Tag: 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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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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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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Did you know? June is National Safety Month

By on June 10, 2010 at 3:44 PM

June marks the beginning of National Safety Month. Sponsored by the National Safety Council (NSC), each week in June represents a different safety issue.  This June, teen driving and cell phone use while driving are both highlighted as major safety issues (but you probably already knew that from reading our blog post on the 2010 […]

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Motorcycle Safety Month: Be safe … or be sorry!

By on May 17, 2010 at 11:59 AM

Now that it’s May and spring is officially here, flowers are blooming, the sun is shining, and for many of us, this is the first time we’ve been able to enjoy the Great Outdoors in a few months. If you’re one who prefers two wheels to four, then this is the ideal time to break […]

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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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