GEICO and Mayor Ricigliano celebrate three New Jersey winners of National Safety Poster and Video Contest

EDISON, N.J., May 23, 2013GEICO representatives and Edison Mayor Antonia Ricigliano joined the Gecko on Monday to celebrate with three New Jersey students selected winners of GEICO's 2012-2013 National Safety Poster and Video Contest. Earning cash rewards for their superhero safe driving posters were Joy Chen of East Brunswick, Edmond Ngai of South Plainfield, and Michelle Huang of Edison. They and their families and Mayor Ricigliano met for an award ceremony at the office of GEICO Field Representative Greg Ingrassia in Edison.

The three Garden State students were among 15 winners whose posters were chosen for featuring creative, original superhero characters that promoted safe drives messages such as the importance of wearing safety belts, preventing distracted driving and not speeding. For more information on the contest and to see the winning posters, go to the GEICO Safety Poster and Video Contest website.

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.