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Wreckmaster Certified

Buck Monson accepts an award from the Hampton Illinois Fire Department for the huge role they played in Hampton’s Training Day for area Fire Departments. Presenting the award was interim Chief David Johnson. See the story under Monson News.


Monson Towing and Recovery offers the best available services in every category. You can see it in our commitment to the WreckMaster training programs. We’ve advanced beyond their training protocols to become a WreckMaster Training Center with programs every year. Now light, medium and heavy-duty towing operators can take the ultimate step up: WreckMaster Certified. Classes covering levels 1-9 plus the WreckMaster Air Cushion training offered exclusively by Monson for WreckMaster in this region. Click this link for more WreckMaster information.

  • Traffic Incident Management (TIM)
  • Quick Highway Clearance
  • Communication with highway officials
  • State of the art towing procedures

Monson customers demand WreckMaster quality. We’re ready for your emergency. We proudly wear our WreckMaster photo ID cards so you know you’ve called the best.  See a pictorial of WreckMaster Hands-On training with students from Chicago to Missouri attending the Monson classes. Sign up now for the next session.



  • Premium Parts

    Maybe it was our 24-hour tire service that got everyone thinking about us for premium parts. Could be. We handle Roadmaster, Kelly, Hankook tires and we’re a Bridgestone & Firestone National Account vendor. Then we added custom radiators, custom cut hose, and next thing you know, our customers are asking about even more parts. So, watch this space for good news in the very near future. Because, at Monson's, we don’t want you to think we’re not doing our “part” to get you runnin’.

  • Quality Service

    In our business, we’d better be ready for your call no matter what brand you drive, what problem you have or what road you’re on. Monson Quality Service is our brand. It means that engine and ABS diagnostics, towing, radiator repair, driveline service, welding, A/C, Hydraulics, laser alignment service and trailer repair all have to be a 10. How do we react to that? Well, at Monson, 10 is a good start. But we never stop going for a 12. So for gas or diesel service on the highway, farm or in the shop, Let Monson get you runnin’.

  • Roadside Heroes

    “Man, am I glad to see you.” We hear that a lot. When a driver is stranded on the roadside, at the dock or even worse, in heavy traffic, we’re the Roadside Heroes. Five fully-stocked service trucks carrying diagnostics, with torches, welders, starting units, even fuel. ABS diagnostics, custom hose, on site aluminum welding and when worse comes to worse, towing. Maybe we don’t wear white hats, but the Monson Roadside Heroes never leave you feeling like the Lone Ranger.

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