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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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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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Ex-Con Cabbie Carjacks Passenger (aka Robbie Gordon Films a New Pepsi Commercial)

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 5th, 2014 1:30am

Social media is abuzz with chatter about how an automotive journalist was recently kidnapped by an ex-con cabbie and taken along in a police chase. In the reality-style YouTube video, the guy squeals like a baby from the back seat of the taxi, and begs the driver to let him out, pleading “this never works. THIS NEVER WORKS!!” Meanwhle, the cops chase them at high speeds, lights and sirens blaring, through an industrial ...


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Shifting Out of Neutral

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 30th, 2013 1:32am

When Marta Moren goes to work at Georgetown only female mechanic on the shop floor, and even though she’s only 24 years old (and always sports pink nail polish) she’s got the talent of a veteran. For the last two years, Moren has won a Grand Master Gold Technician Award in a hands-on skills competition. She competed against 160 finalists (selected from 7,000 technicians) and earned one of the 44 awards handed out in ...


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Flats not Heels for this Test Driver

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 26th, 2012 11:52am

When we saw our old friend Jody DeVere at the recent female-focused driving event Heels & Wheels, it reminded us of how much we appreciate her “Spark Plug” nature. ... Read More!


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The Liberated Lady Driver

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 15th, 2010 5:54pm

While female car owners may express an interest in the inner workings of the automobile, or seek a car noted for its performance rather than comfort or luxury, marketers continue to rely on gender stereotypes to sell cars to women. ... Read More!


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