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  1. We're excited to announce our first in-person Light-Duty Training in over a year! To take part register CLICK HERE!
  2. We're excited to announce our first in-person Light-Duty Training in over a year! To take part register CLICK HERE!
  3. Register for our virtual, fully CHP-approved Heavy Duty Training! https://www.cttatow.com/?page=find-a-class https://www.cttatow.com/?page=find-a-class
  4. Register for our virtual, fully CHP-approved Heavy Duty Training! https://www.cttatow.com/?page=find-a-class https://www.cttatow.com/?page=find-a-class
  5. CALL TO ACTION TOMORROW, SATURDAY - 10.17.20: Light Up The Sky For Fallen Tow Operators On 10.16.20, we received the heartbreaking news that the towing industry lost yet another operator due to a motorist failing to slow down and move over. Roberto Garcia Jr. a beloved operator from Express Towing out of Selma, CA , was assisting a motorist on the side of the freeway when another motorist failed to heed the Move Over Law and struck him. It is our mission to promote safety and motorist awareness regarding the law. We celebrate “Move Over Day” each October with tow truck processions and events across the state, this October we cannot even do that. But we can stand together to raise awareness and let all of those connected to fallen operators that we are here for them. We ask that this Saturday night. Wherever you are, that you help us LIGHT UP THE SKY for Roberto Garcia Jr. and for all the tow operators we have lost to these senseless tragedies. Please get in your truck and turn on your lights at 9:00 pm Saturday Oct 17th. If you have “Slow down, move over” signage, please display it proudly. Post and send to us so we can share the message with all our members while we have this night of solidarity. We appreciate your dedication to the towing industry. It is our sincere hope that increased awareness will result in a decreased loss of life. Thank you for serving your communities, and stay safe. -Quinn Piening, CTTA President
  6. Today is the day! At noon PT, the CTTA President & Worldwide Equipment Sales will announce the winner of our Foundation raffle! Stay glued to that page for the announcement at NOON PT! Thank you again to our incredibly generous donors at ROUSH CleanTech, Jerr-Dan Corporation, and Worldwide Equipment Sales!
  7. Winner announced on July 1st! Get your tickets before 5pm PST on 6/30/20 at http://ctta.com/raffle/ and be entered for a chance to win this 2019 Ford F-650 Worldwide Equipment carrier equipped with a Jerr-Dan body and ROUSH CleanTech propane system! Carrier generously donated by Worldwide Equipment Sales, ROUSH CleanTech, and Jerr-Dan. Learn more about this propane-powered beast at http://ctta.com/raffle/ $100 per ticket- secure as many as you’d like! All proceeds benefit the CTTA Foundation, a 501(c)(3) that provides funding and support for education within the towing industry. Winner announced live online on July 1st Tickets available until 5pm on June 30th
  8. Congrats, Clarissa! From all of us at the California Tow Truck Association, thank you for everything you do for our Industry!
  9. 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
  10. 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!
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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:
  14. 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!)
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