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5 Things that Won’t Get You Out of a Speeding Ticket

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 10th, 2017 12:00pm

5 Things that Won’t Get You Out of a Speeding Ticket Drive long enough and you’ll hear all sorts of tips and tricks for how to beat speeding tickets. While some advice may work once in a blue moon – such as crying – many are simply inaccurate. In the worst-case scenario, they could get you in more trouble. Here are five of the most commonly heard tips that won’t work from either a legal standpoint, a practical standpoint, or both. 1: Making excuses. It ...


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AskPatty in Tire Review: Getting More from Your Social Media Efforts

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 17th, 2013 2:17pm

Social media is everywhere. If you run a business, you can’t avoid hearing about it! Whether it is a Facebook profile, Twitter account, Pinterest Board or LinkedIn page, all of these tools quickly add up to a significant percentage of your market share. So, what do you do once you’ve set up your business page on Facebook or created a Google+ account? You did all the right things but if you’re still not seeing ...


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AskPatty eNews: January 2013 - Getting Rid of an Old Ride, and more

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 23rd, 2013 1:38am

Out with the old and in with the new -- car, that is. We asked Kelley Blue Book analyst Alec Gutierrez to decode three options for getting rid of your old car, so you can make room for a shiny, new one.   There are perfectly good options for selling a used car privately, trading it in or donating it. We mapped out the pros and cons of each, so the process can be as easy as a Sunday drive.   Check out the whole ...


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Green Car Buying on a Budget?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 29th, 2009 5:12am

It seems that everyone we talk to is on a tighter budget these days, and most of them tell us watching their pennies has become more than just a hobby. It doesn't matter whether it's groceries, clothing, or gas, we're all looking for the best deal whenever possible.


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Car Sales and Politics - A Perfect Combination for Election Day

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 4th, 2008 7:58pm

In the final hours of Election Day, the candidates are battling for every vote. U.S. News and World Report says  "They might be able to save some time by checking out the kind of cars voters are driving...what people drive tends to show how they vote."  For example, pickup truck drivers are 3.5 times more likely to be Republicans than Democrats. What does your car say about your own political preferences?Regardless of whether ...


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Audi Mileage Marathon: Amy's Audi Adventure!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 13th, 2008 1:46pm

Yesterday, I got up bright and early to hop on a plane to Denver, Colorado.  Jody Devere from www.askpatty.com asked me if I would like to represent Ask Patty and participate in the Audi Mileage Marathon  by driving a new Audi A4 TDI Clean Diesel from Denver to Las Vegas. Of course I said YES!The Audi Mileage Marathon started on Oct. 6th. A fleet of 23 diesel-powered Audis rolled out of NYC and started heading west. The first ...


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On my way home, again.

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 16th, 2008 6:52pm

I typing this on an airplane on my way home to Los Angeles, marveling over where my travels have taken me within the last week: More than 8000 miles on three airlines (Northwest, American, Frontier), six different airports (Los Angeles 4x, Chicago Midway 2x, Las Vegas McCarren, Denver 2x, Chicago OHare, and Detroit 2x), and a total of eight separate planes (On Friday, I identified each animal emblazoned on the tails ...


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Megan Reitenour moving up in racing ranks

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 13th, 2008 6:49pm

Megan Reitenour is a sixteen-year-old, third generation racer. Racing first grabbed her interest at the age of two when she used to “race” in her pink Barbie Corvette. Her Dad placed pillows behind and underneath Megan, so she could reach the pedals of the car. At age four, she advanced to a Quad Runner, and eventually to a Quarter Midget at age five. She stayed in the Quarter Midget Series for seven ...


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Top Tips to Get Road Ready for Summer's Family Road Trips

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 6th, 2008 7:00pm

Memorial day has come and gone so that means it's officially opening weekend for summer travel. So, do you want to cruise the Florida Coast, meander the mountains of North Carolina, or check out the culture in cowboy land? Families planning their next road trip should look no further than getroadready.com. The all-inclusive online resource from Prestone Products, featuring content licensed from Rand McNally, includes ...


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Top Tips to Get Road Ready for Summer's Family Road Trips

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 24th, 2008 5:00am

Memorial Day is here, and that means it's officially opening weekend for summer travel. So, do you want to cruise the Florida Coast, meander the mountains of North Carolina, or check out the culture in cowboy land? Families planning their next road trip should look no further than getroadready.com. The all-inclusive online resource from Prestone Products, featuring content licensed from Rand McNally, includes handy ...


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