Training – Essentials of Light Duty Towing & Recovery

Wednesday – Thursday, October 6 – 7
7:45 AM – 5:00 PM
Cost: $389 per person – includes lunch both days and FREE seminar pass ($100 value)
Limited seats available. Class will max out at 40 attendees.


Presented by Shane Coleman of ERSCA


Course Description: The Essentials of Light Duty Towing & Recovery Course is a 2 – day course incorporating both classroom and hands on instruction. Instruction will focus on operator responsibilities, equipment knowledge, chain & wire rope specification, load limits, straps & slings, rigging for a successful recovery, calculating resistance, tow capacity, carrier capacity and proper loading, hazardous materials, scene and incident management, conduct & appearance, vehicle up-righting and more. A test and certification will conclude the course. This training reflects comprehensive Light duty tow truck and carrier operator training. Depending on the student and his/her abilities and experience, additional training may be required.


Registration Form

Fill out the form below to register now. Class size is limited.

Beauty Contest Entry/Payment Form

Reserve your inside position. Register your entry today.

Please read the rules above completely before pre-registering. Your entry will be assigned a number based on the day/time the entry is submitted along with payment.

All trucks parking inside must arrive at the Convention Center no later than 3 p.m. on Thursday, September 28, 2023.

Once the inside space fills, additional entries will be parked outside along 13th Street adjacent to the Convention Center.

Payment of $60 U.S. per Beauty Contest entry is required to register. If you would like to enter the Specialty Lights Class, it will be an additional $25.


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