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Jul 15, 2015, 11:53 ET
Erie Insurance motorcycle survey reveals riders' top 5 pet peeves. The survey also found riders doing some weird and crazy things on bikes.

Erie Insurance national motorcycle survey reveals riders' top 5 pet peeves; aggressive, reckless riders top the list

 For many motorcycle riders, nothing beats the thrill of maneuvering a powerful steel and chrome machine—hand on the throttle, wind in...

Jun 25, 2015, 14:59 ET
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Erie Insurance ranked highest in Mid-Atlantic Region on J.D. Power's 2015 U.S. Auto Insurance Study

 Erie Insurance has received the highest customer satisfaction ranking for the Mid-Atlantic region on J.D. Power's 2015 U.S. Auto Insurance...

Jun 15, 2015, 16:05 ET
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Susan Hirt Hagen, longest serving Erie Indemnity Board Director, Dies June 15, 2015

It is with profound sadness that the Board of Directors of Erie Indemnity Company (NASDAQ: ERIE) announces the passing of Susan Hirt Hagen on...

Jun 10, 2015, 15:35 ET
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Erie Insurance Makes 2015 FORTUNE 500 List

 FORTUNE magazine has ranked Erie Insurance (NASDAQ: ERIE) number 436 on the 2015 FORTUNE 500 list. The list ranks the largest American...

May 29, 2015, 07:48 ET
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Erie Insurance Earns 'Great' Workplace Rating

 Pensions. Options to work remotely. Adoption assistance. These are just a few examples of what makes Erie Insurance (NASDAQ: ERIE) a great...

Apr 28, 2015, 08:05 ET
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Erie Insurance receives top spot on J.D. Power's 2015 Insurance Shopping Study three years in a row

 For the third year in a row, Erie Insurance received top honors on the J.D. Power Insurance Shopping StudySM. The annual study...

Apr 15, 2015, 08:05 ET
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Erie Insurance receives FAA approval to use drones

 Erie Insurance has received conditional approval from the Federal Aviation Administration to use unmanned aircraft systems – commonly...

Mar 25, 2015, 08:02 ET
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Erie Insurance distracted driving survey finds drivers doing all sorts of dangerous things behind the wheel--from PDA to taking selfies to changing clothes

 Pop quiz: What percentage of drivers have brushed or flossed their teeth behind the wheel? While it's crazy to think that anyone would floss...

Jan 14, 2015, 13:00 ET
Found-object artist and sculptor Michelle Stitzlein crafted the Erie Insurance logo from repurposed auto and construction materials. The piece hangs in the lobby of the company's new Technical Learning Center.

Erie Insurance opens state-of-the-art training center

Going to class just got a whole lot cooler. Executives at Erie Insurance (NASDAQ: ERIE) cut the ribbon today on the company's new state-of-the-art...

Nov 18, 2014, 07:05 ET
Ridesharing companies use smartphone apps to connect passengers with nearby, privately contracted drivers. But while ridesharing is becoming increasingly popular, it's also controversial due to the confusion around whom, if anyone, provides insurance coverage if a driver is involved in a crash.

Erie Insurance offers unique, new ridesharing coverage for drivers

Erie Insurance has launched what it believes to be a first-of-its-kind coverage to protect drivers who use ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft....

Oct 20, 2014, 05:05 ET
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Erie Insurance now offers car, home and life insurance in Kentucky

 Kentuckians now have a new choice for car, home and life insurance—Erie Insurance, the Fortune 500 company ranked  "Highest in...

Sep 18, 2014, 08:05 ET
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Erie Insurance launches annual teen safe driving contest, will award a total of $20,000 in cash and prizes

 According to the most recent data from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, 16-19-year-olds are three times more likely to die in car...

Aug 12, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Erie Insurance ranked highest on J.D. Power's Small Business Commercial Insurance Study two years in a row

 For the second year in a row, Erie Insurance received top honors on the J.D. Power Small Business Commercial Insurance Study, which evaluates...

Jul 16, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Erie Insurance named to Ward's 50 for seventh straight year

 For seven years in a row, Ward Group has named Erie Insurance to its Ward's 50 list of top performing property and casualty companies. Erie...

Jun 05, 2014, 08:05 ET
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Erie Insurance climbs 39 spots on the FORTUNE 500

 FORTUNE magazine has ranked Erie Insurance number 416 on the 2014 FORTUNE 500 list of largest American companies based on total revenue. In...

May 12, 2014, 10:24 ET
ERIE compares the most popular baby names of 2013 with its claims data to rank which names have the most theft and car accident claims. (PRNewsFoto/Erie Insurance)

What's in a name? Erie Insurance ranks government's annual list of top 10 most popular baby names by car crashes and car thefts

Parents choose baby names in all sorts of ways, from the conventional — like naming a child after a beloved relative—to the decidedly...

Apr 25, 2014, 08:15 ET
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Erie Insurance receives top spot on J.D. Power's 2014 Insurance Shopping Study two years in a row

For the second year in a row, Erie Insurance received top honors on the J.D. Power's Insurance Shopping StudySM. The annual study evaluates the...

Apr 01, 2014, 07:45 ET
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With "daydreaming" a top driving distraction, Erie Insurance asks bloggers if smartphone apps can help

 Drivers should keep their hands on the wheel, their eyes on the road and their minds on what they're doing—anything else could become a...

Nov 18, 2013, 09:00 ET
Erie Insurance shares common holiday mishaps and how to avoid them.  (PRNewsFoto/Erie Insurance)

Turkey, Tinsel and Tinder: Erie Insurance offers tips for hazard-free holidays

 The song says "It's the most wonderful time of the year," but it can also be the most dangerous. The period between Thanksgiving and New...

Oct 22, 2013, 08:00 ET
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As one-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy approaches, Erie Insurance offers lessons learned to help businesses stay afloat in future catastrophes

The Federal Emergency Management Agency estimates that 40 percent of small businesses fail to reopen after a disaster because just a few inches of...