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AskPatty is Thankful in November

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 3rd, 2014 12:35pm

It's November and between Child Safety Month, Movember, Drowsy Driving Awareness, and Thanksgiving, we have much to be thankful for. Please join us as we give support to the following important movements during November.   November is Child Safety Protection Month During November, many organizations will be sharing tips to ensure a safe environment for our children. While much of Child Safety Protection Month messaging promotes ...


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Mobile Tattletale Teams with AskPatty.com to Give Moms a Tool to Prevent Texting While Driving

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 4th, 2011 2:06pm

Mobile Tattletale, designed to prevent teenaged drivers from being able to text while driving, and in addition to traditional distribution methods, will also be marketing and distributing their app via the AskPatty.com Automotive Advice for Women website and blog.  ... Read More!


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Taking the Scare Out of Driving on Halloween

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 30th, 2008 11:44pm

Driving on Halloween can be frightening for motorists, especially when little "ghouls" and "goblins" - out after dark and full of excitement - forget road safety rules or wear costumes or masks that limit their vision. To help ensure safety on a night reserved for fun, the Car Care Council reminds motorists to drive slowly, be extra careful when entering or exiting driveways or alleyways, and make sure the vehicle's brake system works ...


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Live Chat on Car Seat Safety with General Motors and Safe Kids Buckle Up

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Sep 26th, 2008 5:23am

In recognition of Child Passenger Safety Month, Safe Kids Buckle Up,  in partnership with Chevy and GM, scheduled nearly 900 community events all across the United States during the month of September to educate parents and caregivers on how to keep children safe in and around vehicles. This follows on the heels of the Safe Kids Buckle Up program reaching a very important milestone: one million child passenger safety seats ...


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Baby Safety Month: Keep Those Kids Safe During September

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Sep 25th, 2008 4:41am

This September marks the 25th anniversary of Baby Safety Month, sponsored annually by the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association (JPMA). This year, JPMA is helping educate parents and caregivers on the safe selection and use of child restraint seats by providing valuable information for keeping baby safe in the car.JPMA is proud to support Child Passenger Safety Week, which is happening RIGHT NOW,  September 21-27, 2008! ...


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Hyperthermia Is Still a Real Threat For Our Children

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Sep 2nd, 2008 1:52pm

In the Houston area, a grand jury is considering whether or not it will charge the grandmother of a 3-year-old boy who died from being left in a car all day. Actually, 10 hours. The grandmother was supposed to take the boy to day care, but forgot and left him in the car. When she was leaving work, she realized she had left him in the car and dialed 911. Temperatures in the area reached a high of 94 degrees that day. I cannot ...


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Child Seat Safety Education Begins and Ends With Safe Kids

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 11th, 2008 3:00pm

Did you know that motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of unintentional injury-related death among children ages 14 and under? Did you also know that from 1998 to 2007, approximately 365 children--most of them aged three and younger--died from heat stroke after being trapped in a car? Both of these statistics are especially heartbreaking because, in most cases, a small amount of parental awareness and education ...


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Help Save Lives - Get AMBER Alerts on Your Cell Phone

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 7th, 2008 2:43pm

AMBER Alerts were recently issued in Connecticut, Texas, and Georgia urging residents to be on the lookout for abducted children and their abductors. Many of us wonder if there’s really anything we can do to help. I don’t know about you, but I start watching the vehicles around me a little closer when I see an AMBER Alert on the freeway signs near my home. But you can get information even when you’re ...


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Maryland May Raise Carseat Age to Eight; Should Cars Include Built-In Harnesses?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 7th, 2008 5:45pm

Maryland may require children to be in car seats an extra two years under a bill put in front of the state House and Senate. Currently the law requires a booster up to age six. The new law would extend it to eight years. The bill follows national recommendations about how old kids should be before going without a booster seat. Maryland was first in the Mid-Atlantic to pass a booster seat law, but the bill’s ...


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NHTSA Releases New Car Seat Safety Ratings

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 7th, 2008 9:34pm

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently released new car seat ease-of-use ratings. A new five-star ratings system will help parents evaluate car seat features before they buy. Safety isn’t a factor in the ratings because all seats rated by the NHTSA meet Federal Safety Standards and crash performance standards. The seats are rated in four categories: Evaluation of ...


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