Have you ever wondered what it felt like to sit in the driver seat of a fire truck or police car? Well here is your opportunity!

The City of Moline is kicking off National Public Works Week on Saturday May 11 with Touch-a-Truck! Sponsored by Ruhl & Ruhl Realtors, The Java Lab Grind and Dine Cafe, this event will go from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. at the City of Moline Public Works (3635 4th Avenue Moline).

This event is FREE and open to the public. Attendees will not only have an opportunity to see some awesome vehicles up close, but they will also be allowed to sit in them and learn about their controls. There will be a fire truck, police car, skid loader, tractors, garbage trucks, forestry truck, electric truck and more!

Bring your family and friends to Touch-a-Truck this Saturday! You won’t regret it!


Tess Abney was born and raised in the Quad Cities. Her passion for writing and entertainment was apparent at a very young age. Whether it is sharing local events and businesses with readers or sharing her thoughts on life, she finds comfort in the way words can bring people together.