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2011-10-03 10:00:00

BLOOMINGTON, Ill., Oct. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the third consecutive year, the number of deer-vehicle collisions in the U.S. has dropped. And the downturn is accelerating. The percentage decline over the last year is nearly three times as large as during the previous two years combined. Using its claims data, State Farm®, the nation's leading auto insurer, estimates 1.09 million collisions between deer and vehicles occurred in the U.S. between July 1, 2010 and...

2011-09-09 05:00:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Wildfires continue to sweep through Texas, leaving behind heartbreaking devastation for those affected. Reports indicate the death of at least two people as the unprecedented fires have consumed more than 34,000 acres of land while destroying more than 1,400 homes. According to the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC), Texas is having its driest year in recorded history. These conditions combined with hot temperatures and strong winds have...

2011-08-29 15:44:00

BLOOMINGTON, Ill., Aug. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The period following a natural disaster can be disorienting and dangerous. In an attempt to return to a state of normalcy, disaster victims will take unnecessary risks. The following tips from State Farm® will relieve some of the uncertainty and help you stay safe in the aftermath of a major event. Carbon Monoxide Never use a portable gas-powered generator indoors. Exhaust from generators contain carbon monoxide and can...

2011-08-25 08:00:00

BLOOMINGTON, Ill., Aug. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Each week high school football teams across the country are making bold plays - their own Friday night feats. Today, State Farm® Insurance Companies kicks off Friday Night Feats, a national high school football video contest that aims to get schools and communities to a better state. Beginning August 25, the biggest moments of the season as captured by players, parents and fans can win up to $17,500 for their high school....

2011-08-18 00:00:00

BLOOMINGTON, Ill., Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- It takes less than 60 seconds to make a lasting impression. Whether it's speed dating or a first interview, first moments are critical when it comes to first impressions. State Farm understands this and now offers a convenient way to initiate an estimated auto quote in 60 seconds or less. By simply texting the keyword "save" to 78836 (ST8FM), a one-time return text will be sent with a link to the State Farm mobile Fast Estimate tool where...

2011-07-28 13:50:00

BLOOMINGTON, Ill., July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- State Farm and Hughes Telematics, Inc. are announcing a major joint effort to bring connected vehicle services and telematics savings programs to drivers across North America. The new effort is called In-Drive® and has been tailored specifically for State Farm policyholders by Hughes Telematics, Inc. The service debuts in Illinois in September with more states to be added in 2012. In-Drive offers a variety of new safety...

2011-05-25 06:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A study by InsuranceQuotes.com of mobile phone apps from the country's 10 biggest auto insurance companies found GEICO's GloveBox app is the most consumer-friendly. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110210/DA46287LOGO) The informal review, conducted by InsuranceQuotes.com's Kevin Lyons, found that no auto insurance app combined wow factor and functionality more than GEICO's GloveBox. If you have a GEICO auto insurance app downloaded...

2011-05-23 10:40:00

BLOOMINGTON, Ill., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- State Farm is playing a major role in preparing fans for Disney--Pixar's CARS 2, which races into theaters on June 24, 2011, through its "Agents on a Mission" promotion that provides fun for the whole family. The "Agents on a Mission" promotion features CARS 2-themed interactive experiences and 18,000 prizes, including a new Cadillac SRX. Star racecar Lightning McQueen (voice of Owen Wilson) and the incomparable tow truck Mater (voice of...

2011-05-10 06:00:00

BLOOMINGTON, Ill., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Each year, almost five million people are bitten or attacked by dogs. Dog bites are a serious public health problem that can cause both physical and emotional damage to victims and considerable cost to communities. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/statefarm/49907/ (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110510/MM97545 ) Top 10 states for State Farm Dog Bite...

2011-04-05 12:00:00

BLOOMINGTON, Ill., April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The nation's largest auto and homeowners insurer announces the launch of State Farm Latino, a new social networking page for Latinos on Facebook (www.facebook.com/statefarmlatino). State Farm is the first national insurance company to create a bilingual page for Latinos who subscribe to this social networking site. "Due to the increasing number of Latinos who use Facebook on a daily basis, we have created an online meeting point where...