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  1. In today's video Trent Jr and Mark lift the front end of a semi truck to so that the owner can transport it by pulling it with another truck. Enjoy this rotator lift! Thanks ...
  2. A group of South Florida towing operators are conducting a donation drive for disaster relief in the Bahamas, and are providing drop-off locations for fellow South Florida towing companies that would like to join in the effort. Two United Road Towing South Florida locations are accepting donations such as canned and dry foods, toiletries, paper towels, diapers, bottled water, paper plates, cups and utensils, cleaning supplies and other non-perishable items. The locations are: United Road Towing, 5901 SW 205 Ave., Pembroke Pines, FL 33332. United Road Towing, (Insurance Auto Auctions building) 12700 NW 42nd Ave., Opa-Locka, FL 33054. For towing companies and body shops that cannot bring items to the drop-off points. United Road Towing operators can collect donations from their locations when they pick up total loss vehicles. For more information contact Steve Cox at 954-252-7302, email scox@unitedroadtowing.com or Dayne Brennen at 954-931-9085, email island.boy61@hotmail.com. View the full article and more on TowTimes.com
  3. A benefit car show will be held Sunday, September 22 for tow operator Joe Altenhofen. “Joe is a long-time employee of Ray’s Towing,” states an event press release. “He was tragically hit on the job Monday, August 26 on Highways 43/94 by a semi-truck while towing away an accident vehicle. Joe suffered numerous broken bones and will be out of work while recovering. Please bring your family and friends to show your support.” The show will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Herman’s Auto Clinic, 6100 S. Howell, Milwaukee, WI 53207. The show will include: • Raffles • Donation jar • $10 donation per vehicle • Music and more All proceeds will go directly to Joe Altenhofen. The event is being sponsored by Ray’s Towing Inc., Brew City Auto Repair and Towing, Hermans Auto Clinic, Auto Motion Transport & Recovery LLC and On the Limiter Productions. For more information contact Ray’s Towing Inc. at 414-481-4355. View the full article and more on TowTimes.com
  4. “Bad mood” doesn’t really describe how I’ve been feeling lately. I don’t even like myself right now. I should warn people by putting a DO NOT DISTURB note on my office door. You know when you’re in a bad mood and people try to get you to smile with a bad joke or corny statement? You end up smiling — and then want to say, “Go, and leave me alone.” I spoke to a tow lady friend yesterday. I told her about how crabby I’ve been and she said something must be going around because she felt the same way. We decided stress didn’t have anything to do with it — yeah right. We also decided the full harvest moon was really the problem. When I go home from the shop I drive west and see the most beautiful sunsets — full of magnificent oranges, pinks and purples. It’s hard to stay in a bad mood when the sky is like a big, beautiful painting. Experiencing this gift is not only witnessing something wonderful, it’s a reality check telling me to let it go. View the full article and more on TowTimes.com
  5. In today's video Darl deals with a trailer that became disconnected from the truck, dropping it on the ground. Darl must use the rotator to lift it back up Thanks for ...
  6. A 2019 Peterbilt with a Jerr-Dan HDR 1000 50/60 rotator, JFB body from Marc’s Auto Service LLC of Warhead, Mass., was the Grand Prize winner of the 2018 Shine ‘n Star contest and was featured in the Tow Times November 2018 issue. Along with the vinyl wrap by DF Wraps of Cheshire, Conn., and Jerr-Dan chrome and lighting packages, the truck features custom brackets holding dual spreader bars mounted on the tunnel toolbox. View the full article and more on TowTimes.com
  7. Alec Stan, president of Stan Design Inc. discussed the challenges and safety concerns that technicians face in today’s shops when it comes to lifting vehicles, and what his company is working on to help address these concerns. View the full article on vehicleservicepros.com
  8. Pritchard Companies, parent company of Worldwide Equipment Sales, LLC has announced Jeffrey Irr as the company’s chief executive officer. Irr has been in the transportation industry for 31 years. Prior to his new role with Worldwide Equipment Sales, LLC, Irr spent five years with Jerr-Dan Corporation, a Division of Oshkosh, where he managed sales, marketing and day-to-day operations. “We are fortunate to have someone of Jeff Irr’s caliber and experience leading us into the next era of growth,” said Pat Winer, founder of Worldwide Equipment Sales LLC. Irr graduated from Eastern Nazarene College in 2003 with an MSM and B.S. in business management. He lives in Greencastle, Pa., with his wife, Amy and sons, Ben, Sam and Zach. His family enjoys being involved in their community and youth sports. Source: Worldwide Equipment Sales LLC View the full article and more on TowTimes.com
  9. In today's episode of Rim Sling 101, we demonstrate how RimSlings allow for easy lifting of the front end of trucks with low bumpers and no pull pins. Watch just ...
  10. In today's Rim Sling 101 episode, we learn how you can use RimSlings to side pull a semi. Enjoy! Thanks for watching as always LIKE, COMMENT, SUBSCRIBE ...
  11. In today's video Trent Jr plays truck driver and picks a load of Cat Entertainment products at Del Mar, California at the kaboo festival and takes it back to Indio!
  12. Thanks for watching as always LIKE, COMMENT, SUBSCRIBE, and SHARE the HECK out of this video! ▻Support my channel-paypal.me/plazatowing (copy ...
  13. The word “trust” came up in a conversation the other day. The person I was talking to said everything in life is held together with trust. While I agree, I would also add “love.” What comes to your mind when you think of trust? For me, it would mean that I have faith and confidence that someone is dependable and I firmly believe they are reliable. Trust, I believe, is the cornerstone in any relationship. My daughter took my 16-month-old granddaughter up the giant slide at the state fair this summer. My daughter put my granddaughter down while she put the burlap bag on the slide. She then sat down on the bag and I could see my granddaughter watching her and probably thinking, “What you doing momma?” Then my daughter held out her arms to my granddaughter, my granddaughter trustingly put her arms out and sat on my daughter’s lap, and down they went. I was a little concerned. I thought my granddaughter would be afraid, and was probably crying as she went down. But to my amazement, at the end of the ride, she got up with a big smile and said, “more, more.” To me, that was a sure sign of trust. Think about the many people and things you put your trust in every day. For example, you trust the towing equipment you use is reliable, and will do whatever job you’re on. Trust is knowing things will get done, and when trust is broken or challenged it’s hard to get it back. Start with trusting in yourself — have faith in your abilities, be dependable and reliable, be the person where there is no doubt that someone can depend on you no matter what. View the full article and more on TowTimes.com
  14. A driver blew his water pump and needed a tow service so they called us to go out and tow the unit the driver had arranged for a ride well that's what we where ...
  15. A driver had broke her shaft between the tandems and attempted to drive it not fully knowing what will happen and unfortunately it tore up a brake valve it also ...
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