There were dozens of different shops they could visit in the town. The kids had to obey traffic signs, they could get a car wash and even visit the local TV station to do a weather forecast. Just like in a regular town, they were given tickets for not obeying the rules of the road.
"Yeah I got two. I went the wrong way," states Ruby Davidson, Likes to Speed. "They can be cited for speeding, fender benders. We also have one if they're a safe and happy driver. If they're driving good then they get a citation," said Rick Hirshey, Joplin Police Department.
Big Wheel Days has been going on for more than 20 years.