In the Driver's Seat: A Girl's Guide to Her First Car

In the Driver s Seat A Girl s Guide to Her First Car Women make up than half of the drivers on the road but most girls still don t know the difference between a lug nut and a dipstick This engaging comprehensive and entertaining guide teaches girls t

  • Title: In the Driver's Seat: A Girl's Guide to Her First Car
  • Author: Erika Stalder
  • ISBN: 9780980073249
  • Page: 446
  • Format: Paperback
  • Women make up than half of the drivers on the road, but most girls still don t know the difference between a lug nut and a dipstick This engaging, comprehensive, and entertaining guide teaches girls to get intimate with their four wheeled friends Includes Buying and insuring a CarFixing minor problemsLearning what s under the hoodChoosing a mechanicSurviving emergenWomen make up than half of the drivers on the road, but most girls still don t know the difference between a lug nut and a dipstick This engaging, comprehensive, and entertaining guide teaches girls to get intimate with their four wheeled friends Includes Buying and insuring a CarFixing minor problemsLearning what s under the hoodChoosing a mechanicSurviving emergency situationsStyling your ridePLUS Fun sidebars and statistics about women behind the wheel

    One thought on “In the Driver's Seat: A Girl's Guide to Her First Car”

    1. Finally got through this. Seems a very calm and competent approach to car ownership, although I don't know that it'll actually persuade many teenage (or adult) girls to do the monthly checks of fluids, tires, etc. Great concept, though. Finds the right balance between vague and tediously detailed, providing just enough info to orient the reader while directing her to additional resources for further info as needed.It's also appropriately sized to leave in the glovebox, although I don't think tha [...]

    2. I thought this was a decent book. It did get a little cutesy for my tastes ("You're a teenage girl (presumably) so let's make a few cultural references and use short words!"), but it was nowhere near as obnoxious as it could have been and I learned a fair amount. I'd recommend it.

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