|[July 03, 2014]
GEICO urges policyholders to take precautions against Hurricane Arthur
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. --(Business Wire)--
Strengthening as it moves up the East Coast, Hurricane Arthur is
threatening North Carolina and Virginia with high winds, heavy rainfall
and storm surge. With the worst weather expected on the Fourth of July, GEICO
urges residents and holiday visitors along the coast to pay close
attention to and follow local official instructions.
Joe Thomas, regional vice president in GEICO's Virginia Beach office,
urges policyholders to take the necessary steps to protect themselves
and their families.
"At GEICO, safety is our biggest concern," says Thomas. "We recommend
monitoring local weather and law enforcement information to stay
informed and safe over the holiday weekend, and, as always, GEICO's
claims adjusters are ready to serve our customers."
For those looking to get prepared before the storm hits, GEICO.com
weather safe driving tips as well as links to trusted weather and
disaster preparedness resources.
GEICO policyholders can log onto GEICO's
Claims Center, call 1-800841-3000 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 1-866-509-9444.
(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 12 million private passenger customers and insures more
than 20 million vehicles (auto & cycle).
service center helps policyholders take care of policy sales, policy
changes and claims reporting, 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
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, Inc. Commercial auto insurance and personal umbrella
protection are also available.
For more information, go to www.geico.com.
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