Truck of the Month

1st Response Towing & Recovery

Mar 23rd, 2011 | By | Category: Truck of the Month

This photo of a 2008 Ford F-550 with a Jerr-dan self loader was sent by 1st Response Towing & Recovery in Largo, Florida. It has a twin-line boom and loads of custom airbrush work. Over 100 flashing LED lights are located throughout the entire truck.



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 […]