Spotlight

Flatbed Tow Truck Stolen from Port Charlotte, Florida Business

Feb 7th, 2014 | By | Category: Spotlight

Sheriff’s Office detectives are looking for a brightly-painted flatbed tow truck that was taken from a local towing business last weekend. The owner of Clune’s Auto Body Inc., located at 23415 Janice Avenue in Charlotte Harbor, reported that when he arrived at work on Monday […]



Crouch’s Wrecker and Equipment Sales Expands Florida Location

Jan 31st, 2014 | By | Category: Spotlight

Over six years ago, Crouch’s Wrecker and Equipment Sales branched into Florida, offering the Sunshine State towing and recovery industry the same level of quality sales, parts and service on which they built a 25-year reputation in Tennessee. The Florida location has continued to grow […]



Wicked Weather in Maine

Jan 24th, 2014 | By | Category: Spotlight

David Adley of Adley’s Auto Sales & Service in Rumford, Maine, sent this Wicked Weather photo of one of the typical slide-offs the company has serviced in Maine’s Western Mountains. Owner (and dad) Brad Adley says the weather at elevation in the mountains has been […]



Tow Times Reader Profile Survey

Jan 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Spotlight

Dear Towing Industry Professional, Can we have a few minutes of your time to take a brief, 23-question survey to update our Reader Profile? Information will be used for articles in upcoming issues of Tow Times as well as help us determine what topics you […]



Northeast Storm Generates Wicked Weather for Tow Operators

Jan 3rd, 2014 | By | Category: Spotlight

The massive winter storm that has pummeled the northeast also has towing operators working overtime. Snow, ice and deep cold took its toll on vehicles, and news stories across the northeast states document the role of towing and recovery operations to clear roadways of disabled […]



2014 Hall of Fame Nominations Deadline

Dec 20th, 2013 | By | Category: Spotlight

Towing and Recovery Hall of Fame nominations are now being accepted for the Class of 2014. The nomination process can be long and tedious so it is imperative that all nominations are received no later than December 31, 2013. The Class of 2014 Nomination Forms […]



James David Jones 1934 – 2013

Dec 13th, 2013 | By | Category: Spotlight

As William Shakespeare said, “Some are born great, some achieve greatness and some have greatness thrust upon them.” We are not sure which occurred for James David Jones — because all seem to embrace who he was — but we do know that he was […]



Dave Jones 1934—2013

Dec 9th, 2013 | By | Category: Spotlight

It is with sadness that TT Publications Inc. announces the passing of our President Dave Jones on Sunday, December 8. Dave has been an icon in the towing industry, with towing friends across the world. The family requests privacy during this time of grief. Arrangements […]



Towing Museum Announces 100 Years of Towing Logo

Dec 2nd, 2013 | By | Category: Spotlight

Source: International Towing and Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum The International Towing and Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum (ITRHFM) has announced the release of the logo for the 100th anniversary of the invention of the tow truck, as well as perpetual license allowing […]



Helping Others This Thanksgiving

Nov 27th, 2013 | By | Category: Spotlight

Small gestures can go a long way — the spirit of Thanksgiving and helping those in need has traveled across the nation. These towing companies have shown their generosity by giving back to the community: AAA in Northern California and Budget Towing delivered 10 tons […]