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Jody DeVere: Women are a ‘Social Network’

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 6th, 2020 10:10am

February 25, 2020   Jody DeVere Jody DeVere According to a recent study by Pew Research, women participate more on many social networks, including Facebook and Instagram, than men do.  In addition, women use social media differently than men do. While men tend to use social media to build influence, women look to make connections and learn new things – making the female audience on social media a fertile ...


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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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Mobile Tattletale Teams with AskPatty.com to Give Moms a Tool to Prevent Texting While Driving

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 4th, 2011 2:06pm

Mobile Tattletale, designed to prevent teenaged drivers from being able to text while driving, and in addition to traditional distribution methods, will also be marketing and distributing their app via the AskPatty.com Automotive Advice for Women website and blog.  ... Read More!


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Baby Safety Month: Keep Those Kids Safe During September

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Sep 25th, 2008 4:41am

This September marks the 25th anniversary of Baby Safety Month, sponsored annually by the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association (JPMA). This year, JPMA is helping educate parents and caregivers on the safe selection and use of child restraint seats by providing valuable information for keeping baby safe in the car.JPMA is proud to support Child Passenger Safety Week, which is happening RIGHT NOW,  September 21-27, 2008! ...


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Geico Educates Teen Drivers in Dallas

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 29th, 2008 3:22pm

Geico is working to change the fate of teen drivers in Dallas, Texas. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), auto accidents are the #1 killer of teens age 16-19. Geico associates in Dallas want to change that by talking to teens through Geico’s national teen safe driving speakers bureau. They plan to take their show on the road and meet with high school classes. Why? To give ...


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Have you experienced the joy of live traffic updates?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 26th, 2008 3:20pm

I'm not sure what it's like for drivers in other cities, but as a resident of Los Angeles, I know I can't go anywhere without checking SigAlert.com before hitting the freeway. Unfortunately, the minute I turn off my computer, I'm out of touch with the constantly changing traffic landscape, and the radio traffic updates don't help much when stuck in a snarl and it's nine minutes away from the next ...


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New AAA Information Assists Aging Drivers

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 16th, 2008 7:32pm

The Automobile Association of America (AAA), in partnership with the University of Florida's National Older Driver Research and Training Center (NODRTC), recently released its "Smart Features for Mature Drivers" program. The program identifies vehicle features that can assist drivers with visual, physical, and mental changes that are frequently encountered as they age. The announcement addresses ...


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NHTSA Releases New Car Seat Safety Ratings

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 7th, 2008 9:34pm

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently released new car seat ease-of-use ratings. A new five-star ratings system will help parents evaluate car seat features before they buy. Safety isn’t a factor in the ratings because all seats rated by the NHTSA meet Federal Safety Standards and crash performance standards. The seats are rated in four categories: Evaluation of ...


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Do Cell Phones Make Your Commute Longer?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 7th, 2008 2:09pm

We all do it people. Don’t even act like you don’t. We chat on our cell phones while driving to work, running errands, dropping off the kids, picking up dinner – you get the idea. I’ve even been sitting in my car and found myself thinking “man there’s nothing on the radio…I’m bored…I should call my mom…” Like there isn’t the business of DRIVING ...


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The Other Side of Christmas - A Tribute to The Grinch

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 27th, 2007 3:24pm

So Christmas is over, the holiday shopping, wrapping , cooking , travel ,caroling, charity events , Church services, cards sent, gifts mailed, calls made to loved ones, gifts given and unwrapped (whew) . BUT OH, those Grinch types who tried to steal Christmas from my family along the way this year! They always provide a challenge each year to an already stressful and busy time. Car Dealer Grinch: My daughter ...


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