"In the summertime, I listen to underground hip hop."

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Marc At The Barclays Center

“It’s a Jeep Liberty Renegade Edition: more badass than a typical Jeep Liberty.” – Marc and his Jeep Liberty Renegade Edition


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Doctors Warn Passengers Who Don’t Wear Seat Belts Of Facial Injuries From Taxi Partitions

Doctors say that taxi passengers who neglect to wear seatbelts are suffering from terrible facial injuries, even in minor fender-benders.


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Vandals Damage At Least 21 Cars On Long Island

Police are investigating after someone apparently used those vehicles for target practice overnight.


Nassau County police and AMTs speak about their baby rescue - Feb 1, 2012 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Nassau Cops, AMTs Rescue Newborn Baby

Nassau County police officer Todd Atkin said when he arrived at a Westbury home responding to a 911 call, he saw a 40-year-old mother with her newborn son in her arms.


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Cars Getting Long In The Tooth: Average Age Is 11 Years

Find out who the real winners are.


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GM Back On Top With 9 Million Unit Sales In 2011

Can you guess which automakers came in second and third?


"Now we have to figure out how to fit it in our car."

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Steve By Madison Square Garden

“No rules. Enjoy the ride!” – Steve and his BMW 528i


"It's a four-door, so the two kids get to fit comfortably in the backseat."

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Todd In Hell’s Kitchen

“It’s always a pleasure driving this truck.” – Todd and his Nissan Frontier Pro 4x


"If you want to find the best in vintage music, come find me."

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Xenola On 125th Street In Harlem

“It’s a great car. It’s perfect. Its nickname is reliable.” – Xenola and her Honda Odyssey


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New Fuel Economy Measures Likely To Mean More Expensive Cars

Like it or not, the government’s upcoming fuel economy standards plans have been formally revealed.


"She's blue and she's beautiful."

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Tracey In Hell’s Kitchen

“That’s my dog in the back. His name is Buddah.” – Tracey and his Ford Escort


Astoria car damage (credit: Eileen Lehpamer / 1010 WINS)

Police: Man Plows SUV Into Multiple Cars During Sunday Chase

Glass and car parts were scattered across two parking spots during the chase along 35th Street in Astoria, and a tire and bumper ended up by a tree.


“I go down to Atlantic City a lot. That’s always good.”

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: John On 14th Street Near 8th Ave

“My dream car? This is probably pretty close.” – John and his BMW C3


“Check it out. This sunroof makes my whole day sunny.”


“Come along and ride on a fantastic voyage.” – Shaun and his Ford Escape


"I’m here doing my graffiti hats."

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Pete On 42nd Street

“This is my Dodge Caravan. The Queen Bee. The best car on the road!” – Pete and his 2002 Dodge Grand Caravan