Saluki Touch-A-Truck

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Saluki Touch A Truck

Saluki Touch-a-Truck is a free community-based event. Business and community organizations bring their BIG vehicles out for kids to have an interactive, hands-on experience. Honk the horn, climb into the cab, take fun pictures, and learn how machinery works.

Participants for 2019 include:

  • Police Cruiser - Carbondale Police Department
  • Moving Truck and Trailer - U Haul
  • Boom Truck - South Side Lumber Inc.
  • 2019 Ford F150 Raptor - Vogler Ford
  • Recycling Truck - City of Carbondale
  • Street Sweeper - City of Carbondale
  • Case 590 Backhoe - City of Carbondale
  • Single Axle Dump Truck - City of Carbondale
  • Patrol Vehicle - SIU Department of Public Safety
  • Bucket Truck - Ameren Illinois
  • Mini Excavator - SIU Plant and Service Operations
  • Skid Steer - SIU Carbondale Plant and Service Operations
  • Tractor - SIU Carbondale Plant and Service Operations
  • Dump Truck - SIU Carbondale Plant and Service Operations
  • '66 Nova Drag car - SIU Automotive
  • One Ton Truck and Enclosed Trailer - SIU Automotive
  • Flight Simulator - SIU Aviation Technologies
It's going to be a great community day!

Questions? Please contact University Events & Protocol at or 618-453-7424.

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