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Keep Your Teen Safe Behind the Wheel

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Aug 13th, 2010 7:42pm

In preparation for the school year, parents of teen drivers can help keep their kids safe by teaching them behind-the-wheel essentials, including driving basics, proper car maintenance, what to do in emergencies and how driving under the influence can affect motor vehicle operating skills. Consider the information below before handing the keys over to your newly licensed driver. ... Read More!


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Keep Your Teens Safe at Prom

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 24th, 2008 9:46am

It won’t be long until Prom season is upon us. Boys and girls dressed in their finery will head to dinner and then dancing. Mom’s worrying will start before they leave the house. Will they be safe? What if there’s drinking? How will they get home? To protect your teen and make the night memorable, you might think about hiring a chauffeured car. And if you share the costs with some other parents, the ...


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Mean Mom Sells Son’s Car When She Finds Alcohol

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 5th, 2008 2:13pm

A Des Moines mom calls herself the “meanest mom on the planet.” When Jane Hambleton found alcohol in her son’s car — breaking one of two rules set when she bought the car — she decided to sell the car. So she put an ad in the paper. But not only did she put an ad in the paper, she told every reader of The Des Moines Register exactly what her son did. The ad said: "OLDS 1999 Intrigue. ...


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Teen Drivers: Track Them or Trust Them?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 8th, 2007 1:30pm

Auto insurance companies have started offering devices for parents to monitor teen driving habits. Services include in-car cameras or global positioning devices. The intent? Reducing teen accidents. We all know that insurance is higher for teens because they tend to get in more accidents. But is looking over their shoulder the right solution? Teen fatality rates are four times higher than most drivers over 25. And with ...


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Bridgestone Firestone Safety Scholars YouTube Video Contest Gives Creative Voice to Young Drivers

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 23rd, 2007 2:54pm

Every parent knows the hard truth; teens often listen to their peers more than they listen to parents or teachers. And there’s another hard reality: car crashes claim the lives of more 16 – 21 year-olds than any other cause. With that in mind, Bridgestone Firestone North American Tire, LLC is turning to teens for solutions to help make our roads safer for everyone by launching the Safety Scholars Video ...


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