Happy St. Patrick's Day, Ask Patty nation! Distracted driving is a topic that is very important to everyone here at Ask Patty, and St. Patrick's Day is a day notorious for casualties as a result of drivers who weren't enirely focused, whether the culprit be alcohol, a cell phone, a car full of buddies, or most often, a combination thereof. Please remember this holiday, and every day, that buzzed driving is drunk ...
Ask Patty has employees and clients across North America, including Hawaii and Alaska. This morning our hearts are with all of those who were affected by, or will yet be affected by the earthquake and tsunami this morning. Watch this space for updates today.
Women and girls from Lake County and the North Shore jump-started their car-care knowledge at Lori Johnson's "Ladies, Start Your Engines" automotive class at Waukegan Tire on March 6. ... Read More!
When you're buying a new car, truck or any other vehicle, you probably already know that you want to get the lowest price available for the vehicle. But, you should also look for ways to get the best financing deals on your purchase. ... Read More!
AskPatty.com CEO Jody DeVere spoke at VISION Hi-Tech expo in Memphis, Tennessee, held March 3-6 2011. ... Read More!
For 26 years, Jerry Elman was a company man. Eastman Kodak Co., to be exact. But after living through one restructuring after another, he took a voluntary layoff and went searching for the right spot to open an auto repair shop. ... Read More!
In 1994, Jody DeVere's husband died in an alcohol-impaired vehicle crash. He was driving after having a few too many drinks and this preventable tragedy still deeply affects her and her family today. ... Read More!
Across North America, there's a collective cry of "Welcome Spring" as the air starts to warm, and on the Ask Patty blog, we're really in our stride. Advice, reviews, recognition, and, to cap it all off, Toyota's Jim Lentz speaks on the importance of women in today's automotive industry, and mentions our own Jody DeVere by name. We're flattered! Join us as we proclaim "Welcome Spring" in the March 2011 edition of the ...
We all want for our time in the driver's seat to be distraction-free - or at least I hope we all do - but the internet and mobile phones seem determined to keep us connected even while we're in transit, and That’s why companies including OnStar, GM, Ford, and Mercedes-Benz are promoting new technologies that link drivers’ smartphones to their vehicles.
Move over Coach. You are so last year Burberry. I'm getting my next handbag from Waukegan Tire. Whaaa? Yes, you read that right and no, you don't need to run and get your glasses. ... Read More!