TRAO Continuing Education

August 20, 2014By Tow ProfessionalIndustry News

TRAO held an Educational Seminar on May 10 at Great Wolf Lodge. The class was sponsored by Insurance Auto Auctions. Guest speakers included: Ray Rodecker, Ron Walters, Jay Howell & Renee Rios representing IAA, discussing Don’t Crush Your Cash/’How to make money and save money’; Bill Giorgis/Saginaw, MI discussed How to Define Equipment ‘Loss of … Read More

HAZMAT RESPONDER NETWORK

August 20, 2014By Tow ProfessionalIndustry News

HAZMAT RESPONDER NETWORK is a training program designed to certify Towing and Recovery Professionals to engage in the practice of cleaning up and disposing of spills related to transportation incidents, however not being limited to traffic accidents. Hazmat Technician training course satisfies the requirement of OSHA 29 CFR, 1910.120(q). That encompasses the “Awareness through Technician” … Read More

TIRED OF SHOUTING?

August 20, 2014By Tow ProfessionalIndustry News

Your team will appreciate the calm communication! Take your team’s skills from ordinary to EXTRAORDINARY. Communicate at whisper levels and perfect your process – up to eight crew can talk simultaneously no shouting necessary. Save time and money – your tows will be faster and safer! COMSTAR is not voice activated, and there are no … Read More

Education for the Towers in our State and Beyond

August 20, 2014By Tow ProfessionalIndustry News

We continue to strive to help our members as an association. For the California Tow Truck Association, one of our main focuses is education. Our Level 1 and Level 6 programs are both certified by the California Highway Patrol. Level 1 is our two-day course for light duty towing, with classroom and hands-on training. Students … Read More

American Towing and Recovery Institute

August 19, 2014By Tow ProfessionalIndustry News

American Towing & Recovery Institute proudly presented a check for $7640 to International Towing & Recovery Museum to be distributed between the general operating fund along with the Survivor Fund. The proceeds were generated from several sources: From class attendees choosing to play an estimate the force game at American Towing & Recovery Institute Training … Read More

New Pig

August 19, 2014By Tow ProfessionalIndustry News

New Pig is the No. 1 brand that helps companies manage leaks, drips and spills to protect workers, facilities and the environment. A multi-channel, multi-brand supplier of innovative liquid management solutions and industrial maintenance products serves industrial, commercial, utility, military and government facilities in 70 countries worldwide. The leading New Pig brands include the Original … Read More

Zip’s New and Improved Website

August 19, 2014By Tow ProfessionalIndustry News

Zip’s is thrilled to announce that www.zips.com will soon be unveiled to the towing industry. Aside from an updated look, the new website will offer a powerful way for our towing customers to sort through hundreds of pieces of towing equipment, and the industry’s largest selection of parts and accessories. The site is set to … Read More