AskPatty Certified Female Friendly Logo

Post About "In" Page 1 of 138


NHTSA Focus on Safety — Cool Tips for a Safe Summer Trip

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 21st, 2019 8:00am

NHTSA Focus on Safety — Cool Tips for a Safe Summer Trip Of the many great things about summertime, few match the fun of a family road trip. Before you hook up that new boat or camper, or hit the road with your family or friends in your car, SUV, pickup, or RV, take the time to review these summer travel safety tips. Prevention and planning may take a little time up front, but will spare you from dealing with the consequences of a breakdown—or worse yet, a highway ...


Continue Reading "NHTSA Focus on Safety — Cool Tips for a Safe Summer Trip" »


Green Means GO!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 19th, 2019 4:00am

Green Means GO! In April, as winter comes to an end, it is time to get your car ready for spring driving and summer road trips! April is National Car Care Month, which reminds you to take car of any issues that may have occurred or been ignored during winter - plus, April 22 is Earth Day, reminding us all to take care to observe good Green driving practices, saving fuel, saving money, and being a little nicer to our planet, too. Have you checked ...


Continue Reading "Green Means GO!" »


International Women's Day 2019

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 8th, 2019 4:00am

International Women's Day 2019 International Women’s Day is a global day of recognition that celebrates all the achievements of women – social, political, scientific, and beyond  – while striving for gender equality. International Women's Day has been observed since the early 20th century, and is now internationally recognized every year on March 8, as a part of Women's History Month. While it does have its roots in the socialist ...


Continue Reading "International Women's Day 2019" »


Winter Driving Safety Tip #10: Get a checkup!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 30th, 2019 8:00am

Winter Driving Safety Tip #10: Get a checkup! An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure – if you’re due for vehicle maintenance, don't put it off.  Find an AskPatty Certified Female Friendly service provider today.


Continue Reading "Winter Driving Safety Tip #10: Get a checkup!" »


Winter Driving Safety Tip #9: What if you're stranded?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 29th, 2019 8:00am

Winter Driving Safety Tip #9: What if you're stranded? If you happen to get stranded in wintry conditions, don’t panic, and stay in your vehicle. Run the engine if you can in short periods to keep warm. You are much more likely to find help if you stay with your vehicle than if you wander off on your own.


Continue Reading "Winter Driving Safety Tip #9: What if you're stranded?" »


Winter Driving Safety Tip #8: Plan your route

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 28th, 2019 8:00am

Winter Driving Safety Tip #8: Plan your route If you’re planning a longer trip, make sure that others know where you’re going, and when you plan to arrive, as well as the route you’ll take. If you break down or have an accident along the way, you'll want trusted loved ones to know where to start looking for you.


Continue Reading "Winter Driving Safety Tip #8: Plan your route" »


Winter Driving Safety Tip #7: Winter tires

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 25th, 2019 8:00am

Winter Driving Safety Tip #7: Winter tires Winter tires are made of softer rubber than summer or all-season tires.  They stand up to the cold much better, and will grip the road well on the coldest of days. 


Continue Reading "Winter Driving Safety Tip #7: Winter tires" »


Winter Driving Safety Tip #6: Pack a vehicle emergency kit

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 24th, 2019 8:00am

Winter Driving Safety Tip #6: Pack a vehicle emergency kit If you don’t already have a car emergency kit, now is the time to pack one. Non-perishable food, bottled water, flares or lights, tools, and provisions to keep warm are essential. Check out the full list below.


Continue Reading "Winter Driving Safety Tip #6: Pack a vehicle emergency kit" »


Winter Driving Safety Tip #5: Plan ahead for lane changes

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 23rd, 2019 8:00am

Winter Driving Safety Tip #5: Plan ahead for lane changes Before changing lanes, check your mirrors, your blind spots, and use your turn signals.  Taking a few seconds to ensure that everything is clear before changing lanes can prevent a major mishap, especially in slippery conditions.


Continue Reading "Winter Driving Safety Tip #5: Plan ahead for lane changes" »


Winter Driving Safety Tip #4: Don't be fooled!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 22nd, 2019 8:00am

Winter Driving Safety Tip #4: Don't be fooled! Don’t be fooled by warm, wet ice.  This ice is even slipperier than hard, frozen ice!  It may look like the road is just wet, or slushy - don't take any chances!


Continue Reading "Winter Driving Safety Tip #4: Don't be fooled!" »



Need Car Advice?

Ask The Experts!

Looking for a New or Used Car?

Search for our Certified Female Friendly® Car Buying Marketplace locations

Help Our Charities