It may sound glamorous, but owning a car in New York City blows chunks. It's expensive, time consuming, and risky. To make matters worse, cops will throw you a ticket for almost anything and cabs could care less if you crash in a fiery heap on the side of the road.
Today, in honor of taking the train, we count down 10 reasons why owning a car in NYC sucks.
10. Overzealous Cops
These fuckers will give you a ticket for anything. No turn signal? Ticket. Brake light out? Ticket. Fart in the wrong direction? Ticket. Think a bad thought? Ticket. You get the idea.
9. Insurance Premiums
Insurance companies salivate at the thought of insuring NYC drivers. Premiums are ridiculously high and there is absolutely nothing you can do about it. Sucks bigtime.
8. Grand Theft Auto
Car jackers in the city are quick, well-trained, and usually packing heat. We say trade in that rolling piece of merchandise for a Metrocard. You will probably sleep better at night...