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AskPatty Mentioned in Driving Safety: 35 Resources & Tips To Drive Confidently

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 10th, 2018 8:00am

AskPatty Mentioned in Driving Safety: 35 Resources & Tips To Drive Confidently Earlier this year AskPatty brought you a post on Dangerous Driving Habits, and chief among them were distracted driving, impaired driving, and aggressive driving.  This month, our friends over at Denmon & Pearlman of St. Petersburg put up a very cool infographic and article on the dangers of distracted driving, as well as their own breakdown on the deadliest and most dangerous driving habits, and we're happy to say that ...


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April is National Car Care Month! Tips from AskPatty.com

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 6th, 2018 5:00am

April is National Car Care Month!  Tips from AskPatty.com April is the Car Care Council's National Car Care Month!  Every year in April (and again in October) CarCare.org and AskPatty.com remind all of our readers of the importance of regular vehicle maintenance. Car care month inspection lanes can be found at nearly any auto service facility, and are a part of the auto aftermarket's ongoing public awareness efforfts.  Every year during National Car Care month, volunteers ...


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2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross: New 2018 Compact CUV Choice

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 28th, 2018 8:00am

2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross: New 2018 Compact CUV Choice By Brandy A. Schaffels As today's new car shoppers leave their compact coupes and sedans behind in favor of functional and practical crossover utility vehicles, manufacturers are expanding their offerings to attract this growing audience. Mitsubishi joins the growing crossover utility fray this year with its brand-new Eclipse Cross, which joins the Outlander and Outlander Sport to form a formidable CUV trio for the company. ...


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5 tips to Pay for Car Repairs Even Without an Emergency Fund

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 16th, 2018 8:00am

5 tips to Pay for Car Repairs Even Without an Emergency Fund By Lidia Staron, Guest Contributor Every car owner sooner or later faces the inevitable – having their car repaired. Unfortunately, not everyone is prepared enough for the cost, which ranges from $500 to $2,000. In fact, only 39% of Americans have enough savings to cover an emergency. Gladly, anyone can have their car fixed without getting buried in debts. Here’s how:   1. Checking the Insurance Policy All cars ...


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How to fix leaky vehicles without breaking the bank

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 13th, 2018 8:00am

How to fix leaky vehicles without breaking the bank Drivers expect to experience a few bumps in the road as their vehicles age. While certain issues, such as worn shocks or engine troubles, are best left to the professionals, drivers can address many other issues that commonly affect aging vehicles on their own. Fluid leaks are one of the more routine problems that plague older vehicles. While leaks are not necessarily a sign of doom and gloom, they tend to distress vehicle owners and ...


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6 Reasons Why Diesel Engines Are Better for the Environment

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 1st, 2018 8:00am

6 Reasons Why Diesel Engines Are Better for the Environment When discussing the automotive industry, diesel has long had a negative image. Many people hear the words "diesel engine" and automatically have visions of loud clattering noises and belching clouds of blueish-black smoke depositing a layer of soot on everything nearby. Most of this is based on a consumer's limited knowledge of the transport trucks chugging along the highways and interstates. Even among those who are not ...


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AskPatty.com Named as One of CARJOJO's 11 Best Car Sites for Women

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 12th, 2018 8:00am

AskPatty.com Named as One of CARJOJO's 11 Best Car Sites for Women The team at CARJOJO went looking for car websites made by women for women, and of course AskPatty.com is one of the sites thy found.  Among all the blogs, auto experts, companies, non-profits, review sites, and women out there trying to empower, enlighten, and entertain other women in the auto world, a few websites stood out.  Among those standouts was AskPatty.com, and as a result, our site earned a spot on CARJOJO's 11 ...


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AskPatty Featured on 50 Best Car Blogs for Car Fanatics

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

AskPatty Featured on 50 Best Car Blogs for Car Fanatics Denmon and Pearlman, a law office in the Tampa Bay region, recently compiled their list of the 50 best car blogs for car enthusiasts, and AskPatty made the list!  We're in the Best Car Advice blogs section, and we're pleased as punch to be there.  Thanks for the mention! If you're looking for even more car blog goodness, you can see the whole list here: https://denmon.lawyer/best-car-blogs/


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New Year, New You, Used Car - Tips on Buying a Used Car in the New Year

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 10th, 2018 8:00am

New Year, New You, Used Car -  Tips on Buying a Used Car in the New Year For many people, buying a used car as a woman once ranked right up there with a dentist visit.  However, today times have changed, and the process of buying a used car doesn't have to be as horrific as it used to be.  Today, women are informed consumers who hold the family purse-strings and have armed themselves with all the available information to make a used car purchase experience far less stressful.  Today, ...


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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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