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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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Empowering Women and Queer People Through Car Education - Mechanic Shop Femme

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 11th, 2019 8:00am

Empowering Women and Queer People Through Car Education - Mechanic Shop Femme by Chaya Milchtein People ask me all the time, “What’s your deal with cars? How did you come to love them? Why do you think car education is so important?” When I started Mechanic Shop Femme, I had to think deeply about what I was trying to accomplish, and also who I wanted to serve. Cars have become my lifeblood - but it always hasn't been that way. When I was 18, I knew nothing about cars. I was interviewing ...


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Winter Driving Safety Tip #10: Get a checkup!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 30th, 2019 8:00am

Winter Driving Safety Tip #10: Get a checkup! An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure – if you’re due for vehicle maintenance, don't put it off.  Find an AskPatty Certified Female Friendly service provider today.


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Winter Driving Safety Tip #9: What if you're stranded?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 29th, 2019 8:00am

Winter Driving Safety Tip #9: What if you're stranded? If you happen to get stranded in wintry conditions, don’t panic, and stay in your vehicle. Run the engine if you can in short periods to keep warm. You are much more likely to find help if you stay with your vehicle than if you wander off on your own.


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Winter Driving Safety Tip #8: Plan your route

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 28th, 2019 8:00am

Winter Driving Safety Tip #8: Plan your route If you’re planning a longer trip, make sure that others know where you’re going, and when you plan to arrive, as well as the route you’ll take. If you break down or have an accident along the way, you'll want trusted loved ones to know where to start looking for you.


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Winter Driving Safety Tip #7: Winter tires

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 25th, 2019 8:00am

Winter Driving Safety Tip #7: Winter tires Winter tires are made of softer rubber than summer or all-season tires.  They stand up to the cold much better, and will grip the road well on the coldest of days. 


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Winter Driving Safety Tip #6: Pack a vehicle emergency kit

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 24th, 2019 8:00am

Winter Driving Safety Tip #6: Pack a vehicle emergency kit If you don’t already have a car emergency kit, now is the time to pack one. Non-perishable food, bottled water, flares or lights, tools, and provisions to keep warm are essential. Check out the full list below.


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Winter Driving Safety Tip #5: Plan ahead for lane changes

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 23rd, 2019 8:00am

Winter Driving Safety Tip #5: Plan ahead for lane changes Before changing lanes, check your mirrors, your blind spots, and use your turn signals.  Taking a few seconds to ensure that everything is clear before changing lanes can prevent a major mishap, especially in slippery conditions.


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Winter Driving Safety Tip #4: Don't be fooled!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 22nd, 2019 8:00am

Winter Driving Safety Tip #4: Don't be fooled! Don’t be fooled by warm, wet ice.  This ice is even slipperier than hard, frozen ice!  It may look like the road is just wet, or slushy - don't take any chances!


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