Tag: Safety and Insurance Issues

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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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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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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Choosing a booster seat

By on October 6, 2011 at 9:58 AM

By Guest blogger Heather Li, associate editor, GEICO Now  magazine Is your child ready for an upgrade from car seat to booster seat? With a dizzying array of choices, some are better than others … but which one to pick for your precious cargo? Safety experts, such as the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and […]

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Swim safely this summer

By on June 23, 2011 at 10:33 AM

Spending a few hours at the pool is a great way to escape the hot summer heat and cool off. And the pool is a great place for having fun, socializing with friends and exercising. Swimming isn’t all fun and games, though … whether you have your own pool, or you’re swimming at a friend’s […]

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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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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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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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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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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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