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NHTSA Focus on Safety — Cool Tips for a Safe Summer Trip

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 21st, 2019 8:00am

NHTSA Focus on Safety — Cool Tips for a Safe Summer Trip Of the many great things about summertime, few match the fun of a family road trip. Before you hook up that new boat or camper, or hit the road with your family or friends in your car, SUV, pickup, or RV, take the time to review these summer travel safety tips. Prevention and planning may take a little time up front, but will spare you from dealing with the consequences of a breakdown—or worse yet, a highway ...


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Are Your Fluids Fresh as a Daisy? Fluid Facts Part 1: Brake Fluid

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 3rd, 2019 5:00am

Are Your Fluids Fresh as a Daisy?  Fluid Facts Part 1: Brake Fluid Hey, what's that spot?  There are many fluids in your vehicle, and if it seems you're leaking a mystery fluid, it can be worrying to not know what it may be.  Today's featured fluid is brake fluid.  This is hydraulic fluid which can range in color from clear to dark brown.  You may mistake it for engine oil, but it's much more slippery to the touch.  This is a very important fluid, and if it ...


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Green Means GO!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 19th, 2019 4:00am

Green Means GO! In April, as winter comes to an end, it is time to get your car ready for spring driving and summer road trips! April is National Car Care Month, which reminds you to take car of any issues that may have occurred or been ignored during winter - plus, April 22 is Earth Day, reminding us all to take care to observe good Green driving practices, saving fuel, saving money, and being a little nicer to our planet, too. Have you checked ...


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Women Making History - Celebrating Women's History Month Part 6

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 21st, 2019 4:00am

Women Making History - Celebrating Women's History Month Part 6 IQ tests are not the true predictor of intelligence we once thought they were, but it certainly takes something special to earn the two highest.  Do you know your IQ?  How much stock do you put into IQ testing? We’re celebrating Women Making History all month long.  #WomensHistoryMonth


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Women Making History - Celebrating Women's History Month Part 5

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 19th, 2019 4:00am

Women Making History - Celebrating Women's History Month Part 5 More than half of all college degrees today are awarded to women.  Any of you set to graduate this year?  Congrats! We’re celebrating Women Making History all month long.  #WomensHistoryMonth


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Women Making History - Celebrating Women's History Month Part 4

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 14th, 2019 4:00am

Women Making History - Celebrating Women's History Month Part 4 Almost 15% of our military is female – a huge increase in half a century or so. Our gratitude and respect goes out to all who serve - women and men.  Do you know a woman who served?  Give her a shout out here! We’re celebrating Women Making History all month long.  #WomensHistoryMonth


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Women Making History - Celebrating Women's History Month Part 3

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 12th, 2019 4:00am

Women Making History - Celebrating Women's History Month Part 3 Women in general live longer than men – why do you think this is?  Is it genetic, social, or both? We’re celebrating Women Making History all month long.  #WomensHistoryMonth


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International Women's Day 2019

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 8th, 2019 4:00am

International Women's Day 2019 International Women’s Day is a global day of recognition that celebrates all the achievements of women – social, political, scientific, and beyond  – while striving for gender equality. International Women's Day has been observed since the early 20th century, and is now internationally recognized every year on March 8, as a part of Women's History Month. While it does have its roots in the socialist ...


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Women Making History - Celebrating Women's History Month Part 2

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 7th, 2019 4:00am

Women Making History - Celebrating Women's History Month Part 2 Women have come a long way since earning the right to vote – but there’s still plenty of room to grow.  Who is your favorite woman in politics? We’re celebrating Women Making History all month long.  #WomensHistoryMonth


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Women Making History - Celebrating Women's History Month Part 1

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 5th, 2019 4:00am

Women Making History - Celebrating Women's History Month Part 1 Today, most moms work – up from less than half in 1975. Are you a working mom?  You're making history.  It's women's history month, and we’re celebrating Women Making History all month long!  #WomensHistoryMonth


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