Just because it's slow around here! Top 10 Reasons Farm Trucks are Never Stolen 10. They have a range of about 20 miles before they overheat, break down or run out of gas. 9. Only the owner knows how to operate the door to get in or out. 8. It is difficult to drive fast with all the fence tools, grease rags, ropes, chains, buckets, boots, and loose papers in the cab. 7. It takes too long to start and the smoke coming up through the rusted out floor-board clouds your vision. 6. The Border Collie on the tool-box looks mean. 5. They are too easy to spot. The description might go something like this: The driver's door is red, the passenger side is green, the front fender is yellow... 4. The large round bale in the back makes it hard to see if you're being chased. You could use the mirrors if they weren't cracked and covered with duct tape. 3. The top speed is only about 45 miles per hour. 2. Who wants a truck that needs a years worth of maintenance, u-joints, $3,000 in body work, a tailgate, and a windshield? 1. It's hard to commit a crime with everyone waving at you.