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CTTA last won the day on June 25 2019

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    Sacramento, CA

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    California Tow Truck Association

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  1. Congrats, Clarissa! From all of us at the California Tow Truck Association, thank you for everything you do for our Industry!
  2. Tow Truck Drivers to Lead Funeral Procession for Slain Driver The funeral procession for a tow truck driver killed when a driver drove off the road and struck him will be lead by his colleagues. Timothy Williams, 55, was killed on February 7, 2020 while attempting to load a vehicle onto his tow truck. Christopher Rice was driving a vehicle that left the roadway and struck Williams while he was next to the truck, killing him. A driver with Affordable Towing, Williams was beloved among his co-workers both with Affordable Towing and other companies. Several of those drivers will be leading the processional for Williams after a Saturday memorial. The memorial will take place at noon at Freedom City Church, located at the corner North Broadway and West Division. The procession will then take place from the church to Williams’ final resting place at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. According to organizers of the procession, light and medium service trucks should stage at the Cox North Hospital parking lot. Heavy trucks and rotators are to park in legal parking areas along North Booneville south of Division. Drivers who wish to honor Williams by participating in the procession can contact Mike Phillips at Affordable Towing at 417-848-9764 or Ruben James Carver at 417-599-6731. https://ozarksindependent.com/2020/02/14/tow-truck-drivers-to-lead-funeral-procession-for-slain-driver/?fbclid=IwAR1m8iBkiMifoZMSVlYirvoHjXss-8fLX3gHIHpkT_gDfMYhSJUOUlmva4I
  3. At our January Board of Directors Meeting, retiring owner Terry Jordan of Dietz Towing was honored with a special Proclamation. Thank you for everything you've done for this industry Ms. Jordan!
  4. PLEASE JOIN US: Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 10:30 AM for the Annual Tow Truck Tow Run. Each year in December, towing companies from all over the Bay Area in partnership with the California Tow Truck Association, meet in Santa Clara and caravan in large numbers to Bridges Community Church in Fremont, where a huge buffet breakfast is served. Toys and bikes are unloaded for underprivileged children in conjunction with the Compassion Network of the Tri-Cities area. Raffle prizes, silent auction, music, pictures with Santa. FUN FOR ALL! We are also in desperate need of raffle donations this year. Should you feel led to help us with this, it would be greatly appreciated. All proceeds will go directly to the Compassion Network and City Serve. Please contact towprincess68@gmail.com if you are able to help in this area. DO YOU WANT TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PARADE? The caravan includes not just tow trucks but motor motorcycles, muscle cars, hot rods and much, much more. There's nothing like being part of a procession of trucks a mile long, with flashing lights and horns blazing while people wave at you carrying bikes on the back of your flatbeds. It is truly a humbling experience and we'd love to have you participate with us. If you are interested and would like to caravan with us from Santa Clara to Fremont and be part of the parade, please contact Andrea at 408-316-2420 or Debbie at 510-352-8050. You may also send an email to Chamblesstow@aol.com and let her know you would like to participate and the number of trucks you will be bringing. We will be gathering at Tasman & Stars and Stripes in Santa Clara at 7:30 am and leaving at 8:00 am to caravan to Bridges Community Church in Fremont for the parade and breakfast. If you cannot participate in the parade and would like to attend the event, we'd love for you to come watch the parade and be part of the festivities. Breakfast starts at 7:30 am ending at 10:00 am Parade starts around 8:30 am Two raffles during event The event is located at Bridges Community Church, 505 Driscoll Rd., Fremont, 94539. We hope to see you there. Bring the whole family with a NEW Scavenger Hunt for the kids this year. Don't forget to bring an unwrapped tow for a girl or boy! It is truly an amazing event, we hope to see you there! California Towers Please share on your social media pages and spread the word. Bridges Community Church in partnership with California Tow Truck Association
  5. Towing Regulatory Oversight Council meeting with Sgt. Benjamin Starkey, Special Operations Unit & Officer Justin Sherwood, Statewide Tow Rotation Officer. We extend our gratitude to our @chp guests for a very productive meeting! Learn more about the Council at ctta.com/TROC
  6. Kenneth R. Betts, 85, died Monday, September 30, 2019, in Oakland, California. A longtime CTTA Member and resident of Oakland and Piedmont, Ken began his long career as an owner of Chevron service stations, eventually expanding his enterprises to include car washes and Ken Betts Towing. A celebration of life will be held next Tuesday in Oakland:
  7. Taking a look at the lineup of trucks before they took to the Los Angeles freeways to promote awareness of California's Move Over Law on National Move Over Day 2019! (shout-out to Jay Van Arsdale of Country City Towing for the drone shot!)
  8. Loved seeing James at the Shows- we will miss his smile- love to the BA Family
  9. Get registered today at ctta.com/heavy
  10. Great News! The main meeting room at our Sacramento Headquarters! A hugely expanded conference room with integrated audio and visual solutions is coming soon for: CTTA Board of Directors, Training & Education, TROC, and much more!
  11. WIN THIS PROPANE-POWERED CARRIER! Thanks to a generous donation from Worldwide Equipment Sales, Jerr-Dan, and ROUSH CleanTech, we have an incredible, brand-new, propane-powered carrier for raffle! With clean propane technology from ROUSH and a Jerr-Dan body, this carrier will be the perfect workhorse addition to your fleet. All proceeds from this raffle will benefit the CTTA Foundation, which is a 501(c)(3), established to provide funding and support for education within the towing industry. As we celebrate 50 Years of protecting the California towing industry, we are looking to the future of tow operator education. The California Tow Truck Association has big plans for its training programs and the money raised here will go a long way toward making those plans a reality. Click below to get more details and secure your exclusive raffle tickets before they're gone! CLICK TO GET YOUR RAFFLE TICKETS! CLICK TO GET YOUR RAFFLE TICKETS!
  12. SilhoLight™ On Sale This Month! There are more deaths in the tow truck industry than in Caltrans, California Highway Patrol and LA Metro combined. Tow truck drivers are not being seen. Move Over Laws are not being followed. As a result, tow operators are being struck and killed at an alarming rate. Life-threatening injuries and even deaths occur every day in the transportation industry. What if you had to go into work every day with the risk of losing a body part or dying? These are not ideal conditions. And it doesn’t have to be this way. As June is #NationalSafetyMonth, we have dropped the price of our lifesaving safety vests to just $25! CHECK IT OUT NOW
  13. ALOHA! Next month, we hope you’ll join us at CTTA Headquarters for a delightful Membership Luau! On July 24th, come speak with the Board of Directors, enjoy BBQ, drinks, games, prizes and more: http://ctta.com/luau/
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