Nobody wants to find themselves sitting in a police car. That is, of course, unless they own that police car. But believe it or not, that is a possibility for the average driver.
When police agencies upgrade to new cruisers, they don't just ditch their old ones on the side of the highway. Instead, they sell them to places like Copcarsonline, where for 24 years, Florida-based Jon Woodhouse has been refurbishing and selling former law-enforcement vehicles.
Most of Woodhouse's buyers are smaller p...
by Benjamin Preston
Let's say you've spent a couple decades busting drunk drivers, chasing robbers or sending wise guys to prison. Finding something to do after you retire that doesn't bore you to death can be tricky. In New York City, there is one pastime that allows some former officers of the country's largest police force to stay engaged with department while they learn about a specific part of NYPD history: restoring old cop cars.
I met a group of mostly retired NYPD police officers recent...
Like anyone interested in purchasing any vintage car, there are decisions to be made and things to be considered. Let’s look at a few of them rationally and simply one at a time, ones that I personally consider of great importance. I’m only addressing a few irrefutable facts. You can make you...
It's the common reaction to the vehicle driven by 30-year-veteran Officer Jim Ritter. By his count, the Plymouth has caused at least three fender-benders.
"People will stop their cars and run across three lanes of traffic ...
Thanks to our good friends at Camp Quality,lunch will be provided to all.
All drivers & family members will be feed on the day.
We will have a donation bucket - should you feel the need to provide one.(donation that is)
For all of you who haven't resisted for the 2011 event - please go to
This will be a big year for KIDS in CARS, each year this event has grown.
KIC have changed the format for this even...
A Masterton man suspected of turning up at crash scenes in a fake "fire safety marshall" patrol car, posing as a paramedic or fireman, is under investigation by police.
His car was spotted most recently in Ngaumutawa Rd on the afternoon of Thursday, August 19.
A witness told police they had seen the car being driven down the busy arterial route with lights flashing and an air horn blaring.
The person said the car appeared to be driving to an emergency and ...
Tim gets all fired up and attends a ‘Minor’ call-out to experience a special little 1964 Morris Minor 1000 fire appliance
Here at NZ Classic Car I’ve covered a few old fire appliances over the last decade, ranging from a big Ahrens-Fox in an Australian museum to a working Land Rover fire engine in Haast, but I certainly wasn’t prepared to experience one so tiny as a Morrie Thou! What’s more, our featured fire appliance does actually get used by ...