Category: Safety and Insurance Issues

Protect yourself from identity theft

By on May 20, 2015 at 4:05 PM

By now, you shouldn’t need to be reminded that your personal information is always at risk, by way of your smartphone, your computer, even your trash. As hard as you work to build up your credit, identity thieves are working even harder trying to steal your identity for monetary gain. Identity thieves will use any […]

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New biker or not, make safety your top priority

By on May 12, 2015 at 9:07 AM

‘Tis the season for cycles! As a rider, I find this time of year exciting and scary at the same time. Each motorcycle season brings out new riders who are eager to hit the road but ill-prepared to handle the challenges of operating a motorcycle safely. Unfortunately, many of the first-time riders that are involved […]

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Three things beginning bikers need to know

By on May 4, 2015 at 11:16 AM

One of the biggest challenges I see with new riders is that they often buy too much bike. If you are in the market for a bike, please consider the size and performance of the bike when deciding which bike is best for you. There are so many different body types, engine sizes and performance […]

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GEICO recognizes teens for drug and alcohol prevention programs

By on May 1, 2015 at 2:24 PM

By guest blogger Christine Tasher Fueled by lots of teenage energy and exuberance, award ceremonies took place in several Maryland and Virginia high schools last week when GEICO recognized students’ efforts to promote good decisions – on the road, on dates, at school and in the community. Working with the Washington Regional Alcohol Program (WRAP), […]

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Five reasons to enter the GEICO #BrakeTheHabit video contest

By on April 20, 2015 at 4:36 PM

GEICO’s #BrakeTheHabit video contest kicked off this month; we’re asking young drivers to tell us why they don’t drive distracted. You should enter the video contest if: You are tired of giving your friends and family the evil eye for driving distracted. You’re a whiz taking videos (video camera, iPhone, Vine or Instagram) You want […]

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Enhancing the RV experience

By on April 10, 2015 at 10:11 AM

There’s nothing like touring across this great land in an RV. But what if you could enhance your RV experience while on tour? With more than 485 campground locations throughout North America, Kampgrounds of America (KOA) allows you to roam across the country with ease, and find safe harbor at one of its 60,000 RV […]

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Dial in to the road: do your part for Distracted Driving Awareness Month

By on April 6, 2015 at 3:37 PM

With Distracted Driving Awareness Month underway, it’s the perfect time for a friendly reminder to keep your eyes up and “brake the habit” as we like to say. If it’s raining, you wouldn’t even think of driving without running the wipers (I hope). Same if your windshield fogs up – you wouldn’t want to move […]

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Irish eyes are smiling … when everyone has a safe and enjoyable St. Patrick’s Day

By on March 13, 2015 at 2:09 PM

Sizzle up some corned beef and cabbage. Don your favorite green outfit, and don’t forget about that shamrock and the pot of gold. OK, I’ll stop with the St. Patrick’s Day stereotyping, but hey – it’s the one day everyone gets to be Irish, and we just want to make sure nobody takes the fun […]

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Savings and safety make a winning combination for GEICO

By on February 27, 2015 at 2:14 PM

GEICO is all about saving you money. Everybody knows that, as our commercials suggest. But I’ll bet you didn’t know this: For more than 10 years, GEICO Auto Repair Xpress shops and claims staff have been participating in environmental and safety training programs provided by S/P2. In order to be a certified GEICO Auto Repair […]

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Protecting your identity: the holiday gift that keeps on giving

By on December 18, 2014 at 9:52 AM

Most of us will go about our annual routine this holiday season, looking to buy that perfect gift for our loved ones, oblivious to some of the potential threats we face. For example, did you know that each time you use your credit, debit or store card, you leave behind a trail of information for […]

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