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Press release from Business Wire

Progressive Honors Road Warriors with Real Life Trucking Hero Contest

<p class='bwalignc'> Truckers Will Have the Chance to Win $15,000 </p>

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Progressive Honors Road Warriors with Real Life Trucking Hero Contest09:09 EDT Tuesday, April 10, 2012 MAYFIELD VILLAGE, Ohio (Business Wire) -- Progressive® Insurance is giving truckers across the country the opportunity to be recognized for their everyday courage with the Real Life Trucking Hero Contest. From April 1 until October 31, Progressive will award six cash prizes of $1,000, one of whom will win $15,000 and the title of “Real Life Trucking Hero.” “Truckers help keep this country running, and deserve to be recognized for their efforts,” said Tom Corpus, Commercial Auto product manager at Progressive. “The Real Life Trucking Hero Contest is our way of showing them our appreciation.” Anyone can nominate their favorite trucker, and for any reason. Whether someone has taken the time to help a motorist in need, made a delivery in record time or been a road warrior for several years, they could be a winner. Nominating and voting is easy. To make a nomination, vote for a Real Life Trucking Hero, or learn more, visit http://www.progressivecommercial.com/truckinghero or http://www.facebook.com/progressivecommercial From April 1 until October 1, six monthly winners will each receive $1,000 (one per month for six months) On October 31, a panel of judges will award one of the six monthly winners with the grand prize – $15,000 and the title of “Real Life Trucking Hero.” For more information on the Real Life Trucking Hero Contest go to http://www.progressivecommercial.com/truckinghero. To learn about Progressive Commercial Auto Insurance, visit http://www.progressive.com/commercial-auto/. About Progressive The Progressive Group of Insurance Companies makes it easy to understand, buy, and use auto insurance. Progressive offers choices so consumers can reach us whenever, wherever, and however it's most convenient for them—online at progressive.com, by phone at 1-800-PROGRESSIVE, or in-person with a local agent. Progressive offers insurance for personal and commercial autos and trucks, motorcycles, boats, recreational vehicles, and homes. It's the fourth largest auto insurer in the country, the largest seller of motorcycle insurance, and a leader in commercial auto insurance. Progressive also offers car insurance online in Australia at http://www.progressiveonline.com.au. Founded in 1937, Progressive continues its long history of offering shopping tools and services that save customers time and money, like Name Your Price®, the Snapshot Discount®, and a concierge level of claims service. The Common Shares of The Progressive Corporation, the Mayfield Village, Ohio-based holding company, trade publicly at (NYSE:PGR). Progressive PRSteve Kaczynski, 440-395-1008skaczyn1@progressive.com