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Get Your Patriotic-themed Truck on Instagram

May 27th, 2014 | By | Category: Spotlight

It’s a red, white and blue tribute to the towing industry. Do you honor our great nation with a patriotic-themed truck, or a truck dedicated to the military? Submit a photo of your patriotic-themed truck on Instagram for a chance to have your photo appear […]



War is Hell

May 27th, 2014 | By | Category: Jack Schrock's Blog

There is no such thing as a “good war.” People die, or are maimed for life. Families are destroyed, and the combatants are diminished in other ways. But sometimes there is not an alternative to total war. WWII is a good example when Nazi Germany […]



It’s Not on the Agenda

May 25th, 2014 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

I’ve found that as humans, we share a common kinship — life isn’t good all the time. Sometimes you really have to fight to remain calm and keep that smile on your face. I expected Monday to be a typical day of catching up with […]



National Motor Club Sponsors Wounded Warriors Tour

May 23rd, 2014 | By | Category: Industry News

The National Motor Club has signed on as a national sponsor of the Wounded Warriors Family Support’s 5th Annual High Five Tour. Wounded Warrior Family Support is an organization dedicated to providing support to the families of those who have been wounded, injured or killed […]



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.