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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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What Type of Driver Are You?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 19th, 2016 8:00am

What Type of Driver Are You? What type of driver are you?  Of course, we’re all great drivers, aren’t we?  Just ask any of your friends and see what they say.  Having said that, 85% of crashes are due to human error.  So I guess we all aren’t great drivers after all.  How many people do you know who’ve taken any form of driver training after they got their driver’s license?  Do you practice driving every ...


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Share the Road Safely: AskPatty offers 10 #BackToSchool #Safety Tips

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Sep 7th, 2016 12:01pm

Share the Road Safely: AskPatty offers 10 #BackToSchool #Safety Tips More school-age pedestrians are killed during the hour before and after school than any other time of day, according to NHTSA. In fact, SafeRoutesInfo.org reports that more children are hit by cars near school than at any other location. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, in fall 2016, approximately 50.4 million students will attend public elementary and secondary schools. And upcoming high school ...


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Defensive New Driver Tips Hometown Edition

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 10th, 2016 12:05am

Defensive New Driver Tips Hometown Edition When we think of defensive driving, we often focus on our local highway situations. The fact of the matter is we need to be just as careful close to home, because that's where we do most of our driving. We can't let our familiar surroundings keep us from driving defensively. Defensive driving begins with the proper attitude. Have in mind that you won't let anyone take your safety away from you. You'll be aware of ...


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Tips To Help Your Teen Be a Better Driver

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Aug 31st, 2015 11:59pm

It’s that time of year when we send our kids back to school, and for the first time, some of them will be driving themselves -- and maybe even siblings -- to and from campus. Regardless of whether they’re headed off to a college in another city or state, or just driving to the school across town, AskPatty knows you want your teen driver to be as safe as possible behind the wheel. National Highway Traffic Safety ...


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Drive Train Service in Thousand Oaks at AskPatty.com, Inc

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 16th, 2015 9:12am

The drive train in your vehicle includes all the vital components that transfer power from the transmission to the wheels. Those components differ depending on what type of vehicle you drive, namely, front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive, all-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. The preventive maintenance your driveshaft needs will also differ by what type of vehicle you drive. Let’s start with front-wheel drive. In ...


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How I Drive | Profile of Jody DeVere, AskPatty.com BeCarChic

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 7th, 2015 2:29pm

Have you heard of AskPatty.com? Today we’re happy to share the driving profile of its founder, Jody DeVere. AskPatty.com helps women have the best car buying and servicing experiences by providing a database of Certified Female Friendly automotive retail locations across the United States and Canada. To say the least, Jody is kind of a big deal in the industry – an automotive journalist, safety spokeswoman and car ...


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Viva la Differential At AskPatty.com, Inc In Thousand Oaks

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 30th, 2014 10:29am

There are a lot of Thousand Oaks people who are due for a differential service, but had never heard of a differential before. With front-wheel drive being so common in CA these days, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service, so most Thousand Oaks folks don’t even have to think about it. And rear-wheel drive differentials don’t need to be serviced for years, so ...


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Valvoline Instant Oil Change Collecting Toys for Stevie Wonder Benefit Concert

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 10th, 2014 9:19pm

Valvoline Instant Oil Change locations around Southern California are collecting unwrapped toys for Stevie Wonder’s 19th Annual "House Full of Toys" community toy drive. The toy drive culminates on Saturday, December 20th with Stevie Wonder’s "House Full of Toys" benefit concert at The Forum.  All toys collected during the drive will be presented to Stevie Wonder’s "We Are You Foundation,"  spreading the ...


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Automakers woo women drivers - Toronto Star Canada

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 10th, 2014 12:06pm

automakers that aren’t able to woo the ladies might just land themselves in the dollar doghouse. ... Read More!


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