Above The Noise

Oakland Sideshows: Should They Be Legal?

Season 3 Episode 15 | 5m 41s

Sideshows have become big in Oakland, where drivers will block major intersections to perform car stunts like donuts and figure eights, while large crowds gather to watch. But here’s the catch-- they can be real dangerous and because of that they are totally illegal. Students in the PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs program ask: what should Oakland do about sideshows?

Aired: 05/24/19

Rating: NR

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