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Feb 01, 2016, 11:00 ET
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State Farm® Introduces Transportation Network Company Driver Coverage in Colorado

Beginning February 8, 2016, State Farm will offer customers a new endorsement in Colorado to help fill insurance gaps for policyholders who use...

Dec 15, 2015, 08:00 ET
Firefighter Anthony Rosanio with the Allentown Fire Department receives a Canary home monitoring device at the national kick-off for Protect the Protectors, a joint campaign between State Farm and Canary.

State Farm® And Canary Announce Home Monitoring Program For First Responders

State Farm, the nation's largest insurer, and Canary, the fastest growing home security startup, launched a new campaign called "Protect the...

Dec 08, 2015, 00:01 ET
New survey from State Farm reveals an alarming increase in the number of drivers using their smartphones for web-based activities: social media, GPS, email.

Distracted Driving Trends: Use Of Hand-Held Cellphones For Talking Decreasing, Increasing For Internet And Social Media

 According to the annual survey conducted by State Farm, drivers continue to be in favor of laws restricting cellphone use while driving, yet...

Nov 12, 2015, 09:00 ET

¡Más vale prevenir que lamentar! Deshágase de cosas que no sirven y equipe su cajuela con artículos de emergencia

BLOOMINGTON, Illinois, 12 de noviembre de 2015 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- El Día de Acción de Gracias es en dos semanas, y...

Nov 12, 2015, 09:00 ET
Yellow road sign indicating potential ICY conditions

Turkeys and Dipping Mercury Mean Time for a Trunk Transformation!

BLOOMINGTON, Ill., Nov. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/-- Thanksgiving is just two weeks away, and along with the increased holiday travel, turkey and all...

Oct 19, 2015, 07:00 ET
A new survey from State Farm reveals that almost all teen drivers know that texting behind the wheel is distracting, but 44% do it anyway.

Teens were asked what would stop them from texting while driving. Their top answer: they worry about crashing.

In observance of National Teen Driver Safety Week, State Farm released the results of a recent survey of young drivers ages 16-19.  The focus...

Oct 19, 2015, 07:00 ET

¿Qué haría que los jóvenes dejaran de enviar mensajes de texto al manejar? La preocupación por chocar

Al celebrar la Semana Nacional de Seguridad de Conductores Adolescentes, State Farm compartió los resultados de una encuesta reciente de...

Sep 14, 2015, 08:00 ET

Cuidado Conductores: Las probabilidades no están a su favor

 Conductores en los Estados Unidos tienen las mismas probabilidades de tener un reclamo que involucre un choque con venado, alce europeo o alce...

Sep 14, 2015, 08:00 ET
Be aware of Deer Crossing signs which are posted in active deer crossing areas.

Drivers Beware: The Odds Aren't In Your Favor

 U.S. drivers are just as likely to have a claim involving a collision with deer, elk or moose than they were last year, according to new...

Sep 09, 2015, 09:07 ET
State Farm(R) and Echosmith team up for Celebrate My Drive(R) and offer high school students a chance to win a private concert for their high school.

Echosmith Celebrates Safe Teen Driving

 This fall, teens participating in a safe driving program have the opportunity to help their high school win a $100,000 grant and a private...

Aug 18, 2015, 09:00 ET
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Living with Confidence and Independence: Tech Start-Up Lively™ Plugs into State Farm® through new Connected Care program

Advances in home security and technology have allowed people to feel more confident about the safety of their family, pets, and belongings when...

Jul 20, 2015, 08:00 ET
An instructor reviews a student’s driving score in Driver Feedback Instructor Edition

State Farm® releases Driver Feedback™ Instructor Edition mobile app, now available free on iOS and Android platforms

Driver Feedback™ Instructor Edition, a free mobile app developed by State Farm®, is now available for both iOS and Android mobile...

Jul 01, 2015, 15:00 ET
Canary is a smart home monitoring solution that lets you see and hear what's happening using wide-angle HD monitoring, high-quality audio, motion detection, as well as temperature, humidity, and air quality readings.

State Farm® Teams Up With Canary To Bring Customers Exclusive Offers

 State Farm is expanding its footprint in the home monitoring space by joining forces with Canary, an all-in-one security solution. State Farm...

Jun 30, 2015, 09:00 ET

Planifique Proteger a Sus Valiosos Pasajeros

 El verano se acerca, lo cual significa que los peatones, mascotas, bicicletas y motocicletas están transitando, lo que requiere que los...

Jun 30, 2015, 09:00 ET
Never leave kids & pets in a hot car!

Plan to Protect Your Precious Passengers

 Summer is upon us, which means pedestrians, pets, bicycles and motorcycles are out in force, requiring drivers to be even more cautious. No...

Jun 19, 2015, 15:30 ET

¿Asombrado por los daños ocasionados por los rayos? ¡Usted no está solo!

 Podría ser que los rayos no parezcan tan destructivos como otros desastres naturales, sin embargo, la caída de rayos puede causar...

Jun 18, 2015, 09:00 ET
Lightning striking ground in Bloomington, IL

Shocked by Lightning Damage? You Aren't Alone!

 Lightning may not seem as destructive as other natural disasters, yet a strike can cause serious damage to business equipment and electrical...

Jun 16, 2015, 06:00 ET

Millones de votos emitidos para un millón de dólares

 Más de 192,000 personas acudieron a Facebook y emitieron 6.2 millones de votos compitiendo para llevar una subvención de $25 mil a...

Jun 16, 2015, 06:00 ET
40 State Farm Neighborhood Assist grant winners announced!

Millions of Votes Cast for a Million Dollars

 More than 192,000 people took to Facebook and cast 6.2 million votes vying to bring a $25k grant to their neighborhoods. State Farm is proud...

Jun 04, 2015, 12:03 ET
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State Farm® Announces Leadership Transition

 State Farm Chairman and CEO Edward B. Rust Jr. announced today that Michael Tipsord, State Farm president and chief operating officer, will...