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Winter Driving Safety Tip #3: Anticipation

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

Winter Driving Safety Tip #3: Anticipation Anticipate turns, curves, traffic, and changes in road conditions.  Begin slowing down well before the curves or changes and you'll be able to maintain control much more easily.


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Winter Driving Safety Tip #2: Practice Makes Perfect

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 18th, 2019 8:00am

Winter Driving Safety Tip #2: Practice Makes Perfect  If you’re a little nervous about driving in slippery conditions, practice in an empty parking lot.  With a little bit of work, you'll have greater skill and confidence for driving in winter weather.


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Winter Driving Safety Tip #1: Slow down!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 17th, 2019 8:00am

Winter Driving Safety Tip #1: Slow down!  The speed limit refers to ideal conditions – in winter weather, you’ll want to slow it down!


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December is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 7th, 2018 8:00am

December is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month Every day, millions of people use America's roadways to drive to and from work, school, and social events. Every day, millions of Americans depend on these roadways being safe so they may arrive at their destination. Every day, lives are needlessly lost and irreparably altered by crashes involving drugs or alcohol.  Tragically, in 2017, more than 10,000 people died in alcohol-related crashes in the United States, ...


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Do You Have Alignment Know-How? Ask the Alignment Maven, Ms. QuickTrick

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

Do You Have Alignment Know-How? Ask the Alignment Maven, Ms. QuickTrick Winter is a-coming! Not to mention the historic storms and fires from East to West coast. Rough roads, cooler temperatures, ice and snow. These all can negatively influence your tires and therefore alignment. So, here are the top 5 things to let you know you may need an alignment, followed by the top 5 things to be wary of when having an alignment done. How do you know? Handling – If your vehicle is drifting left or right, ...


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What Can Auto Businesses Do to Communicate More Effectively with Women? Step One: Get Certified!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Sep 18th, 2018 8:00am

What Can Auto Businesses Do to Communicate More Effectively with Women?  Step One: Get Certified! For auto business owners, the idea of communicating more effectively with women shouldn’t be a controversial one at all. In the United States alone there are half a million women who are actively seeking to buy a new car at any given time. Women have a heavy influence on all automotive purchases (85% of them), from the showroom to the service lane, and yet 74% of women – three quarters of us – feel misunderstood by ...


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Lynn Kehoe on Lessons Learned On and Off the Racetrack

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Sep 7th, 2018 7:00am

Lynn Kehoe on Lessons Learned On and Off the Racetrack by Jennifer Eremeeva An impulse bid at a charity auction first led Lynn Kehoe to racecar driving, but after one day behind the wheel, she knew she had found a sport and a lifestyle she could embrace with passion. “It was an unbelievable experience,” she says of her first time behind the wheel of a BMW E 30, “it took me right out of my comfort zone and left me with an incredible feeling of having risen to a challenge ...


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Patty Says: Jody DeVere Speaks on CBT News About Bringing #MeToo to the Auto Industry

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 27th, 2018 8:00am

Patty Says: Jody DeVere Speaks on CBT News About Bringing #MeToo to the Auto Industry Improving the shopping experience for women is a hot topic here at AskPatty, as you may imagine, and businesses are busy finding many ways to enhance the experience of their women customers.  It's become such a trend industry wide that CBT News brought in AskPatty CEO Jody DeVere in order to get her take on what automotive businesses can do to better serve their women customers.  In an industry that has long been marked ...


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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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