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AskPatty's Guide To Great Winter Family Escapes

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 6th, 2016 5:21pm

Looking for some great family activities during the cold winter weather? AskPatty has gathered a selection of great winter escapes for the family.   Winter can be a magical time to travel. Most of the warm-weather touristy crowds have vanished from popular destinations and have been replaced by local snow and ice festivals, Christmas villages, and unforgettable New Years celebrations. National parks and vast wilderness areas ...


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12 Winter Tire and Driving Safety Tips from AskPatty and NEXEN Tire

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 30th, 2015 12:52pm

So, winter is approaching and Jack Frost will soon begin making guest appearances across the country, bringing rain, sleet, and snow to the West; and snowstorms in the Pacific Northwest and Northeast. Accidents caused by winter weather result in 150,000 injuries and 2,000 deaths each year, on average, according to a study by the Federal Highway Administration. Because severe winter weather can make driving treacherous, AskPatty has ...


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Sub-Zero Wake-Up Call: Winterize Your Vehicle Now

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 28th, 2014 1:56pm

The recent record cold weather in most of the country should be a wake-up call to motorists who have not yet winterized their vehicles, says the Car Care Council. “Sub-zero temperatures can stress out a vehicle, as well as its driver,” said Rich White, executive director, Car Care Council. “The recent record low temperatures are a harsh reminder to be car care aware. During this break from the cold and snow, ...


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Winter Driving Tips from NHTSA

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 27th, 2013 1:45am

Many of us will be traveling for the holidays, and if you're among them, you want to make sure you reach your destination safely!  This year, in an effort to help educate drivers with some good habits for Winter Driving Safety, the NHTSA has put together a super-neat interactive graphic!  Check it out below - zoom in on the snowglobe and learn some great winter driving safety tips as you navigate around the icy and snowy ...


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Winter Tire Tips from Cooper Tire and Ask Patty

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 23rd, 2012 1:48am

When the weather gets colder, our cars get more temperamental – but slow starts, frozen doors, and frosted glass isn't all you have to worry about as your family's Tire Super-Mom. Have you paid attention to those tires as the temperatures plummeted? If the answer is no, you're not alone – but fret not! Cooper Tire andAskPatty.com have joined forces once again to bring you important Winter Tire Safety Tips.


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AskPatty.com Jody DeVere Featured in Woman's World Magazine 1/6/2011 Issue

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 6th, 2011 6:31pm

- Best of Car-Winterizing Tools ... Read More!


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It's National Informed Women Month and National Car Care Month

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 15th, 2010 1:41am

"After a long hard winter like we've just had, several car care considerations can protect the performance and longevity of your vehicle, beginning with motor oil -  your vehicle's life blood, says Jody DeVere, automotive expert and CEO of www.AskPatty.com.High-quality motor oils are designed to fulfill higher-spec demands that apply to millions of cars. Pennzoil and Quaker State, for example, invest heavily in comprehensive ...


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AskPatty.com Featured in Oprah Winfrey O Magazine January 2009

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 15th, 2008 7:35pm

AskPatty.com is featured in a winter driving safety article on page 32 of the January 2009 issue of Oprah Winfrey's O Magazine on newsstands now! In the O Magazine article titled "Drive, She Said" AskPatty.com President Jody DeVere shares winter car care tips and advice to help women stay safe amid the snow, slush, and ice. DeVere offers such tips such as "Have a mechanic check your brakes, antifreeze, and wiper blades; make sure your ...


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Winter Tire Safety Tips

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 25th, 2008 10:21pm

Winter brings many challenges for your car each year, but perhaps the most nerve-wracking is the hazardous driving conditions you'll have to face. Even though the groundhog has already seen its shadow, it's not too late to consider switching your all-season tires to winter ones for increased safety and peace of mind. Rubber compounds in tires are made to perform in specific temperatures: summer tires are very ...


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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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