The Towing and Recovery Association of Washington (TRAW) was organized in 2005 by towing, recovery and storage business owners to represent the interests of the tow truck industry. TRAW stands as the authority on the tow truck industry and represents those interests in governmental and legal affairs. TRAW promotes a profitable operating climate for tow operators by working with State Patrol, Department of Transportation, Department of Licensing, the Legislature, and organizations directly or indirectly related to the tow business. Please join us and together we will:
1. Represent the legal and business interests of the towing, recovery and
storage industry in the legislative and regulatory arena at the federal, state
and local level
2. Create partnerships that provide business-related services to support and
assist owners or create partnerships
3. Promote professionalism and ethics in the towing industry
4. Provide education to both owners and employees
5. Communicate within and outside the industry by providing information and
The bylaws as adopted by the TRAW board provide for a class of membership known as Associate members. This class shall include those firms and individuals who supply, do business with, or contract with the towing industry. Associate members have the right to attend meetings, use the logo, receive mailings, and serve as advisers to committees. Associate members are non-voting members. Will you join us?
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In July of 2016 the Board of Directors of the TRAW welcomed Non-RTTO tow owners and operators to the Association. This class of membership includes access to all of the education classes presented by the TRAW at member rates, participation in the fuel purchase program, tire purchases through the TRAW Tire Purchase Program (Michelin Tires), a free subscription to the quarterly TRAW "Dispatch" and electronic monthly "Road Side Assistance" newsletter and attendance at Association events held each year.