The Week's Features
Background checks on prospective drivers must now be performed
Towmen should set aside time each month to self-educate
Twenty thousand pounds of soap additive gets stuck in the snow
Towman was trapped under rear axles after truck rolled backwards
New 2121P Hex1 Series glove allows for high degree of dexterity
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More Cranking Amps for Weego 44, 66

product 8a6c2Weego's new jump-starting compact power packs, Weego 44 and Weego 66, are spec'd out with 10-percent more true cranking amps. Weego 66 now offers 660 cranking amps (2,500 peak amps), while Weego 44 increased to 440 cranking amps (2,100 peak amps). The power packs were built for outdoor enthusiasts and professionals alike, according to the company, "including tow operators doing multiple jumps a day." The Weego 44 also now includes AutoBoost technology (already built into the 66). The technology enhances the jump-starting experience for low-voltage vehicle batteries. With AutoBoost, maximum power is automatically sent to dead batteries (down to 0.5 volt) without an override button, which can compromise safety.

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After a long day, what’s your favorite way to wind down?
Throw back a couple of “shots”
Watch TV, music, do social media, read
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Carrie Ransome of Speed’s submitted a suggestion to Waze and Google Maps, asking for a “Slow Down Move Over” warning to drivers approaching tow trucks or other vehicles on the side of the road helping in an emergency. Image - kptv.com.


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As towers continue to diversify, the line between emergency tow operations and general trucking becomes very blurry. Join American Towman's Contributing Editor Brian J. Riker for his seminar, "Motor Carrier Compliance and the Tow Company Fleet." Riker will explain some of the key differences between operating a traditional towing company and a full-service trucking company. This seminar will take place during Tow Industry Week at its new location, the Westgate Paradise & Pavilion in Las Vegas, Nevada, May 14-15, 2020.

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An episode of the ABC-TV drama "Emergence" was filmed at Nick's Towing Service in Rutherford, New Jersey, transforming the tow company into the TV drama’s Southold Police Department for three nights. Image - Nick’s Towing Service.
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Light-Duty nonconsensual tow rates as provided by Police Towers of America.
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Rondrecus Scott was accused Jan. 7 of with the second-degree felony of aggravated assault with a motor vehicle last November. Image - kxan.com
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