Archive: May 2010

Take me out to the ball game

By on May 27, 2010 at 10:25 AM

Spring has sprung and baseball season is in full force. I did a little checking on the subject, and baseball has been around for quite some time, with the first recorded games in the U.S. coming about in the mid-19th century. The tried-and-true all-American sport is thriving with more than 75 million fans attending Major […]

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What to do when your car’s been dinged

By on May 21, 2010 at 4:06 PM

By guest blogger Katie R., claims adjuster, Tucson As a GEICO claims adjuster, I help our customers after they’ve had an accident. Many tell me that they were nervous or scared at the scene of the accident and didn’t think to get all the information our claim service representative wanted. My response to this may […]

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Tracy’s ready to roll at Indy

By on May 19, 2010 at 1:25 PM

Gentlemen, start your engines! The Indianapolis 500 celebrates its 99th anniversary this Memorial Day weekend. Paul Tracy, driver of the No. 15 GEICO IndyCar is thrilled to be back in the driver’s seat for another run. After recording a 9th place finish for us last year, Paul is ready for the win in 2010.  Known as […]

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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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Make it Special

By on May 10, 2010 at 4:20 PM

By guest blogger Brandon G., public affairs coordinator, Maryland The public affairs team is getting ready to go to Omaha this July 18-23 for the 2010 Special Olympics National Games. This is going to be a great event with thousands of athletes! GEICO is sponsoring the games; particularly the bowling event, which alone will involve […]

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Honoring those who serve the nation – and their communities

By on May 6, 2010 at 7:24 AM

GEICO was founded nearly 74 years ago to serve the auto insurance needs of government employees and members of the military. Our market has expanded since then to include – well, everybody – but we’ve never lost our affection and respect for the people who affirmed Leo Goodwin’s vision by becoming GEICO’s first customers. And […]

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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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