Archive: April 2011

Memory of the Month: All for one, and one for all!

By on April 28, 2011 at 4:09 PM

In honor of GEICO’s 75th anniversary, we’re sharing an image from GEICO’s past each month this year and inviting you to exercise your caption-writing skills. GEICO started as a family business – newlyweds Leo and Lillian Goodwin got the company off the ground, and Leo Jr. was a GEICO employee for a time as well. […]

Posted in: Odds & Ends


Protecting our most precious cargo

By on April 21, 2011 at 9:54 AM

Shannon S., GEICO human resources, guest blogger I’ll never forget pulling into the local car-seat safety check thinking that my car-seat installation was going to get “two thumbs up.” According to the inspector – and much to my surprise – I was among the many parents who got it all wrong! National Highway Traffic Safety […]

Posted in: Safety and Insurance Issues


Take the road song trivia quiz

By on April 15, 2011 at 9:53 AM

My first car had a cassette deck. Creating a “road trip playlist” consisted of fishing under the seat or reaching over to the glove box to find the next song. I suppose that qualifies as distracted driving. Not recommended.  Thankfully, now I can sync my music library to my phone and plug it into my […]

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GEICO Partners with USO

By on April 4, 2011 at 9:51 AM

It’s no secret that GEICO loves the military. We’re proud to support the men and women of our armed forces and that’s why GEICO recently made the commitment to donate $300,000 to be shared over the next three years by the Hampton Roads & Central Virginia and North Carolina chapters of the United Service Organizations. […]

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The GEICO Blog is now an arcade game

By on April 1, 2011 at 7:17 AM

April Fools’ Day is a day that tolerates practical jokes and general foolishness. And it gives my team a chance to do something extra fun on geico.com. But not every idea makes the cut. Like letting people play the old arcade game Asteroids on the GEICO homepage. Ok, so maybe flying around and destroying everything […]

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