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Nov 2nd, 2011 | By | Category: National News

Larry the Cable Guy Talks Cars 2 Blu-ray New tow trucks to relieve traffic obstructions Rules Change for Tow Truck Operators After Citizen Complaints



Maryland Tanker Stolen

Sep 15th, 2011 | By | Category: National News

Sent from the Maryland Association: Authorities in Kent County said a tanker truck containing more than 3,000 gallons of gasoline was stolen. The theft of the 2008 International truck occurred sometime Monday night or Tuesday morning according to investigators. The truck has Maryland plate 310E03. […]



Texas Towing and Storage Association Prepares for Industry Day

Sep 13th, 2011 | By | Category: National News

The Texas Towing and Storage Association announces a new format for their upcoming annual Towing Industry Seminar Day, according to their Texas Tow Line newsletter. This year’s seminar will depart from the old meeting’s format and focus on what towing owners and operators need most. […]



Virginia Association of Towing and Recovery Operators to Hold Paperwork Training Seminar

Aug 23rd, 2011 | By | Category: National News

Virginia Association of Towing and Recovery Operators, Inc. is holding a paperwork training seminar and roundtable for towing office personnel, towing managers, owners, dispatchers and anyone who deals with everyday towing procedures, according to a VATRO press release. The seminar will be held Aug. 30 […]



White House Announces Fuel Efficiency Standards for Heavy Duty Trucks

Aug 9th, 2011 | By | Category: National News

WASHINGTON – Today, President Obama will meet with industry officials to discuss the first-of-their-kind fuel efficiency and greenhouse gas pollution standards for work trucks, buses, and other heavy duty vehicles and to thank them for their leadership in finalizing a successful national program for these […]



FCC Ruling Impacts Wireless Radio Compliance

Aug 5th, 2011 | By | Category: National News

A new Federal Communications Commission ruling will impact many towing and wrecker companies using two-way radios, according to AAA Frequency Coordinator Gary Ruark. AAA provides FCC chartered frequency coordination services to the towing industry and all other Industrial/Business Pool licensees. The ruling, FCC Public Notice […]



Vermont Towing Association Mourns Loss of Founding Member

Aug 4th, 2011 | By | Category: National News

A longtime member of the Vermont Towing Association has passed away. Former member Elaine Stockwell of Stockwell’s Garage passed away at the age of 63 on July 19 at Gifford Medical Center in Randolph, Vt. Elaine was a founding member of the VTA and held […]



Battelini Wrecker Sales, NRC to Host Rotator Day Benefiting GSTA

Aug 3rd, 2011 | By | Category: National News

Battelini’s Wrecker Service of Landisville, N.J., in conjunction with NRC of Canada will host a Rotator Day on Sept. 17 to benefit the Garden State Towing Association Inc. of New Jersey, according to a press release. The full day event, sponsored by Battelini and in […]



TRAO Plans 2nd Celebrity Auction at Tow Show

Jul 21st, 2011 | By | Category: National News

The Towing and Recovery Association of Ohio announced their 2nd Celebrity Auction event to take place at the Midwest Regional Tow Show on Thursday, Sept. 22. The auction will benefit the Ohio Injured Driver’s Fund. Some of the items to be auctioned include: Lunch with […]



Towing and Recovery Association of Ohio Supports the Troops

Jul 20th, 2011 | By | Category: National News

The Towing and Recovery Association of Ohio will be collecting donations for our troops during the Midwest Regional Tow Show beginning Sept. 22. If you can help with a donation, please bring the following items to the show, place them in a barrel located outside […]