5 Signs You Need New Tires

Checking a car's tires for wear and tear

Take it from former race-car driver Johnny Unser—checking for telltale warnings of a worn-out tire is more important than you think.

“Checking your tires is like going to the dentist,” says Unser, five-time veteran of the Indy 500. “It’s something we don’t do often enough, that …keep reading

Railroad Crossing Safety

Railroad Crossing Safety

It may seem easy to avoid a collision with a 200-ton locomotive. Yet the fact is that a vehicle or pedestrian is hit by a train every three hours in the U.S., according to Operation Lifesaver, a nonprofit group that promotes railroad safety. Follow these tips and use …keep reading

Boat Like A Pro

Motorboat moving across water

What does a world-champion powerboat-racing team know about safety? Pretty much everything. In this short video, watch Scott Begovich and Marc Granet, the dynamic duo behind Miss GEICO racing, share their tips on safe boating: from trailers and navigation to how to handle a fire.

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Get The Best Bet For Booster Seats

Little girl excited about the best booster seat

It’s the law in most states that when your child outgrows the car seat, you’ll need a booster seat instead. Tragically, more than 1,000 children’s lives end in passenger vehicle crashes every year, and another 100,000 kids are injured, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). A booster …keep reading

Avoiding Fender Bender Fraud

Cars in a staged fender bender accident

The shock of getting into a traffic accident, even a minor one, can leave a driver feeling dazed and confused, but it pays to keep your wits about you at all times. Steven Rutzebeck, director of GEICO’s Special Investigations Unit, explains how to foil potential fraudsters in the moments immediately …keep reading