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Snow Means Fun Fun Fun!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 25th, 2008 9:42am

I like snow as much as the next person, which is about this much (holding fingers only an inch apart). The reason being that snow basically brings with it wet socks, wet floor mats, too many layers, red noses, and the harsh reality of needing a vehicle that can handle the winter weather. There are many different things you can do to make driving in snow and winter conditions safer. You can invest in good winter tires - ...


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Tests Show All-Season Tires Inadequate For Winter Driving

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 11th, 2007 4:54am

Millions of drivers riding on All-Season tires will be unprepared for winter this year, say experts at The Tire Rack. Government statistics show some 70 percent of winter injuries and deaths related to snow and ice occur in automobiles. Even with All-Season tires and electronic driver's aids, most vehicles are not fully equipped to keep a good grip on the road in winter driving conditions. Tests conducted at The ...


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Wet Weather Driving Tips

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 6th, 2007 10:05am

According to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration statistics, nearly one million vehicle accidents a year occur in wet weather. Many of these rainy-day wrecks are caused by motorists failing to appreciate the vast difference between driving in wet and dry conditions, says Peter Cunningham, a championship-winning race car driver who tours the United States for Firestone, teaching driving skills and discussing ...


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If It Looks Like A Flat, Feels Like A Flat, And Sounds Like A Flat, Guess What…!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 1st, 2007 8:36am

A flat tire shouldn’t be reason for panic. “In schools where drivers’ education isn’t available,” observes one educator, “tire changing ought to be included in home economics.” The Car Care Council suggests that motorists who are unprepared to deal with a flat tire are faced not only with added expense and inconvenience; they also are more vulnerable to foul weather and ...


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Risky Chinese Imports Endanger American Lives

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 18th, 2007 6:17pm

According to a recent article by Andrew Martin in the New York Times, Federal officials are requiring a small New Jersey importer to recall 450,000 radial tires, because they are missing the safety gum strip that prevents the tread from separating. Apparently, the tires were originally manufactured in China by Hangzhou Zhongce Rubber for a variety of pickup trucks, sport/utility vehicles, and vans. These defective tires ...


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Kicking the Tires Virtually: Buying Tires Online

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 14th, 2007 10:21pm

By Lori Robertson, SCCA Solo National Champion Internet shopping is a wondrous thing – compare prices, click and buy, day or night, and get your order dropped right on your doorstep. But what about tires? As with most online purchases today, the majority of shoppers are women. And when they shop for tires, nearly all of them go into an actual store to ask employees for recommendations, comparing a range of ...


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Dad a car nut? Rev him up this Father's Day with these unique gifts

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 5th, 2007 1:16pm

Father's Day is coming up and gift givers everywhere are thinking about what to get Dad. We're pretty sure he doesn't need another tie, so our colleagues at TireRack.com have compiled a range of ideas that those Dads passionate about cars might actually find useful. Hate watching Dad cringe every time he fills up the tank? The Accutire Air10 Gauge with built-in LED flashlight will help him save money by ...


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Ask Patty Articles Show Up On Blogs and News Channels Across U.S.! Week of April 29 through May 5

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 5th, 2007 9:18pm

Friday, May 4 "AskPatty.com taps Chumney for reaching women car buyers" AskPatty.com Inc., an automotive site targeting women, picked Chumney & Associates Inc., West Palm Beach, FL, as its agency of record. A specialist in auto advertising, Chumney is tasked with helping the Ask Patty Certified Female Friendly dealers reach women car buyers. Billings were not disclosed. Read the complete news article at dmnews.com ...


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Fox News Reprints Ask Patty Article

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 21st, 2007 6:50am

147 Million Gallons of Wasted Gas? It's a Drop in the Bucket Blog Name: Ask Patty Friday, April 20, 2007 Reprinted from CarCare.org Loose gas caps, underinflated tires, faulty thermostats, worn spark plugs, malfunctioning engine controls, poor wheel alignment and the list goes on. These are among the conditions that daily cost consumers millions of dollars in wasted fuel. "Something as innocuous ...


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Divine Caroline Features Ask Patty Article

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 19th, 2007 11:14pm

    Dear Ask Patty ., Congratulations! Your story is published. Have a look.   Proper Spring Tire Maintenance a Must ...


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