We are currently redesigning and adding many exciting features to our website. If you are looking for something and can’t find it, don’t worry! Email us at Melanie@ptroi.com and we will help you find what you are looking for!
The PTROI is currently looking to fill the position of Administrative Assistant for the Association. This is the position currently filled by Melanie and as she is retiring the Association is taking applications. Ideally, it would be someone who has a background in the towing industry but is not currently affiliated with any towing company or towing supplier. If you have experience in Microsoft Word and Excel that would be a plus! Please contact Melanie@ptroi.com if you are interested. Additionally, the position of Secretary of the Association will be available October 1, 2013. This is a non-paid position and the candidate must have been a member of the Association for 2 years. Please contact Ed Forsythe at email@example.com if you are interested in this position.
2013 Annual Trade Show Exhibitors Application now available on Vendors page!
On this site you will find all sorts of helpful resources for towing professionals, as well as a list of PTROI certified members. Please review the information provided on this site, and if it is helpful to you, we’d love to have you on our team!
The Professional Towing & Recovery Operators of Illinois (PTROI), is a nonprofit, statewide organization formed to protect and promote the welfare of those engaged in the towing and recovery business and aid in ensuring the safety of the public in Illinois. Its goals are to educate members and the public, promote professional and quality towing services to provide a more favorable image of the towing industry for the public, and unite towers working for the common good of the towing industry.
To further the effectiveness of our association, the PTROI needs your support. The more united we are, the stronger and more successful we will be in assisting you as a member and the towing and recovery industry as a whole. Decisions are being made every day in government and our own industry that affect our industry. You cannot afford not to belong to PTROI. By becoming a member you will be aiding your industry and livelihood as you become one of the industry’s policy makers.
Our mission is to foster and promote the interests and welfare of all towing and recovery operations in the state of Illinois and cooperate with like enterprises throughout the country to further the causes of quality providers.
Members of the PTROI support and encourage fair competition in all business dealings and promote fellowship throughout the member rolls. Members strive to be the premier providers of towing and recovery services within the state offering quality, honesty and professionalism to their customers.
What have we done for you lately?
- The highlight of the year is always our annual Trade show in August bringing you information and products in a fun atmosphere.
- The association continues a federal law suit to stop the new law passed requiring towers to purchase an ILCC license.
- We have two General Membership meetings yearly
- Our monthly newsletter has been deemed “Best in the Nation”
- All PTROI members are automatically members of Tow Partners. TowPartners provides substantial member discounts at Nextel, Aramark and many others.
For those of you who would like, we are again offering our “365 CLUB“. Some of our members feel their membership is worth at least a dollar a day and have voluntarily sent in $365 as their dues. PTROI is in need of funds to continue the law suit and other efforts on your behalf. “365 CLUB” member names will be posted in the Association Newsletter and online. Give some thought to joining the “365 CLUB”.