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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 […]



Moving?

May 9th, 2014 | By | Category: Jack Schrock's Blog

We are beginning the lengthy process of “downsizing” and I suppose that means different things to different people. For us today, it means we don’t need a large home sitting on an acre of St. Augustine grass (that drinks water in the summertime) and everything […]



Video Captures Unveiling of the Century 1150R Rotator

May 9th, 2014 | By | Category: 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 […]