Texas Towers Pull Together During Flood Relief Efforts

May 29th, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

As deadly flooding affects Texas, towing operators have been working around the clock to aid in rescuing people and vehicles. Tow Times spoke with a dispatcher at a Houston-area towing company. “It’s been extremely busy,” she said. “For us, the heaviest rains came on Sunday […]

Memorial Day History

May 22nd, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

Memorial Day — originally called Decoration Day — is a day of remembrance for those who have died in service of the United States of America. At first, the day was reserved to honor those who died while fighting in the Civil War, which took […]

Towing and Recovery Association of America Election Results

May 8th, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

On Friday, April 10, 2015, at its annual board meeting in Orlando, Fla., The Towing and Recovery Association of America announced the results of their recent elections. The new board members were sworn in at the time the results were announced. 2015-2017 TRAA Cabinet: President: […]

Towing Museum Needs Auction Donations

May 1st, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

The International Towing & Recovery Museum will be hosting its silent auction again this year on Friday, September 11, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. EST. This is a great fundraising opportunity for the museum and a lot of fun. The museum needs as many auction items […]

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 […]