National News

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 […]



TRAA Announces Scholarship Winners, Next Board Meeting

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

The Towing and Recovery Association of America announced the names of their WTRAA Scholarship Recipients in their July Memo. The winners are as follows: Stephanie Siewart – $1,200, Concordia College Moorhead Kristen Robbins – $1,200, University of Indianapolis Bethany Hunley – $700, Kent State University […]



Professional Wrecker Operators of Florida Introduce 365 Club

Jul 12th, 2011 | By | Category: National News

The PWOF recently introduced the 365 Club to their members, according to their newsletter. This club provides members a means of offering additional support to their industry throughout the year by paying $1 a day for their dues in lieu of the regular $250 annual […]



AAA Presents Electric Vehicle Mobile Charging Unit to Electric Drive Transportation Association

Jun 28th, 2011 | By | Category: National News

AAA presented to the membership of the Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA) that it has a fully functioning electric vehicle mobile charging unit ready to deploy into its roadside assistance operations. The motor club was scheduled to unveil the latest addition to its fleet of […]



TTSA Jim Luce Memorial Scholarship Deadline Approaching

Jun 27th, 2011 | By | Category: National News

Texas Towing and Storage Association (TTSA) members, their families and their employees are eligible to apply for the Jim Luce Memorial Scholarship. Sons, daughters, nieces, nephews or grandchildren of members or member’s employees are eligible to apply. The scholarship is worth $1,000. The deadline to […]



Nebraska Governor Approves New Legislative Bill for Towers

Jun 22nd, 2011 | By | Category: National News

The State of Nebraska passed a new bill relating to the Nebraska rules of the road. LB 35 was passed to “provide and change exceptions to vehicle limits for towing disabled or wrecked vehicles, to provide liability and operation requirements, to define terms, to change […]



Pennsylvania Towing Association Prepares for Annual Event

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

The Pennsylvania Towing Association presents the 5th Annual “Hookin’ Up and Hangin’ Out” event on June 25 at Null’s Towing. There will be light, rollback, medium and heavy demonstrations, a Kids Rollover Event, motorcycle towing, lockouts, winching and recovery and dolly demonstrations. This is a […]



AAA Presents Electric Vehicle Mobile Charging Unit to Electric Drive Transportation Association

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

AAA presented to the membership of the Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA) that it has a fully functioning electric vehicle mobile charging unit ready to deploy into its roadside assistance operations. The motor club announced it will unveil the latest addition to its fleet of […]



First Heavy Truck Fuel-Efficiency Rule Sent to White House

Jun 16th, 2011 | By | Category: National News

The first-ever heavy-truck fuel-efficiency proposal has been sent to the White House Office of Management and Budget for review. Glen Kedzie, vice president and environmental affairs counsel for American Trucking Associations, said he believes the joint proposal from the Environmental Protection Agency and the National […]