The New York State Police no longer will drive Ford Motor Co.’s Crown Victoria police cruisers until the vehicles can be retrofitted with fuel tank shields. The order was given by New York State Police Superintendent James McMahon, the Associated Press reports. Officials say patrols will be affected as there are not enough Crown Victorias with the fuel tank shield. There have been numerous recent accidents (some deadly) involving the cruiser. Although Ford maintains the vehicle is safe, ...

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