Stealing a $69,750 backhoe isn't for fainthearted crooks.
Every cop car ever made can catch you. And even when you have permission, driving one of these rigs can be unnerving.
First, haul yourself over those four-foot tires and into the little glass cabin with its single bucket seat and small steering wheel. Then slot the universal key into the toggle-switch-heavy dash on your right side. Turn the key, light up that big diesel and you're ready.