Category: Safety and Insurance Issues

Teen Drivers: GEICO’s got a website just for you

By on August 29, 2014 at 10:12 AM

By guest blogger Poojah Ganesh You passed your driver’s test and got your driver’s license. Good for you! You even got a car to drive to school and other places without needing Mom and Dad to chauffeur you around. That’s pretty exciting, isn’t it? But your parents worry about your safety, especially when you’re driving […]

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Teens: Are you ready to drive to school for the first time by yourself?

By on August 20, 2014 at 11:20 AM

By guest blogger Poojah Ganesh, communications intern The back-to-school shopping is finally done. You’ve got some new clothes and supplies for school. You’ve also texted your friends on where you plan to meet before class starts. You’re all set for the first day at school … right?                   Not entirely. This school year is going to […]

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Stay cool and guard against auto theft and fraud this summer

By on August 11, 2014 at 9:44 AM

By guest blogger Alex Danoff There’s nothing I like better during the heat of summer than a trip to the beach or the lake to cool off. But it’s tough to take that weekend trip if car thieves have struck and left your driveway empty. Before you pack that bathing suit in your suitcase, GEICO […]

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On July 4, keep the booms and the bangs in the sky, not on the road

By on July 2, 2014 at 3:59 PM

By guest blogger Poojah Ganesh I get really excited about Independence Day. I love the crackle of fireworks dancing on the stage of the summer night sky, the smell of mouth-watering pastas and fresh salads, and the taste of various ice creams — especially dark chocolate — combined with sugar cones. But my most favorite […]

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Combat complacency this hurricane season

By on May 30, 2014 at 1:57 PM

Hurricane season kicks off June 1, but this week is about getting you, your family, and your property ready for what’s to come this season. National Hurricane Preparedness Week is the right time for you to get and stay prepared for one of Mother Nature’s most destructive forces. Life by the sea can be quite […]

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Safety Tips for St. Patrick’s Day Weekend

By on March 14, 2014 at 11:58 AM

St. Patrick’s Day falls on a Monday this year, but the green beer will start flowing this weekend. If you’re planning to turn Irish for a day (or longer), you’ll want to plan for the safety of yourself and others first. Here are some tips to ensure that you’re not relying on luck to have […]

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Don’t be distracted by other contests! Enter GEICO’s Distracted Driving Contest by Jan. 24.

By on January 15, 2014 at 4:16 PM

Hey, students: have you created your hip T-shirt design or produced your rocking music video for GEICO’s Distracted Driving Contest yet? If not, there’s still time to enter – but not much! The deadline is Friday, Jan. 24! Young artists, ages 6-18, are invited to submit a T-shirt design that emphasizes the message about the […]

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Six cold weather driving tips

By on December 17, 2013 at 10:10 AM

Much of the country is already experiencing cold temperatures and winter storms – we certainly are in the Washington, D.C., area – and the challenging driving conditions they bring. Preparation and knowing what to do in case of an emergency can help you stay safe even in the worst climates. Heated seats don’t hurt, either. […]

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Motorcycle riders, what’s stopping you?

By on September 12, 2013 at 3:00 PM

By guest blogger Tony Blue, public relations Motorcycle enthusiasts know there’s nothing like being out on the open road with the throttle in your hand and the wind at your back. Riding a motorcycle brings on an overwhelming sense of freedom, exhilaration and excitement. But riding a motorcycle also comes with an abundance of safety […]

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Hurricane season is here; are you prepared?

By on July 2, 2013 at 7:52 AM

With the devastation of Superstorm Sandy last year, we all know that it only takes one major storm to cause serious destruction to homes and businesses. This year, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is forecasting an active hurricane season, with the likelihood of 13 to 20 named storms in 2013. GEICO has outlined several […]

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