Spotlight

Move Over Laws in the News

Aug 1st, 2014 | By | Category: Spotlight

Tow truck operators and Move Over laws have been the focus of numerous news reports across the nation and in Canada during recent months. A new report from Odessa, Texas, says that increased traffic due to the area’s oil boom translates into more accidents, and […]



What’s Your Most Expensive/Unusual Tow?

Jul 18th, 2014 | By | Category: Spotlight

Two questions: 1. What’s the most expensive vehicle you’ve ever towed? (Move a Rolls on your rollback or a Bentley on your bed? Send us a photo.) 2. What’s your most unusual tow? (No doubt about it — towers move some odd stuff from time […]



Clothesline Extraction

Jul 15th, 2014 | By | Category: Spotlight

Part of the Tow Times July issue heavy-duty special feature article “Power Lifts” focuses on NRC Industries “Days of Action” held May 3-4 at the Robert Young Sales and Service facility in Roanoke, Va. Robert Young has been an NRC dealer for approximately15 years and […]



Miller Industries Donates World’s Fastest Wrecker to Towing Museum

Jul 1st, 2014 | By | Category: Spotlight

In August 1979, two-time national stockcar champion Eddie Martin drove a 1979 Chevrolet equipped with a Holmes 440 wrecker around the Alabama International Speedway (Talladega) at speeds in excess of 130 mph. Official NASCAR electronic equipment recorded an average lap time of 109.330 mph and […]



We’re Down to the Wire…

Jun 27th, 2014 | By | Category: Features, Spotlight

The deadline to enter the 2014 Shine ‘n Star Contest — the industry’s largest tow truck photo beauty contest — is Monday, June 30. You can easily enter your tow trucks online. Just go to towtimes.com and click on the Shine n Star banner. Or […]



Miller Industries Invites You to a Plant Tour

Jun 20th, 2014 | By | Category: Spotlight

Traveling this summer in or near Chattanooga, Tennessee? Miller Industries invites you to stop by and tour their manufacturing plant located just a few exits from downtown Chattanooga. While there, visit the International Towing and Recovery Museum, the only recognized museum in the world honoring […]



Survivor Fund Receives $10,000 Donation from IAA

Jun 6th, 2014 | By | Category: Spotlight

The International Towing and Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum (ITRHFM) has announced that Insurance Auto Auctions (IAA), a business unit of KAR Auction Services (NYSE: KAR), and the leading live and live-online salvage auto auction company, donated $10,000 to the museum’s Survivor Fund. The […]



Second Annual Move Over Law Golf Tournament

May 30th, 2014 | By | Category: Spotlight

The Second Annual Move Over Law Golf Tournament, held on May 10 at the Boca Lago Country Club in Boca Raton, Fla., was a huge success. “We had over 90 golfers and almost 125 at the banquet, which included our awards presentations, raffle prize giveaway […]



Get Your Patriotic-themed Truck on Instagram

May 27th, 2014 | By | Category: Spotlight

It’s a red, white and blue tribute to the towing industry. Do you honor our great nation with a patriotic-themed truck, or a truck dedicated to the military? Submit a photo of your patriotic-themed truck on Instagram for a chance to have your photo appear […]



Video Captures Unveiling of the Century 1150R Rotator

May 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Features, Spotlight

A video produced by Miller Industries showcases the introduction of the new Century 1150R rotator at the Florida Tow Show®. Under police escort, it was the first public unveiling of the rotator. A large crowd was on hand to get a first-look at the rotator […]