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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...

2011-04-05 08:45:00

BLOOMINGTON, Ill., April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For most of us, music is an essential part of the driving experience, and what better way to talk with teens about safe driving than through their passion for music. To this end, and as part of the 22nd Annual Billboard Latin Music Conference and Awards sponsorship, State Farm is hosting Latino singer/songwriter, Gustavo Galindo, to serve as "Celebrity Music Teacher for a Day" at various high school music classes around the nation. The...

2011-04-04 08:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- State Farm is rolling out an innovative mileage-based insurance program known as Drive Safe & Save(TM) (DSS) in Texas, effective April 4. State Farm is the largest insurer in Texas to offer such a program. DSS is a voluntary option for customers with a simple premise: the fewer the miles driven, the greater the savings. To participate in State Farm's Drive Safe & Save(TM) program, a policyholder must have a vehicle with an active...

2011-03-28 05:00:00

BLOOMINGTON, Ill., March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Winter brings a number of driving hazards, but one of the most dreaded is the pothole. An encounter with one can leave damaged tires, wheels and suspension components in its wake. State Farm estimates the average damage can put a big dent in drivers' pocketbooks - costing anywhere from $300 to $700. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/statefarm/49038/ (Photo:...

2011-03-22 06:00:00

WASHINGTON, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Every 26 seconds in America, a student drops out of high school. State Farm today announced the launch of a campaign to address this startling statistic and engage those who can most directly affect change - young people themselves. The campaign titled "26 Seconds," will use interests - like music, sports and video - to engage youth. It will provide an online venue for youth to express feelings on the issue and creatively share thoughts and...

2011-03-07 09:54:00

BLOOMINGTON, Ill., March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood today announced the newest addition to the Department of Transportation's "Faces of Distracted Driving" web video series at www.distraction.gov/faces. Loren Vaillancourt, who has been speaking out against distracted driving throughout her reign as Miss South Dakota, contributed her personal and moving story about the loss of her brother to a distracted driver. Since taking the crown, Loren has been...


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