Truck of the Month

Van Wyk’s Breakdown Svc. Pty. Ltd. of Swaziland, Africa

Jan 11th, 2011 | By | Category: Truck of the Month

In recognition of Tow Times’ February International issue, we present this car carrier from Van Wyk’s Breakdown Svc. Pty. Ltd. in Lobamba, Swaziland, Africa. It’s a Mercedes-Benz Powerliner 1729 with EPS (Electronic Power Shift 16-speed ZF transmission). The deck was manufactured in Johannesburg, South Africa, […]



On the Road for Craig’s Towing & Recovery

Nov 17th, 2010 | By | Category: Truck of the Month

This 2005 International 4300 outfitted with a Jerr-Dan 19-foot 10,000-lb. deck with a wheel-lift works for Craig’s Towing & Recovery in Wilmington, Del. Features include extra diamond plate stainless steel, dual toolboxes, power/heated mirrors and lots of work lighting.



’79 4×4 Looks Good and Works Harder

Sep 17th, 2010 | By | Category: Truck of the Month

This 1979 4×4 International model 1824 has a 26,000-lb. GVW and 49,000 miles. Owned by George Hill of Hill Autobody & Towing in Ocean Park, Washington, the truck was originally a Washington state Fish and Wildlife dump truck. George Hill writes: “We found it on […]



Truck of the Month

Jul 1st, 2010 | By | Category: Truck of the Month

This 2005 Peterbilt 378 (475 hp Cummins and 18–speed transmission) packs a Century 1060S 60-ton rotator with a three-stage boom. Visual Towing in Memphis, Tennessee, offers a variety of services including emergency towing and recovery using a fleet of light- to heavy-duty trucks. Among other […]