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Blue

Jun 5th, 2015 | By | Category: Tow Dogs

We enjoy reading all the articles in your magazine each month. It is very informative and entertaining. We especially enjoy “A Tow Dog’s Life.” Blue is a two-year-old miniature Blue Heeler. He is head of our public relations and security division at Greenland Auto Salvage […]



Clean and Simple

Jun 5th, 2015 | By | Category: Truck of the Month

This is our daily on-call truck. Nothing fancy, but clean and simple. She is 2014 Freightliner M2-EC, Cummins engine, air brakes and air ride suspension. The truck is equipped with an LCG Century RA, side winch and a Chevron Autogrip 2 with fully wireless remote […]



Getting Stuck and Unstuck

Jun 5th, 2015 | By | Category: Tow Tip

Whether it’s snow, ice, mud, sand or anything slippery, getting your truck stuck is no fun — and even worse when you’re driving a tow truck. First and foremost, the number one rule when pulling someone out of the mud is don’t get stuck yourself. […]



Business Practices

Jun 5th, 2015 | By | Category: Jack Schrock's Blog

Some businesses have a shared, if not an identical national identity. What the fire department does in Seattle is virtually identical to what they do in Orlando; ditto for EMTs, MDs and many others. However T & R can be very different from one market […]



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 […]