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What it is: Courtney Hansen, America’s favorite Garage Girl and the former host of The Learning Channel’s Overhaulin’ auto makeover show, a new-book author and the host of Spike TV’s weekend “Power Block,” has teamed up with Wheelbase Communications for this exclusive column. If you’re looking to build more regular readership and to bring more women into the pages of your print publication and Web pages with the help of a friendly and outgoing automotive celebrity, this bi-weekly column that alternates with our own Rhonda Wheeler is a must.
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I was at the tail end of a pack of cars that were lined up at a yield sign, all waiting for a break in traffic. Suddenly, a woman in a dirty SUV behind me got on the horn, honking with one hand and gesturing rather animatedly with the point of a lit cigarette squeezed in the other.
She either couldn’t or wouldn’t wait for the cars ahead of her to proceed safely into the flow of traffic. So, she drove over the curb, around me, clipped a bus stop and mouthed what I can only imagine were words she wouldn’t want her mother to hear stumble out of that big trap of hers.