“Since fuel costs are a key line item in every fleet owner’s budget, a number of vendors offer fuel-buying programs that are specifically targeted to businesses such as towing companies. Fleet fuel programs enable towers to buy gas and diesel at lower costs, usually via […]
From our latest issue
The Tow Times Shine ‘n Star Car Carrier winner is this month’s cover shot. The truck is a 2014 Peterbilt with a 22-foot Jerr-Dan XLP steel bed owned by Blair’s Towing & Recovery of Falls Church, Va. Learn more about this “clean and uncluttered” truck, […]
The Tow Times Shine ‘n Star Medium-Duty winner is this month’s cover shot. The truck is a 2012 Peterbilt with a Jerr-Dan 25-ton unit from the fleet of Gainesville Towing and Recovery in Gainesville, Va. Learn more about the Transformer-inspired “Bumble Bee” the June issue.
Tow Dolly Use and Maintenance By Edward D. Johnson Editor’s Note: The following is a more in-depth version of the May issue Tow Times Learning Center column “Tow Dolly Use and Maintenance.” Click to read article
On the cover of the Tow Times April issue is the 2014 Shine ‘n Star Working Truck winner: A knock-out 2007 Kenworth T800 with a Century 7035 owned by Hurst Towing & Recovery of Birmingham Ala. See the April issue for details about the truck […]
The Tow Times 2014 Shine ’n Star Light-Duty winner is a 2006 Ford F-550 equipped with a Century 311 self-loading wheel-lift. This one-of-a-kind truck is from the fleet of Pro-Tech Industries Auto & Collision Center in Philadelphia, Pa.
Repossession is the primary theme of the Tow Times February issue. Sponsored by Dynamic Towing Equipment & Manufacturing Inc., we profile family owned and operated ARS Ohio, which serves Ohio and Kentucky providing auto repossession services, and take a look at repossession industry trends and […]
The Tow Times January issue has a special racing theme, with stories from towers who handle towing and recovery at race tracks in the United States and Canada. Our readers will meet George Feilinger (“Confessions of a Race Recovery Adrenaline Junkie”) and Robin Doiron (“When […]
On the cover of the December issue, Jim’s Service of Churchville, N.Y. and Rusiniak’s Service of Buffalo teamed to recover a tractor-trailer combination that overturned on an interstate overpass. After the driver, trapped in the cab that dangled over the overpass guardrail, was rescued by […]
On the cover of the Tow Times November issue is the 2014 Shine ‘n Star tow truck beauty contest Grand Prize winner: a twin-steer 2012 Kenworth T800 and Century 1140 rotator. The proud owner is Michael’s Towing of Fredericksburg, Va. Special thanks to Ford Trucks, […]