Category: Safety and Insurance Issues

2010 GEICO Safety Poster & Video Contest winners announced

By on June 9, 2011 at 8:50 AM

GEICO’s annual Safety Poster & Video Contest enjoyed another successful year, with hundreds of entries in the poster, computer-generated and video categories. Our judges had a hard time choosing only five grand-prize winners. In the poster category of the contest, the winners were: Matthew Schneider of Florida in the elementary school category, for his three-dimensional […]

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When it comes to your car, you should always have gas

By on May 10, 2011 at 11:30 AM

I’ve run out of gas plenty of times. It’s no big deal. I just walk to the garage, grab the gas can, refill the tank on the mower and get back to work. However, running out of gas in one’s car or truck presents more of a problem. Not only could it strand you many […]

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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 […]

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Test your tire knowledge with our interactive quiz

By on February 24, 2011 at 8:06 AM

Remember when you were in school and the teacher would take out that ominous stack of papers at the beginning of class? You’d frantically open your book and study as much as you could for the next 10 seconds before they were passed out.  It was the dreaded pop quiz. We’re here to help you […]

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Snag post-holiday deals online without compromising security

By on January 6, 2011 at 8:55 AM

By guest blogger Alencia J., Maryland Well, the holiday shopping season’s over. But the post-holiday deals are there for the taking, and you don’t even have to venture out into the winter weather. More and more people find the convenience and ease of online shopping to be irresistible. If you plan to seek out such […]

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What’s your New Year’s resolution?

By on December 30, 2010 at 3:11 PM

Well, it’s New Year’s resolution time again. Whatever shall I resolve to do in 2011? Yeah, I could stand to lose a few pounds and make a healthier lifestyle choice here and there, but what fun is that? I’m much more inclined to make my usual resolution; one I’ve had little trouble keeping for many […]

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Prepping your car for cold weather

By on December 1, 2010 at 7:55 AM

Winter driving isn’t my favorite … the days are short, the roads are slippery and it seems like almost every morning you’re greeted by a thick coat of ice on your windshield. Not my idea of pleasant driving conditions. However, there are a few things you can do to ease the winter burden on your […]

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GEICO’s Safety Poster & Video Contest – one month left to enter!

By on November 17, 2010 at 9:31 AM

Calling all young artists and videographers! There’s only one month left to enter GEICO’s annual Safety Poster & Video contest available to all elementary, middle and high school students. All entries must be postmarked by Dec. 17, 2010, to qualify. Some of you must have seen our blog post from last month about the contest […]

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Oct. 4-8: Drive Safely to Work Week

By on October 4, 2010 at 9:39 AM

For those of you who are endlessly frustrated with drivers who cut you off, tailgate and constantly slam on their brakes – you are not alone!  And let’s not forget about sitting in hours of traffic every week (or is that just me?) and those glorious moments when you blow a tire or get into […]

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When catastrophe strikes, GEICO will be there to help

By on July 14, 2010 at 9:29 AM

By guest blogger Bill K., claims adjuster, Maryland With record-breaking snowfall and violent hailstorms, this year has been marked by severe weather. Hurricane season starts this month, and forecasters are predicting a high level of activity in the southeastern part of the country. When severe weather hits, GEICO’s Catastrophe Teams leap into action to respond […]

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