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Patty Says: Prevent Vehicle Theft with this info from NHTSA!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 11th, 2018 8:00am

Patty Says: Prevent Vehicle Theft with this info from NHTSA! What would you do if the vehicle you count on every day to get you from point A to point B was suddenly stolen?  For more than 750,000 drivers every year, this is their reality.  This month is National Vehicle Theft Prevention Month, and the NHTSA has put together some great resources on simple steps you can take to prevent your car from being stolen. First of all, the NHTSA has put together an awesome infographic which ...


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Happy Fourth of July from AskPatty

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 4th, 2018 8:00am

Happy Fourth of July from AskPatty From all of us as AskPatty to all of our friends in the United States, Happy Independence Day!


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Patty Says: Don't Let Your Car Run Out of Gass

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 26th, 2018 8:00am

Patty Says: Don't Let Your Car Run Out of Gass Ask Patty: Is it bad for your car if you drive until you run out of gas? Well, it's really not the BEST thing for your car, and here's why: On the simplest level, feeding your engine from the bottom of the gas tank is very similar to drinking the last cup of coffee in the pot: those coffee grinds and sediment that have settled to the bottom of the pot? Similar stuff has settled to the bottom of your gas tank, and if you ...


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Got a Flat? AskPatty Suggests Volvo's Next-Generation Roadside Assistance

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 21st, 2018 8:00am

Got a Flat? AskPatty Suggests Volvo's Next-Generation Roadside Assistance If you've ever been stranded on the side of the road in the dark, then you'll appreciate how much Volvo's next-gen roadside assistance will come in handy. (You know, just because you CAN change your own flat tire doesn't mean you necessarily WANT to!) With the use of advanced tracking technology debuting this month, Volvo customers can pin-point where help is with real-time information. Volvo customers now have ...


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Patty Says: What's Your Dad's Automotive Type?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 8th, 2018 8:00am

Patty Says: What's Your Dad's Automotive Type? According to the Car Care News Service, there are two types of Fathers...those who work on their own vehicles and those who don't. Whether your dad is a do-it-yourselfer (DIY) or a Do-It-For-Me type (DIFM), consider an automotive gift for Dad this Father's Day. 69% of male drivers work on their car, truck, mini van or SUV, according to the Car Care Council. Whether it's light maintenance, like changing the ...


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The NHTSA's Summer Driving Tips for 2018

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 29th, 2018 8:00am

The NHTSA's Summer Driving Tips for 2018 Summer is officially here, and with it comes the promise of the classic family road trip.  However, before you hitch up that camper or boat, before you load the car with snacks and hit "play" on your Ultimate Road Trip Playlist, the NHTSA would like you to review some of their summer travel safety tips.  A little bit of time spent planning before you leave will mean you're not left facing dire consequences later ...


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For all who have served, and all who will serve... Happy Memorial Day!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 28th, 2018 5:00am

For all who have served, and all who will serve... Happy Memorial Day!


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Happy Birthday to Us! Celebrating 12 Wonderful Years

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 24th, 2018 5:00am

Happy Birthday to Us!  Celebrating 12 Wonderful Years AskPatty.com is proud to be celebrating 12 years of service this month - to all our customers, partners, sponsors, friends, and readers like you who have helped along the way, THANK YOU for 12 awesome years!


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The Easy Mother's Day Gift Guide Part IV: Sweet Treats

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 13th, 2018 5:00am

The Easy Mother's Day Gift Guide Part IV: Sweet Treats Happy Mothers Day!  Are you planning something special for your Mom today?  Make it a special day for all the moms in your life with a moms-only dinner. If you're already preparing a special meal for Mom to celebrate mother's day, why not share the love by inviting the other moms (and mother figures) in your life, especially those who don't have kids, whose families have moved away, or otherwise won't be ...


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The Easy Mother's Day Gift Guide Part III: Sweet Treats

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 12th, 2018 5:00am

The Easy Mother's Day Gift Guide Part III: Sweet Treats You think your mom's the sweetest, why not show her this Mother's Day weekend?  A special Mother's Day gift can be as simple as it is sweet. Surprise your mom with a sweet treat this Mother's Day.  This is a great gift because it always fits your budget.  You could go all out and present her with a collection of artisan chocolates or a gourmet-prepared succulent cake, or you could keep it simple with ...


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