GEICO urges policyholders to use caution during Winter Storm Juno in Northeast

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 26, 2015 – As Winter Storm Juno moves up the coast, it is expected to bring one to three feet of snowfall in the Northeast though Tuesday causing dangerous driving conditions.

With winter weather warnings in effect through late Tuesday night, GEICO urges policyholders to take caution when driving on icy streets and avoid travel when roads become hazardous and visibility low.

"Safety is our biggest concern," says Ryan West, GEICO vice president of claims. "With heavy snowfall likely across the Northeast states, GEICO's claims adjusters are ready to serve our customers."

For those venturing out into the snow, GEICO.com offers winter weather driving tips as well as links to trusted weather and disaster preparedness resources.

GEICO policyholders can log onto GEICO Claims Center, call (800) 841-3000 or use the new GEICO Mobile App to report a claim 24 hours a day. Commercial vehicle policy holders can file a claim by calling (866) 509-9444.

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.