA-certified local, state, provincial and federal inspectors in jurisdictions across North America perform truck and bus inspections. CVSA is holding […]



Trusting Your Sixth Sense

May 29th, 2015 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

I love this time of year in Wisconsin. You can feel the warmer breezes, smell the lilacs blooming, hear the birds chirping, see the green leaves almost pop before your eyes — and the first bite of a brat right off the grill is mouth […]



Talbert Manufacturing Welcomes New VP of Engineering

May 29th, 2015 | By | Category: Industry News

Talbert Manufacturing has announced that Sam Guron has joined Talbert as vice president of engineering.Guron oversees Talbert’s engineering and IT departments, which are responsible for designing and launching new products. Guron’s primary role is creating and executing the product development process as well as leading […]



New NRC Medium-Duties Unveiled

May 29th, 2015 | By | Category: New Products

NRC Industries unveiled their new line of single axle medium-heavy duty units — the 20CS and 25CS — at the Florida Tow Show in April. In respond to customers’ needs, NRC built the truck for smaller jobs with no compromise on performance or style. The […]



Texas Towers Pull Together During Flood Relief Efforts

May 29th, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

As deadly flooding affects Texas, towing operators have been working around the clock to aid in rescuing people and vehicles. Tow Times spoke with a dispatcher at a Houston-area towing company. “It’s been extremely busy,” she said. “For us, the heaviest rains came on Sunday […]



Decision #2

May 22nd, 2015 | By | Category: Jack Schrock's Blog

After we’ve decided to go into T & R the next decision to make is: Do we want to look for customers? Or do we want them to look for us? In other words, do we favor non-consent or customer-based business? A customer base will […]



Memorial Day History

May 22nd, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

Memorial Day — originally called Decoration Day — is a day of remembrance for those who have died in service of the United States of America. At first, the day was reserved to honor those who died while fighting in the Civil War, which took […]