GEICO offering lowered rates for commercial auto insurance plans in New Jersey

WASHINGTON, D.C., January 9, 2013GEICO has good news for business owners in New Jersey: you could save money on commercial auto insurance by purchasing coverage directly from GEICO.

"GEICO is already the leading auto insurer in New Jersey, and because we are now writing commercial auto insurance in New Jersey directly, we can meet even more of our customers' needs," said Seth Ingall, regional vice president. "By purchasing commercial coverage directly through GEICO, many business owners will see significantly lower premium rates."

Commercial insurance packages cover the cars, trucks and vans used by small businesses such as contractors, retailers, caterers, professional services and others. In addition to providing protection for a variety of business vehicles, GEICO offers protection for business operations and property through the GEICO Insurance Agency.

"We are really pleased to continue to offer affordable commercial coverage for businesses in New Jersey," said Pionne Corbin, GEICO director of commercial lines. "Customers can now contact GEICO for all of their automobile insurance needs, and through the GEICO Insurance Agency we can meet other insurance requests they may have. We are very well known for being the low-cost provider on our personal auto insurance coverage, but more and more business owners in New Jersey are discovering our extensive business insurance solutions, as well."

GEICO offers commercial packages to both new and existing customers and can provide free rate quotes. For more information on GEICO's commercial auto policies and to get a free quote, call (866) 509-9444 or go to http://www.geico.com/information/aboutinsurance/commercial/.

GEICO (Government Employees Insurance Company) is a member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies and is the second-largest private passenger auto insurance company in the United States. GEICO, which was founded in 1936, provides millions of auto insurance quotes to U.S. drivers annually. The company is pleased to serve more than 14 million private passenger customers and insures more than 23 million vehicles (auto & cycle).

Using GEICO's online service center, policyholders can purchase policies, make policy changes, report claims and print insurance ID cards. Policyholders can also connect to GEICO through the GEICO App, reach a representative over the phone or visit a GEICO local agent.

GEICO also provides insurance quotes on motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), boats, travel trailers and motorhomes (RVs). Coverage for 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.