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  2. Introducing the new Metro Light Duty wireless tow lights. This is a pre launch announcement. We are so excited to share this news with you that we could not wait. You may have seen many other manufacturers that build wireless tow lights, you may be even be thinking is just another wireless tow light. At Metro we look at it from the operators safety requirements and the buyers financial perspective. At Metro Tow Trucks we know we need a better product that ensures better safety for the operators while still being affordable. The Metro light duty wireless tow light does both. The new Metro wireless tow lights come with the following standard features. Run, stop, left or right turn. Flash/strobe and Back up /work light. The Metro wireless tow lights comes in very durable and waterproof enclosures. Standard 4 pin trailer connector with built in wireless transmitter , a pair of led wireless tow lights with built in independent wireless receiver's, anti scratch magnets long life lithium ion batteries, Led lights, side marker lights, individual charging ports and a two port cigarette lighter charger. We will be displaying the Metro Wireless light duty lights at the American Tow man exposition, December 4th to the 7th. Metro Tow Trucks will be raffling off 5 sets. The winners can pick them up or they will be shipped for free of charge anywhere in the Canada USA and Hawaii. If you want to enter the raffle, all you need to do is like and share our post. Every share you make or like will give you on entry ballot for the raffle. The more likes and shares the better odds of winning. Encourage your friends, family and coworkers to like and share it also. Be sure to share to the groups where you are a member as long as it doesn't breach the moderators rules. Pricing and our marketing package will be posted on our corporate Facebook book pages. Watch our Metro Tow Trucks and Metro Tow Store Facebook page for pricing. Thanks for watching and be sure to like . Be safe out there. Metro Tow Trucks
  3. It could be an agency requirement. The CHP says towers cannot photo any sdene without prior permission from the officer on scene. It's not an unreasonable policy. R.
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  5. American Towman shared these videos on FB LIVE.
  6. I agree. You never know what is going through a persons mind today, and or what their intentions are. Once you have clients in your vehicle, you should use due diligence to ensure that they are transported to their destination in the most safest, direct route possible. Driving down the highway is perilous enough. Stopping on the roadside not only heightens your chances for a collision, but subjects everyone to the unknown dangers of the subject you are engaging.
  7. We can do most of what we need while LE is finishing their side of things. We are almost always there before we are needed.
  8. There are not many images of tow shows as there was in the past. Why is that?
  9. How SAD and this could have been one of us this nut job shot when we went to tow his crap. ANGRY
  10. Are there any better pictures of the tie down. What are the odds this driver did it right? What If the vehicle had come off the deckand it could have hit another vehicle? the outcome would have been much different. We should all take note!!!
  11. Was the seminar well attended, the video didn't look like many people there when the doors opened. But, I found an outside training event that was active. Looked HOT
  12. For us HONK Ranks #1 at the current time. We all know that can change, we hope it holds.
  13. Been using Xpress Pay since November, anyone else use it?
  14. Thanks for Sharing Honk has worked well for us here. Can't say the same for AGERO/SWOOP SWOOP just had to say it twice.
  15. First there has to be more to this story, there always is... Would have never gotten that far and the driver full of rage would have gotten back in his car. Both of us would have been on the phone to the police at the same time. Only I would have had the video evidence of the attack.
  16. Occurred on April 28, 2019 / Peyton, Colorado, USA
  17. Fire and rescue crews worked to free a woman trapped in her vehicle Friday after a car and truck collided on Lisbon Street. LEWISTON — At least one person was seriously injured Friday night when a car and tow truck collided head-on Lisbon Street. The crash was first reported at about 7:30 p.m. Nearly an hour later, rescue crews were struggling to extricate a woman from her mangled vehicle. The vehicles collided on a stretch of Lisbon Street beneath the turnpike overpass, a short distance from North Lisbon Road. Witnesses reported the tow truck, which had a car strapped to its bed, burst into flames after the impact. A video from another driver’s dash cam shows the tow truck heading outbound on Lisbon Street moments before the crash. The truck is seen weaving into oncoming traffic several times. Police shut down a long section of Lisbon Street while fire and rescue crews attempted to free the woman in the car. Traffic was detoured in several areas, including down Westminster Street on one end and Old Lisbon Street on the other. The street beneath the overpass was jammed with emergency vehicles, including firetrucks and ambulances. At about 8:25 p.m., it was reported that the woman had been freed from her vehicle and was being taken to Central Maine Medical Center. No further information about her condition was available. Police were expected to keep part of Lisbon Street closed as a reconstruction got underway as part of their investigation. RESOURCE LINK
  18. HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Fists went flying during traffic on Highway 6 near Bellaire Boulevard and it was all caught on camera. It happened Friday afternoon: a wrecker was blocking part of the road when an impatient passenger got out of the car and confronted the tow truck driver, according to a witness. Video shows the much smaller man being knocked on the ground before getting up and trying to pick up where he left off. A female driver then enters the picture and breaks up the fight. After that, the wrecker driver is seen pulling off and the driver and her passenger also departs. ABC13 reached out to the woman but she has not responded. RESOURCE LINK with video
  19. Day 2 of the Dallas Tow Show OMG Tow Marketing. Booth 729
  20. This data was obtained from Motorsport.com Cla # Driver Manufacturer Time Gap Mph 1 11 Denny Hamlin Toyota 14.848 129.230 2 42 Kyle Larson Chevrolet 14.874 0.026 129.004 3 19 Martin Truex Jr. Toyota 14.875 0.027 128.995 4 1 Kurt Busch Chevrolet 14.896 0.048 128.813 5 10 Aric Almirola Ford 14.901 0.053 128.770 6 9 Chase Elliott Chevrolet 14.923 0.075 128.580 7 95 Matt DiBenedetto Toyota 14.937 0.089 128.460 8 4 Kevin Harvick Ford 14.940 0.092 128.434 9 20 Erik Jones Toyota 14.945 0.097 128.391 10 88 Alex Bowman Chevrolet 14.963 0.115 128.236 11 22 Joey Logano Ford 14.976 0.128 128.125 12 12 Ryan Blaney Ford 14.981 0.133 128.082 13 2 Brad Keselowski Ford 14.997 0.149 127.946 14 6 Ryan Newman Ford 15.002 0.154 127.903 15 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Ford 15.028 0.180 127.682 16 38 David Ragan Ford 15.053 0.205 127.470 17 8 Daniel Hemric Chevrolet 15.084 0.236 127.208 18 41 Daniel Suarez Ford 15.088 0.240 127.174 19 3 Austin Dillon Chevrolet 15.116 0.268 126.938 20 14 Clint Bowyer Ford 15.129 0.281 126.829 21 24 William Byron Chevrolet 15.166 0.318 126.520 22 43 Darrell Wallace Jr. Chevrolet 15.188 0.340 126.337 23 47 Ryan Preece Chevrolet 15.192 0.344 126.303 24 13 Ty Dillon Chevrolet 15.225 0.377 126.030 25 21 Paul Menard Ford 15.243 0.395 125.881 26 32 Corey Lajoie Ford 15.273 0.425 125.633 27 36 Chase Briscoe Ford 15.275 0.427 125.617 28 34 Michael McDowell Ford 15.311 0.463 125.322 29 37 Chris Buescher Chevrolet 15.314 0.466 125.297 30 48 Jimmie Johnson Chevrolet 15.331 0.483 125.158 31 18 Kyle Busch Toyota 15.340 0.492 125.085 32 00 Landon Cassill Chevrolet 15.366 0.518 124.873 33 51 B.J. McLeod Chevrolet 15.468 0.620 124.050 34 27 Quin Houff Chevrolet 15.579 0.731 123.166 35 53 Josh Bilicki Chevrolet 15.631 0.783 122.756 36 54 J.J. Yeley Ford 15.732 0.884 121.968 37 77 Reed Sorenson Chevrolet 15.733 0.885 121.960 38 52 Kyle Weatherman Chevrolet 15.786 0.938 121.551 39 15 Ross Chastain Chevrolet 15.840 0.992 121.136
  21. I assume you found their site for information? http://www.truhitch.com/ I work on a fleet of utility equipment. When any of our heaver units requires a tow, such as our IH Paystar 5000 mounted with a 170 foot reach Bronto Skyreach, the towing contractor always arrives with their Tru-Hitch. The all wheel drive Paystar is very top heavy an just makes scale.
  22. I was called for a 13,000lb forklift leaning on a house, I brought my 1981 Kenworth W900A with a Holmes 750. Found an all terrain forklift had fallen fully extended into a house on a steep side incline. Structural steel was damaged when the forklift went over. I rigged to the boom of the forklift with a continuous loop in a choker fashion to prevent shifting as it came upright, rigged directly off the mast for a side pull with the outrigger down. Blocking front & rear of the low side wheels on the lift & parking brake set I winched it upright, as it was clear of the building & upright I had the operator start the machine & lower the boom as I kept tension with the winch.
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  24. The American Towing & Recovery Institute will begin a 3 day super sale starting Monday.... Quantities are limited so speak up quickly! Buy two, get two FREE on Yoke super high quality ALLOY screw pin shackles... approved for OSHA overhead lifting! NOTE BUY 2 - GET 2 on these sizes only! 3/4 inch 7 ton, (carbon steel is rated at 4.75 ton) $30.74ea 7/8 inch 9.5 ton (carbon steel is rated at 6.5 ton} $ 44.74ea Shipping to usps adresses (on 4 shackles) $ 14.70 4 3/4 in yoke shackles = $ 76.18 includes shipping 4 7/8 in yoke shackles = $ 104.18 includes shipping This special price is available three days only and for phone orders or pm us your email address and items wanted and we can send you a paypal invoice. 8-807 / Forged Alloy Anchor shackle -Shackles are Type Approved by DNV & ABS. -Shackles are forged alloy steel with alloy pin. -Size & Working Load Limit permanently shown on each shackle. -All shackles with Batch Code which links to Test Certificate and quality traceability. -100% magnaflux crack detection during manufacturing. -20,000 cycle fatigue rated to 1.5 times Working Load Limit. ★ Minimum Ultimate Load is 5 times the Working Load Limit. -Maximum Proof Load is 2 times the Working Load Limit. -YOKE 8-807 Screw Pin Anchor Shackles meet the performance requirements of Federal Specification RR-C-271D, Type 4A , Grade B, Class 2.
  25. Hard Hit indeed. Driver had to feel that. Hope you get more than scrap price out of the junker.
  26. Dream Big on what your next Wrecker! Visit our booth at the TowExpo in Grapevine, TX Randy and Curtis from Peak Wrecker make your dreams come true
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