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From our latest issue – May

May 4th, 2013 | By | Category: From our latest issue

On the Tow Times May issue cover is a 2009 Kenworth T800 equipped with an NRC 50/65 Sliding Rotator. The truck won the Heavy-duty category of the 2012 Tow Times Shine ‘n Star tow truck beauty contest. See the Tow Times print or digital issue for […]



From our latest issue – April

Apr 2nd, 2013 | By | Category: From our latest issue

A container truck loaded with clothes being shipped to Africa lost control on a junction of the M6 motorway near Coventry, England. The combination rolled and slid on its side through railings, dropping to the motorway below. Fillongley Garage sorted it out with an NRC […]



Shine ‘n Star Contest Medium-Duty Winner

Mar 1st, 2013 | By | Category: From our latest issue

The cover of the Tow Times March 2013 issue belongs to Barbour’s Towing & Truck Repair of Raleigh, N.C. The Medium-Duty winner of the Tow Times Shine ‘n Star tow truck beauty contest is a 2008 Peterbilt 335 outfitted with a Century 16-ton unit. See […]



United Auto Recovery

Feb 14th, 2013 | By | Category: From our latest issue

On the cover of the Tow Times February issue is a Dynamic Manufacturing self-loader in action courtesy of United Auto Recovery, an automotive recovery and remarketing firm with operations throughout the southern U.S. and now reaching to the midwest. The company operates a fleet of […]



World’s Fastest Wrecker

Jan 7th, 2013 | By | Category: From our latest issue

As part of our January issue Racing Special, Tow Times takes a look at the “World’s Fastest Wrecker” on display at the International Towing and Recovery Museum in Chattanooga, Tenn.



High Maintenance

Dec 7th, 2012 | By | Category: From our latest issue

In the Tow Times December Issue article “Truck Dress-up Shine ‘n Star Style,” we featured “High Maintenance,” a 2000 Peterbilt 379 with a Holmes DTU 35-ton detach unit. It’s on the road for McKinney Wrecker of Tuscaloosa, West Blocton and Woodstock, Ala.



Get a Bite?

Dec 7th, 2012 | By | Category: From our latest issue

In a major league fishing expedition, one of two heavy-duty recovery units from Tanner’s Truck & Equipment of Rockport, Ark., is used to hook a 50,000-lb. mobile crane at the bottom of Lake Ouachita in Hot Springs, Ark. The crane fell from a barge, and an insurance […]



Driver vehicle inspection report

Dec 6th, 2012 | By | Category: From our latest issue

Link to Vehicle Inspection Report



Maryland’s private trespass towing requirements

Nov 5th, 2012 | By | Category: From our latest issue

The November 2012 issue of Tow Times, page 13, contained information regarding changes to State of Maryland’s private trespass towing requirements. View Senate Bill 401 at this link.



Off-Road Winching Machines

Oct 2nd, 2012 | By | Category: From our latest issue

In addition to the Tow Times SourceBook, the best towing industry buyer’s guide out there, the Tow Times October issue packs the feature article “Off-Road Winching”, which showcases a few of our readers’ specialized machines for off-road recovery. Included is this 1986 Bombardier Skidozer from […]