New Light-N-Carry COB LED Flood Light

February 13, 2019By Tow ProfessionalIndustry News

Clore Automotive introduces a new 1500 Lumen COB LED Flood Light, Model No. LNC2251, from Light-N-Carry. The LNC2251 is an ideal answer when it comes to the tasks of Area/Flood/Site (A/F/S) light illumination. Whether on a building site, in an industrial environment or in an automotive garage, Light-N-Carry A/F/S lighting solutions provide bright illumination, long run times and easy recharging. The LNC2251 combines advanced COB technology, … Read More

TRAA Launches New Certification Program

February 13, 2019By Tow ProfessionalIndustry News

The Towing and Recovery Association of America, Inc.® (TRAA) is proud to announce its launch of the all-new Towing & Recovery Support Certification Program™ (TRSCP™). This innovative certification program, which took effect January 1st, is designed specifically for professionals that aid in incident clearance but are not themselves towing operators; the first program of its kind! Dispatchers, office managers, and administrative staff have a vital … Read More

Counterweighted Winch Bumper

February 13, 2019By Tow ProfessionalIndustry News

JERR-DAN When industry experience counts, Jerr-Dan’s counterweight accessories for Standard Duty and Heavy-Duty Wreckers deliver. The Jerr-Dan Counterweighted Winch Bumper is available with a Pre-Runner Bar and without a Pre-Runner Bar. The Counterweighted Winch Bumper (not painted) is the ideal aftermarket accessory with the following features: • For Ford F450 and F550 • Model years … Read More

JERR-DAN

January 22, 2019By Tow ProfessionalCompany Spotlight, Industry News

JERR-DAN ADDS TO ITS BEST-IN-CLASS CARRIER LINEUP WITH DEBUT OF HEAVY DUTY JD10XLP CARRIER Carrier features lighter weight, higher performing industrial bed. Carrier features lighter weight, higher performing industrial bed Hagerstown, MD (November 17, 2018) – Jerr-Dan Corporation, an Oshkosh Corporation company (NYSE:OSK) and a single brand leader in the towing and recovery business, has … Read More

“Bobby’s Law”

January 22, 2019By Tow ProfessionalIndustry News

Linda Unruh says “Move Over One” in New Mexico Last month while in Baltimore, I had the pleasure of meeting Linda Unruh. Linda has been in towing for 30 years, and I learned that it all came about because of a bet: Two friends of Linda’s told her that there was no way a woman … Read More

2ndAnnual “Slow Down,Move Over” Rally

January 22, 2019By Tow ProfessionalIndustry News

In the state of Alabama on December the 9th, towers across the state gathered at Garywood Assembly of God for the 2nd Annual “Slow Down, Move Over” Rally. Wes Passmore of Classic Towing & Recovery started the rally on the anniversary of the death of his driver and friend, John Hubbard. John Hubbard was struck … Read More

Decisions, Decisions, Decisions

June 4, 2016By Tow Professional

As the owner of a tow company you have to wear many hats. You have to be a sales person, and accountant, a computer expert, a mechanic, a tow truck driver, not to mention all the employee problems you will face. Decisions, decisions, decisions, you make them all day long. When I ran my company … Read More

Towing Industry Software and Creative Destruction

September 3, 2015By Tow ProfessionalSoftware Spotlight

Before we discuss software, and more specifically VTS Systems software, let’s talk about technology. The problem with technology is that it is always changing; stepping back in time to our great grandfather’s era when Ernest Holmes created the first tow truck, the concept was revolutionary and this man’s vision created the tow industry we know … Read More

Towbook

September 3, 2015By Tow ProfessionalSoftware Spotlight

In today’s highly competitive market, the never ending battle to improve performance has owners and managers always looking for new ways to reduce costs and increase productivity. Never before have businesses been challenged to operate as efficiently as they are in today’s environment. Towing software, in particular cloud-based towing software, is a tool that’s making … Read More