Touch a Truck!

Today we got to take Luke to a local event that was the perfect event for a little boy, it was called simply, “Touch a Truck” which is exactly what our little car lover dreams about at night!

Luke was a little intimidated by the size of the vehicles. It actually took a little encouragement to get him to sit in the drivers seat.  He was a little overwhelmed. I don’t think he’d see trucks this big up close before.

But he liked any time he saw levers or switches… fortunately they didn’t actually DO anything!

The Police car was a highlight, of course, and he even got to sit in the back seat, somewhere I explained he doesn’t want to get a ride in the future! I also was happy to learn that a laptop mount in the front is not illegal. Hmmmmm…

I think I even enjoyed getting to see a city snow plow up close and personal.

The fact that I could climb inside the plow tells you it is BIG!

And how often do you get to climb into the front containers of a garbage truck? Yes, they were very clean! (also pretty rare!)

Fire trucks are always a treat… though the sirens made him a little nervous. But I suppose that’s a good thing, they are supposed to alert people to danger.

Finally, Luke found one his size. And this isn’t a prop, it has a functioning engine, and in fact, was driven on the road to the event. (Granted a few blocks with police escort.)

I think the construction vehicles were Luke’s favorites. All boys wish they could operate one of these. (Big boys too!)

It was a perfect way to spend a beautiful Saturday morning. MANY THANKS TO MOM WHO TOOK THE PICTURES!

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4 Comments:

  1. Looks like it was a great event for you guys!!

  2. Love it, love it. As the biased mother, Lukey posts are my favorite. Love the captions, love the two cute guys in all the pics. Love it.

  3. Ooo, what a cool idea for an event!

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