2014 Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

Apr 4th, 2014 | By | Category: Spotlight

Source: International Towing and Recovery Hall of Fame & Museum Six outstanding industry leaders have been selected for induction into the International Towing and Recovery Hall of Fame as the Class of 2014. Derek Beahan (Dublin, Ireland), Mel Berman-Deceased (Tamarac, Florida), Julie A. Hanifen (Des […]

Tow Operator is Finalist in Cold Crew Contest

Mar 28th, 2014 | By | Category: Features, Spotlight

Nominations for the third annual Cintas & Carhartt Cold Crew Contest have closed and Eric McDaniels, a tow truck driver from Orland Park, Ill., has been selected from thousands of entries as a Top 10 Finalist. Online voting took place through March 31, and the […]

TRAA Launches New Website

Mar 20th, 2014 | By | Category: Spotlight

The Towing & Recovery Association of America (TRAA) has launched its new website, The new site has been designed to enhance TRAA’s interaction with members, offering easily updated content. “We thank towPartners for their tremendous assistance with the development of this new and exciting […] Celebrates 13 Years of Service to the Towing Industry.

Mar 7th, 2014 | By | Category: Spotlight

Congratulations to the Tow411 Towing Information Network, which is celebrating 13 years of service. Members are invited to visit to offer well wishes. The site posts that each member responding will be placed in a drawing for an International Towing and Recovery Hall of […]

Towing & Recovery Management Summit

Feb 28th, 2014 | By | Category: Spotlight

The Towing & Recovery Management Summit is the industry’s first forum specifically for towing company owners and key managers. The concept – a true educational summit with instructors who provide business advice and guidance – is new for the towing industry and long overdue as […]

Take the Tow Times Reader Profile Survey

Feb 21st, 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? The information will be used for articles in upcoming issues of Tow Times as well as help us determine what topics […]

Mel Berman 4/7/1937 -1/24/2014

Feb 15th, 2014 | By | Category: Spotlight

Compiled from a January 24 2014 press release from B/A Products Co.: It is with great sadness that we make you aware of the passing of Mel Berman, the founder of B/A Products Co. He died on January 24, surrounded by his family, after a […]

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 […]