Tag: Distracted driving

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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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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GEICO gears up for 25th Annual Safety Poster & Video Contest! Who’s in?

By on October 25, 2011 at 9:44 AM

By guest blogger Mary M., public relations Each fall, GEICO invites students across the country to use their imagination to create a message emphasizing the importance of safe driving. This year, we’re doing it again! GEICO is inviting all students (ages 6-18) to enter its 25th Annual Safety Poster & Video Contest. Students will have […]

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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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Calling all student artists! GEICO now accepting entries for 2010 Poster & Video Contest

By on October 12, 2010 at 1:34 PM

GEICO’s annual Poster & Video Contest has officially begun! Students from first grade through 12th are welcome to enter their hand-drawn, computer-generated or video art productions. This national contest is all about illustrating the message that proper vehicle safety can save lives. This year we’ve made a few changes to the contest; students now have […]

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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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Lifesavers Conference brings safety experts together

By on May 3, 2010 at 1:25 PM

A couple weeks ago, the GEICO safe driving team headed to Philadelphia to attend the 2010 Lifesavers Conference. The conference brought together an influential and dedicated group of highway safety experts from across the industry. Their purpose? To reduce the number of deaths and injuries on our nation’s roadways. So what were the major takeaways […]

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