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This Memorial Day Teens Can Turn To Web For Safe Driving Tips To Survive 'Deadliest Driving Season'

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 23rd, 2007 6:23pm

Memorial Day weekend kicks off the beginning of summer days of fun, but according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, (NHTSA), it also kicks off the deadliest driving season of the year. On average, 269 more people die in traffic fatalities each month during the summer than in any other season of the year. Of the 25 deadliest days on American roads over the past five years, 20 of them fell during the ...


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AskPatty Pressroom, May 2, 2007

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 2nd, 2007 5:43pm

AskPatty, MyCarPage, and our Second Life Storefront Get Blogged; Chevy Rev it and the Blog Carnival get TV News Exposure WXII12.com news: "Chevy-Powered 'Rev it Up 2007' Descends on Six Cities" "Chevrolet has announced "Rev It Up 2007: Where Drivers Come To Play" (www.revitup.com), a day of competition and fun geared to automotive enthusiasts. Competitors pay just $25, and their friends and ...


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Ask Patty Articles Show Up On Blogs and News Channels Across U.S.! Week of April 22 through April 28

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 28th, 2007 9:03pm

Saturday, April 28 "Alicia Silverstone Does Her Part" You can always count on Alicia Silverstone to do what she can to help promote awareness to environmental issues. Dennis Hopper and his wife, Victoria, hosted the "Innovation and Alternative Energy: The Truth, Convenient or Not" panel discussion at their home. The event was sponsored by Lexus and The Week Magazine... Read the complete blog post at ...


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Child Seat Choices for Your Ride

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 26th, 2007 4:24pm

With the summer holiday around the corner and likely a lot of driving ahead of you, child safety should be in the forefront of your mind. But what, with all the preparations and planning to do, it might be the last thing you are thinking about. We’ve put together some great tips – with the help of The Car Seat Lady - for you to keep in mind this summer when you are buckling in your kids. There are two basic ...


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Ask Patty Blog Carnival Week Around the Auto World: April 23

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 24th, 2007 7:49pm

It seems as if April Fools Day was just here yesterday, and now the end of the month is quickly approaching. So, before April slips away, let us take this opportunity to remind you about some not-so-foolish things. Like how important it is to wear your seatbelt and other ways you can improve your safety as well as the environment. Consumer Reports reminds us that driving can be dangerous and seatbelts are an ...


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Hummer 'Courageous Kids' program delivers child-sized Hummers to hospitals nationwide

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 24th, 2007 3:52pm

Here's a cool thing that came across my desktop this morning: Many hospitals across the United States will soon be adding child-sized, battery-operated Hummer vehicles to their pediatric units. The subcompact suvs are being donated by Hummer dealerships under a program called "Courageous Kids." The Hummers are used by young patients who may "drive" themselves into surgery or for other medical ...


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Ask Patty Blog Carnival Week Around the Auto World: April 23

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 23rd, 2007 7:00pm

It seems as if April Fools Day was just here yesterday, and now the end of the month is quickly approaching. So, before April slips away, let us take this opportunity to remind you about some not-so-foolish things. Like how important it is to wear your seatbelt and other ways you can improve your safety as well as the environment. Consumer Reports reminds us that driving can be dangerous and seatbelts are an ...


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Underneath is Often Overlooked: Check the Vehicle Chassis

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 18th, 2007 1:58pm

Courtesy of AC Delco Preventive maintenance typically implies looking under the vehicle's hood; often, though, it's the chassis underneath the vehicle that's overlooked. According to the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA), underperformed vehicle maintenance in the American automotive aftermarket industry is more than $50 billion annually. Brakes, shocks and struts, and chassis ...


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Ask Patty Blog Carnival Week Around the Auto World: April 17

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 17th, 2007 7:49pm

Due to some unusual holiday on the East Coast, the deadline for your Income Taxes has been extended until today, April 17. If you're not done with them yet, don't stop now! Finish your taxes, then come back to read the AskPatty carnival. Otherwise, step right up to enjoy our collection of female friendly automotive links. The five senses - hearing, sight, smell, taste and touch - are important for learning about ...


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Fox is Driving me crazy, Episode 2

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 17th, 2007 3:29am

Does Fox cross the gender lines with its new action-adventure driving drama? I'm not sure. Last night after watching the premiere of DRIVE on Fox, I was unable to say whether I liked or disliked the show. I chalked it up to too many distractions and watching the show too late at night. But since then, I've been discussing it with a male friend of mine. He had a much different opinion. He said he ...


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