Spotlight

Enter the 2015 Shine ‘n Star Contest Through Facebook

Apr 23rd, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

For the first time ever, Tow Times will be accepting official 2015 Shine ‘n Star entries via Facebook. Head over to our Tow Times Facebook page and click the “Shine ‘n Star 2015″ tab. You may also enter without logging into Facebook here. Be sure […]



Funeral Services and Tow Truck Procession for Rickey G. Oliver

Apr 21st, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

Rickey G. Oliver, 59, of Griffith, Indiana, passed away Friday, April 17, 2015. He was employed with Double T Towing. He was also formerly employed at Ace Garage and Bert’s Towing. Funeral services will beheld Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 10 a.m. at First Church […]



2015 Florida Tow Show Raffle Truck Winner

Apr 17th, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

Tom Haskins from All Service Citgo in Bennington, Vt., was the lucky winner of this year’s Florida Tow Show Raffle Truck. The winning ticket was drawn Saturday evening, April 11, in the Miller Industries booth at the 2015 Florida Tow Show in Orlando. Haskins and […]



Enter the 2015 Shine ‘n Star Contest

Apr 3rd, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

It’s time to submit your photos to the 2015 Shine ’n Star tow truck beauty contest — the industry’s largest tow truck photo beauty contest. It’s free to enter, and there are 16 great prizes for winners in five categories: light-duty, medium-duty, heavy-duty, car carrier […]



TT Publications Inc. Announces Dave Jones Leadership Award

Mar 27th, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

At the 2014 Hall of Fame Reunion, Dave Jones’ son Jamie Jones, TT Publications President Michael McGovern and Tow Times Publisher Clarissa Powell announced the creation of the Dave Jones Leadership Award. “Dave was an amazing icon in the towing and recovery industry,” Powell said […]



Geoff Russell and Tom Tedford to Host Roundtable Sessions at 2015 Tow Management Summit in New Orleans

Mar 13th, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

Geoff Russell, owner of Kauff’s Transportation in West Palm Beach, Fla., and Tom Tedford, Senior Vice President of United Road Towing, Glastonbury, Conn., will each host a roundtable at this year’s Towing & Recovery Management Summit, July 15 – 17 in New Orleans. Russell will […]



Tow Truck Move Over Law on Wisconsin Digital Message Signs

Mar 6th, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

The following is a message from Dan Johnson, vice president of the Wisconsin Motor Carrier Association: “We are very pleased to report progress on a request made by Wisconsin Towing Association (WTA) Chair Jamon Ingelse and Vice Chair Shawn Topel to the Department of Transportation […]



Massachusetts’ Statewide Towing Association Tow Truck Procession Honors Kevin St. Pierre

Feb 27th, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

The following is a press release from the Statewide Towing Association On Saturday, February 21, the towing industry bid farewell to Kevin St. Pierre, a 22-year-old tow truck driver killed in the line of duty. Kevin was struck and killed while loading a vehicle in […]



California Based UCMCS Releases Video

Feb 20th, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

The following is a press release from the United Coalition for Motor Club Safety: The United Coalition for Motor Club Safety (UCMCS) has produced a poignant video (click here to watch the video) to help educate the public about our industry — the risks towers […]



Tow Truck Operator’s Death Spurs Calls to Obey Move Over Laws

Feb 13th, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

Tow truck operators are calling for motorists to obey Move Over laws after the death of fellow operator Kevin St. Pierre, 22, of Southbridge, Mass. According to news reports, St. Pierre, who worked for Sturbridge Service Center in Sturbridge, Mass., was loading a disabled vehicle […]