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These Gifts Make Travel More Fun

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 19th, 2017 8:00am

These Gifts Make Travel More Fun Want to make travel more for fun the frequent flyer on your lists?  Check out these suggestions based on their potential traveling companion(s). Traveling with… Kids. Traveling with children is in an enriching and rewarding experience for the entire family. But getting there can often be a pain in the parental unit. Good gifts for parents who travel with children include miniature, magnetic board games, a backpack ...


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Sylvania Shines a Light on Nighttime Driving Habits [Infographic]

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 12th, 2017 8:00am

Sylvania Shines a Light on Nighttime Driving Habits [Infographic] Sylvania recently released an infographic based upon a 2017 survey that highlight ongoing driver concerns about nighttime driving and visibility on the road. The survey found that nearly 75% of drivers are concerned about poor visibility or obstacles in the road when driving at night. And while the majority of drivers agree that headlights increase visibility on the road, nearly one-third of drivers have never ...


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Ladies Offroad Network Baja 1000 Experience

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 2nd, 2017 5:00am

Ladies Offroad Network Baja 1000 Experience By Charlene Bower I knew it was going to be a lot of work. I mean a LOT of work for 13 days straight. It was imperative that I did my research and chose the right Ladies Offroad Challenge participant to join me. I can’t be more proud of Megan Stevenson and my work where we were able to produce 25 wild stories exposing all of BFGoodrich Tires efforts at the iconic 50th Anniversary of the SCORE Baja 1000. We had our own race, ...


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“Cards of Distractibility”: A New Interactive Game About Distracted Driving

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 30th, 2017 8:00am

“Cards of Distractibility”: A New Interactive Game About Distracted Driving Despite the efforts to combat distracted driving through laws and education, driving distracted is still responsible for thousands of accidents every year. Drivers of all ages continue to let their phones be their number one distraction on the road. Driving distracted means taking your full attention (eyes, mind, and hands) off of driving and puts you at a greater risk of not seeing road construction signs, traffic conditions, or even ...


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My First Time at SEMA: 5 Things I Learned

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 27th, 2017 8:00am

 My First Time at SEMA: 5 Things I Learned I got back from SEMA over two weeks ago, and I’m finally feeling recovered enough to write my wrap-up. It was my first time at SEMA, and it was insane and amazing all at the same time. I had the great pleasure of attending with Jody, or as I like to call her, the Queen of SEMA. This was Jody’s 16th year in a row. You read that right…SIXTEEN! Needless to say, I was in excellent hands and got all the insider tips on ...


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Don’t Let Your Thanksgiving Road Trip be a Turkey

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 21st, 2017 8:00am

Don’t Let Your Thanksgiving Road Trip be a Turkey One way to ensure you will get to dinner in time for turkey on Thanksgiving weekend is by making sure that the vehicle you will be driving is running well. A 10-minute pre-trip check is small potatoes compared to a big helping of inconvenience if you break down many miles away from home. A Thanksgiving pre-trip inspection helps reduce the chance of costly and possibly dangerous on the road trouble. It also provides an opportunity to ...


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Jessicann and AskPatty at the LA Auto Show

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 31st, 2017 8:00am

Jessicann and AskPatty at the LA Auto Show This year at the LA Auto Show, YouTube influencer and car DIYer Jessicann teams up with AskPatty.com founder Jody DeVere to host Girls’ Pit Stop, a female-focused space dedicated to empowering and educating women to learn more about cars. Taking place at the LA Convention Center from December 1-10, Girls’ Pit Stop will present an incredible line up of female mechanics, race car drivers, and ...


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5 Tips on How to Buy a Car for a University Student

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 30th, 2017 8:00am

5 Tips on How to Buy a Car for a University Student There are few moments that come with such a wide range of emotions as finding out that your kid has been accepted for their university placement – thrilled, excited, proud ... followed by worry, stress and contemplation – this is perhaps the biggest step into adulthood that they’ll have ever faced. For some, the thought of being away from the family home means just one thing ... no access to Mum & Dad’s Taxi ...


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Highlight Reel from the 2017 Rebelle Rally

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 26th, 2017 5:00am

Highlight Reel from the 2017 Rebelle Rally Watch the rally come to life as 72 women travel through breathtaking landscapes, subzero temperatures, and a lifetime of challenges and opportunities crammed into one epic week. No GPS. No cell phones or laptops. Just two women and a map taking on the world. This is the 2017 Rebelle Rally presented by Hoehn Adventures. "The most rewarding thing I had people say, is that your life will never be the same. And these are coming from ...


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Practical Life Lessons I Taught My Daughter from Our Summer Road Trip

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 20th, 2017 8:00am

Practical Life Lessons I Taught My Daughter from Our Summer Road Trip When you start to think about life lessons, you need to think about the simple things that you may not think about on a daily basis, but lessons that will stick with your child as they age. I was fortunately able to teach my daughter some life lessons as we were on our summer road trip. To give you a bit of a back story, I am not rich by any means. I am a single mom who just happens to be a little car savvy because, well, I have to ...


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