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Cintas & Carhartt launch new Tough Crew Contest

Jan 2nd, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

For the past four years, Cintas & Carhartt have partnered to recognize individuals who withstand tough working conditions. This year, they’ve launched the Tough Crew Contest, a new program designed to pay tribute to hard-working crews throughout North America. Contestants are encouraged to share how […]



Towing Companies Offer Alternatives to Drinking and Driving

Dec 26th, 2014 | By | Category: Spotlight

Towing companies across the nation are participating in programs to curb holiday drinking and driving. Nationwide programs such as AAA’s Tipsy Tow and Tow To Go offers AAA members and non-members who have had too much to drink a free ride home for them and […]



Merry Christmas from Tow Times

Dec 24th, 2014 | By | Category: Spotlight


Tow Trucks for Tots Parade

Dec 19th, 2014 | By | Category: Spotlight

On November 9, towers participated in the seventh annual Worldwide Equipment Sales Tow Trucks for Tots parade. Tow Trucks for Tots is a not-for-profit organization with the mission to help less fortunate children in the community, which has led to three goals for the program: […]



Florida Group Funds Billboard to Raise Move Over Law Awareness

Dec 12th, 2014 | By | Category: Spotlight

James Jennings of Emerald Transportation Corporation with locations in Pompano Beach and Boca Raton, Fla., sends this photo of a billboard located on I-95 and Copans Road in Broward County. This billboard is sponsored by the group Towers with a Heart to honor tow truck […]



North Carolina Towers Mourn Loss of Fallen Towing Company Owner

Dec 5th, 2014 | By | Category: Spotlight

North Carolina towing operators are calling for motorists to heed the state’s Move Over law following the death of Jeff Rackley, 44, owner of Jeff’s Wrecker Services in Rocky Mount. According to news reports, on Monday, December 1, at approximately 4 p.m., Rackley was assisting […]



Pennsylvania State Police Terminates Agreement with AutoReturn

Nov 13th, 2014 | By | Category: Spotlight

News is spreading across the industry that the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) has terminated its agreement with California-based third-party police dispatch service AutoReturn. The controversial dispatch service contracts with municipalities to take over dispatching functions, contracting with local towers who are placed on an AutoReturn […]



Bob Cortes Elected as Florida State House Representative

Nov 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Spotlight

On November 4, Longwood, Fla., towing company owner Bob Cortes was elected as the Florida’s State House District 30 Representative over his one-term incumbent opponent. He becomes the first towing business owner in Florida to be elected to the State House of Representatives. “I am […]



Sunday, November 9: Tow Trucks for Tots Parade

Nov 7th, 2014 | By | Category: Spotlight

On November 9 more than 300 tow trucks will line up outside of Hollywood Casino in Joliet, Ill., to participate in the seventh annual Worldwide Equipment Sales Tow Trucks for Tots parade. Tow Trucks for Tots is a not-for-profit organization created by Worldwide Equipment Sales, […]



Allstate Roadside Services Launches Advocacy Campaign to Raise Awareness of Move Over Laws

Oct 28th, 2014 | By | Category: Spotlight

NORTHBROOK, Ill. – Oct. 28, 2014 – More than one tow truck operator is killed every week by motorists. Today, to honor the men and women who have lost their lives during service, Allstate Roadside Services has teamed up with the International Towing and Recovery […]