With the cold spell we have been having, there has been a lot of talk how it is illegal in New York to leave your car running with the keys in it. Well, it turns out it is also unnecessary.

Your parents probably did it when you were a kid, and now every winter morning when it is freezing out, your run out side 10 or 15 minutes to start the car and leave it running to warm it up. Well, unless your car is really old you really don't need that warm up time and it could actually do you engine harm. Here is why:

So there you have it. If you warm your car up, you are not only breaking the law, but you could be harming your engine. Just start your car in the morning, let it sit for 30 seconds and you are ready to roll!