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TRAA Call to Action – Proposed New Towing Law Added to 2015 Federal Highway Funding Legislation

Nov 6th, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

The following is a press release from the Towing and Recovery Association of America: Washington, DC, November 5, 2015– The Towing and Recovery Association of America, Inc.® (TRAA) has been closely monitoring H.R.2563 – State and Local Predatory Towing Enforcement Act since its introduction by […]



Join the World’s Largest Tow Truck Parade…

Oct 30th, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

…and give back to the community, showcase your company and the industry by participating in Tow Trucks for Tots, the annual event by Worldwide Equipment Sales of Rockdale, Ill. Date: Nov 8, 2015 Time: 5:00 a.m. Location: Hollywood Casino,
777 Hollywood Blvd., 
Joliet, IL 60436 The […]



Take the Tow Times 2015 Fleet Survey

Oct 23rd, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

You can do your part to help track towing equipment purchasing trends and provide valuable data on towing company call breakdowns and more by participating in the Tow Times 2015 Fleet Survey. It’s easy — just click the “Take the Tow Times 2015 Fleet Survey” […]



First Annual APTRA Move Over Awareness Day Tow Truck Parade

Oct 16th, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

The Arizona Professional Towing & Recovery Association (APTRA) is having its first annual Move Over Awareness Day on Saturday, October 17 — an all-day event for the whole family. Vendors will be onsite doing product demonstrations and free giveaways. Media coverage will be at the […]



Wisconsin Passes “Towing Industry Awareness Week”

Oct 5th, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

Kathy Sellner’s two-year effort to gain recognition for the Wisconsin towing and recovery industry has paid off. The Wisconsin Legislature has approved a resolution declaring the second week of September “Towing Industry Awareness Week.” “I believe this is a huge step for our industry,” said […]



Procession of Tow Trucks Honors John Martins

Oct 2nd, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

A large contingent of tow trucks are expected to fill a procession today in honor of John Martins, who owned Sterry Street Towing in Providence, Rhode Island and a number of other businesses in the New England area. Martins died on September 27th from injuries […]



Vote Now for the Shine ‘n Star People’s Choice Award

Sep 25th, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

Click on the Shine ‘n Star Voting Gallery banner (above right) to cast your online vote for the 2015 Shine ‘n Star People’s Choice Award. The People’s Choice Award is presented to the truck/company that accumulates the most online votes, so make your selection soon. […]



September Is National Preparedness Month

Sep 18th, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

In times of emergency such as flooding, hurricanes, winter storms, etc. towing and recovery operations are tasked to come to the rescue of motorists and to clear areas of stranded vehicles. September is National Preparedness Month, and Ready is a national public service advertising (PSA) […]



Tennessee Tow Show in the News

Sep 11th, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

The Tennessee Tow Show is in the news as the show is underway this weekend at the Chattanooga Convention Center. News items about the show and events taking place can be found on the The Chattanoogan website (chattanoogan.com), the Chattanooga Times Free Press (timesfreepress.com) and […]



Shine ‘n Star Public Gallery Now Open for Voting

Aug 28th, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

The 2015 Shine ‘n Star public gallery is now open for voting. Remember you can vote on only one entry so choose wisely (one vote per IP Address). Once you cast your vote, you cannot change it. All votes must be cast by midnight on […]