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Calling All Antique Tow Trucks — Join the Parade

Mar 11th, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

This year’s Tennessee Tow Show celebration of the industry’s 100th year, in conjunction with the International Towing & Recovery Museum, will feature a 100-tow truck parade through the heart of Chattanooga on Saturday night — and the more antique trucks the better. Have an antique or older-model […]



Registration is Open for the 2016 Towing & Recovery Summit in St. Louis

Feb 19th, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

The 2016 Towing & Recovery Summit is moving to St. Louis, Missouri, where the focus will be enabling towing company owners and managers to improve the profit margins of their businesses. The towing and recovery industry continues to face challenges – from driver retention and […]



TRAIL-EZE Makes Commitment to Survivor Fund

Feb 11th, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

Equipment trailer manufacturer TRAIL-EZE Trailers has pledged financial support for the Survivor Fund program for 2016 and beyond. The South Dakota-based firm said it will donate an amount for each unit sold to towing companies. “That number could be substantial,” said Don Huber, Eastern sales […]



Tipsy Tow Can be the Right Call for Super Bowl Fans

Feb 5th, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

While football fans celebrate Super Bowl 50 featuring the Panthers versus the Broncos, those who celebrate too much have the option of calling for a free local tow home from towing companies participating in programs such as AAA’s Tipsy Tow. The program, available to the […]



Driver Safety Training Survey

Jan 26th, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

Please give us a few minutes of your time to take a 13-question survey on driver safety training. Responses will be used for articles in upcoming issues of Tow Times and help us determine topics to address in the magazine. All responses are confidential. Click […]



Towing Companies Assist Motorists as Major Storm Lashes Northeast

Jan 22nd, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

Towing companies across the eastern United States are in the news as a major storm of snow, ice and severe weather moves across the area. Motorists needing assistance on roadways due to accidents and inoperable vehicles are keeping towing operations busy around the clock, sometimes […]



1946 Chevrolet Ramp Truck for Sale by Museum

Jan 8th, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

Tow Times has been informed that the International Towing & Recovery Museum has placed a 1946 Chevrolet Ramp Truck for bidding on eBay and proceeds from the sale benefit the museum. Built on a 1986 Chevrolet one-ton Chassis with Hodges Ramp bed, the following text […]



Happy New Year

Dec 31st, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

Have a Safe and Prosperous 2016 — From the Tow Times Staff



Free New Year’s Towing Offer Safe Alternatives to Drinking and Driving

Dec 31st, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

New Year’s holiday revelers who have imbibed too much have a safe alternative to drinking and driving thanks to towing companies across the country offering free tows home for motorists and their vehicles. Programs such as AAA’s Tipsy Tow, Tow-for-Life and Tow To Go have […]



Goliath Continues to Spread Winter Highway Havoc

Dec 29th, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

Winter storm “Goliath” has brought snow, ice and powerful winds to the Southern Plains and Midwest and continues on to the Northeast, where snow alerts and bans, poor driving conditions and dropping temperatures have tow operators busy. News stories from the Midwest to Northeast focus […]