Working Together. Succeeding Together. Teamwork in Action.

When people ask me how an organization the size of Insurance Auto Auctions (IAA) operates so smoothly, I like to tell them our success is a result of teamwork in action. Whether it’s internal or external, our combined achievements depend on a network of talented people with a passion for the automotive auction industry working … Read More

TRAFFIC INCIDENT MANAGEMENT IN HAZARDOUS MATERIALS SPILLS IN INCIDENT CLEARANCE

By US Department of Highway Administration Office of Operations National Tow Truck Driver Certification Towing & Recovery Association of America (TRAA) represents the towing and recovery industry on a national level. This group has recognized that the tow truck driver can also be a valuable contributor to the safe, quick clearance of an incident. With … Read More

What are your plans for 2015

The New Year has kicked off and this is a good time to take a look at your business and make changes or adjustments to your business operates. You know the saying “ the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results” Well, that’s how a lot of … Read More

Caesar, The Mule

I heard a funny story about a farmer who had a mule name Caesar that fell into an abandoned well fifty feet deep. The farmer really loved this old mule. When he surveyed the situation, he realized there was no way to rescue old Caesar. The well was very narrow, and Caesar was crammed at … Read More

High-Visibility Clothing: Protection from Traffic, Harsh Weather and More

By Don Kubly, Technical Support – AW Direct Tow truck operators work in an environment where personal protective clothing is a must to be safe on the job. Wearing high-visibility clothing when on a roadway and around or near moving traffic makes the operator more visible. Protective clothing is available for when an operator is … Read More