Throughout April, GEICO, WTKR, Teens With Purpose and the City of Virginia Beach Parks and Recreation will kick off a month-long campaign encouraging drivers to stop using their cell phones while driving. There will be a Teen Forum at Green Run High School on April 26th from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
"Studies have shown that distracted driving is a great cause for concern and is just as dangerous as driving while under the influence," said Joe Thomas, GEICO regional vice president. "GEICO is proud to be partnering with each of these organizations to help spread the word about the dangers of distracted driving during the month of April and beyond."
GEICO (Government Employees Insurance Company) is a member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies and is the third-largest private passenger auto insurance company in the United States. GEICO provides millions of auto insurance quotes to U.S. drivers annually. The company is pleased to serve more than 12 million private passenger customers and insures more than 18 million vehicles (auto & cycle).
GEICO's online service center helps policyholders take care of policy sales, policy changes, claims reporting and to print insurance ID cards.
GEICO also provides insurance quotes on motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), travel trailers and motorhomes (RVs). Coverage for boats, life, homes and apartments is written by non-affiliated insurance companies and is secured through the GEICO Insurance Agency, Commercial auto insurance and personal umbrella protection are also available.
For more information, go to www.geico.com.