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Tennessee Highway Patrol Requires TIM Training for Rotation Towers

Jan 13th, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) has announced that all tow truck owners and drivers employed by companies on the Tennessee Highway Patrol rotating schedule towing list will be required to attend Traffic Incident Management (TIM) training by the end of the 2015 calendar year to […]



International Towing Museum Accepting Resumes for New Executive Director

Jan 9th, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

The International Towing and Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum recently announced that after more than 10 years at the Museum, Executive Director Cheryl Mish is stepping down from the position effective April 30, 2015. Mish has been at the helm throughout a successful growth […]



You’re Not Going to Believe This

Jan 9th, 2015 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

I’m starting to cringe every time my husband comes into my office — or I hear him let out a big sigh when he gets off the phone — because he starts the conversation with: “You’re not going to believe this …” Then it’s my […]



Leadership

Jan 2nd, 2015 | By | Category: Jack Schrock's Blog

My Dad once told me that I could tell my age by the number of funerals I attended. Yes, I‘m thinking of Chick Malcolm, Jim Blakeley, George Stevens, Dave Jones and others who have gone on before me. Jim was the organizing President of TRAA […]



Jerr-Dan’s New S130 Outriggers for 50/60-ton Rotators

Jan 2nd, 2015 | By | Category: New Products

Jerr-Dan has introduced the S130 Outrigger option for the 50/60-ton rotator. Based on the S100 scissor style outrigger design, the S130 has been introduced in response to customers requesting increased capacity at extreme reach. The S130 Outrigger option provides an increased “over the side” boom […]



Cintas & Carhartt launch new Tough Crew Contest

Jan 2nd, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

For the past four years, Cintas & Carhartt have partnered to recognize individuals who withstand tough working conditions. This year, they’ve launched the Tough Crew Contest, a new program designed to pay tribute to hard-working crews throughout North America. Contestants are encouraged to share how […]



New B/A Products Co. Website

Dec 31st, 2014 | By | Category: Industry News

B/A Products Co. has launched their new and improved website — www.baprod.com. The fully-responsive site works well with almost all new devices and allows the user to easily navigate products either by category or by using a convenient search feature. You can download the new […]



Towing Companies Offer Alternatives to Drinking and Driving

Dec 26th, 2014 | By | Category: Spotlight

Towing companies across the nation are participating in programs to curb holiday drinking and driving. Nationwide programs such as AAA’s Tipsy Tow and Tow To Go offers AAA members and non-members who have had too much to drink a free ride home for them and […]



Tow Trucks for Tots Parade

Dec 19th, 2014 | By | Category: Spotlight

On November 9, towers participated in the seventh annual Worldwide Equipment Sales Tow Trucks for Tots parade. Tow Trucks for Tots is a not-for-profit organization with the mission to help less fortunate children in the community, which has led to three goals for the program: […]



Don’t Be a Jerk (It’s Christmas)

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

I belong to a women’s group called the Community League. Their mission is to enhance the quality of life in our Village through philanthropic gifts and community service while promoting fellowship among its members. As a special treat for Christmas at our December meeting, they […]