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New Jersey

Mar 8th, 2013 | By | Category: New Jersey, State Associations

Garden State Towing Association Inc. (New Jersey) P.O. Box 768 Red Bank, NJ 07701 Phone: 732-530-4782 Fax: 732-530-0205 Website: www.gsta.org Email: mlb@gsta.org



Kearny, N.J., Towing Operators Seek Rate Increase

Apr 25th, 2011 | By | Category: National News, New Jersey

Towing operators in Kearny, N.J., are asking the city for a rate increase on what they can charge for towing and storage. A news report said representatives from Moran Towing and Afton Auto told city officials that rising fuel and insurance costs have increased the […]



New Jersey Tractor-Trailer Goes Missing From Towing Lot

Mar 28th, 2011 | By | Category: National News, New Jersey

New Jersey authorities are investigating the theft of a trailer containing $143,000 worth of copper wire from a towing company’s parking lot, according to a news report. Officials say a tractor-trailer carrying 14 reels of the wire from Edison to Clifton broke down around midnight […]



New Jersey Bill Aims to Eliminate Storage Fees When Companies Are Closed

Mar 10th, 2011 | By | Category: National News, New Jersey

A Hoboken, N.J., bill that will prohibit private towing companies from charging storage fees on the days the establishments are closed was advanced yesterday by the Assembly’s Consumer Affairs Committee, according to a news report. The provisions of the bill would only apply toward non-consensual […]



After Storm, New Jersey Towing Operators Re-unite Motorists with Vehicles

Feb 1st, 2011 | By | Category: National News, New Jersey

In the aftermath of a major December storm that stranded scores of motorists in the Northeast, New Jersey’s Garden State Towing Association (GSTA) issued a press release when motorists had difficulty locating their towed vehicles. “Towing companies helped hundreds of stranded motorists through one of […]



Tewksbury Township To Discuss Towing Regulations

Jan 18th, 2011 | By | Category: National News, New Jersey, State By State News

The Tewksbury, New Jersey, Township Committee meeting scheduled for Feb. 8 will include public hearings on a number of ordinances, including new towing regulations, according to a news report. The regulations would pertain to the towing of vehicles parked on private property without the property […]



New Jersey Man Killed Clearing Snow from Flatbed Tow Truck

Jan 12th, 2011 | By | Category: National News, New Jersey, State By State News

A man clearing snow from a flatbed tow truck at a central New Jersey towing business was killed when the bed was lowered, crushing him. Police say Thomas Serinese, 47, of Burlington, died Wednesday morning January 12. According to news reports, Serinese and another employee […]



New Jersey DOT to Reimburse Motorists Caught in Storm

Jan 5th, 2011 | By | Category: National News, New Jersey, State By State News

The New Jersey Department of Transportation has announced they will reimburse motorists for reasonable towing costs associated with last week’s storm, according to a news report. In a statement issued by the department Monday, Jan. 3, 2011, motorists who required towing during the historic blizzard […]



Police Say Man Stole Car by Having it Towed

Oct 15th, 2010 | By | Category: National News, New Jersey, State By State News

After an Irvington, New Jersey, man failed in his attempt to steal a car from a convenience store, he had it towed to his home, police say. Oneil N. Swaby, 21, was arrested Wednesday, October 13, and charged with theft of a motor vehicle after […]



New Jersey Tow Truck Driver Saves Woman Crushed Under Tractor-Trailer

Oct 11th, 2010 | By | Category: National News, New Jersey

A Robbinsville, New Jersey, tow truck driver is credited with saving the life of a 55-year-old woman whose car was crushed in a crash involving three tractor-trailers Friday, October 8, according to a news report. Witnesses said driver for Mackeys Towing, Robert Schear, 26, of […]