Category: Safety and Insurance Issues

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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Safeguard your car with GEICO’s auto theft prevention tips

By on February 26, 2013 at 4:03 PM

Imagine being parked on a quiet street visiting a friend for a couple of hours, and returning to find your car is gone! How likely is your car to be a target? That depends on what kind of car it is and what you do to reduce the chances of it being stolen. For car […]

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Check out GEICO’s new and improved teen driving site

By on December 6, 2012 at 12:29 PM

Winter’s upon us, and teens are facing challenging driving conditions the likes of which they haven’t experienced much, if at all. It’s the right time for parents and teens to talk about safe driving habits and how to stay focused on the roads. To help start this conversation, check out GEICO’s newly-designed teen safe driving […]

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K-12 students: Get creative, win cash prize in GEICO’s safety poster and video contest

By on October 26, 2012 at 3:47 PM

If you’re an elementary school, middle school or high school student with a zest for creativity and a passion for spreading awareness about the importance of safe driving, GEICO has just the contest for you. Did we mention that you could earn a nice cash prize? Now that we have your attention, GEICO would like […]

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Spring means time for cleaning … your car

By on April 17, 2012 at 8:36 AM

I confess: sometimes, I use my car for storage. I would store five pairs of shoes, three sweaters, two coats, a few bottles of water and, yes, a box of Cheez-Its. Last week, I found my long-lost tote bag in the trunk of my car. That’s when I realized that it’s time to do some […]

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St. Patrick’s Day ain’t what it used to be – thank goodness

By on March 16, 2012 at 7:33 AM

Back when I was young and foolish – or let’s say younger and more foolish – my friends and I actually thought it was important to “get our Irish on” for St. Patrick’s Day. Of course that consisted mostly of consuming our share of a variety of fine Irish libations. I can’t claim to have […]

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The rise of teen driver deaths – what more can be done?

By on March 12, 2012 at 9:32 AM

As the father of a young man who’s in the process of getting his driver’s license, I’m keenly interested in anything that’s related to keeping young drivers safe on the road. Naturally, I was troubled by a report I saw recently from the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA), which said that the number of 16- […]

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10 Winter Weather Driving Tips

By on December 12, 2011 at 1:47 PM

I would’ve written this post a little sooner if I knew “Snowtober” was going to surprise the Northeast back in late October. Better late than never, though! There’s still plenty of winter weather ahead for 2011-2012. While you can still find a nice day, prepare for the rest of the season by winterizing your vehicle. […]

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