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Plymouth Rock Assurance

November 19, 2012 09:00 ET

Plymouth Rock Assurance Sponsors Tolls During Peak Thanksgiving Travel Time

Plymouth Rock Assurance to Pay for Motorists' Fares at the Allston/Brighton Tolls on Wednesday, November 21

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - Nov 19, 2012) - Plymouth Rock Assurance, the flagship automobile insurance carrier of The Plymouth Rock Group of Companies which together write and manage more than $1 billion in auto and homeowner's insurance throughout the Northeast, today announced that it will sponsor the Allston/Brighton toll plaza (Interchange 19 on the Massachusetts Turnpike) from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 21 as part of the company's Customer Appreciation Month. All motorists traveling through the toll in either direction will be able to travel through the toll domain during that time at no cost.

As a New England based company, Plymouth Rock understands the challenges of local commuting, especially around the Thanksgiving holiday. During Customer Appreciation Month, Plymouth Rock is pleased to offer this small "token" of thanks to its own customers as well as all other motorists passing through the Allston/Brighton toll plaza.

This sponsorship is another example of Plymouth Rock delivering more than just insurance to local drivers. Other examples include year round mobile claims processing through Plymouth Rock's Crashbusters® vans, which can issue claims checks on the spot, and Door to Door Valet Claim Service(SM), which offers Plymouth Rock customers vehicle pick-up, delivery and guaranteed auto repairs. Plymouth Rock's value-added offerings focus on getting customers safely home through our Get Home Safe program or back on the road as quickly as possible if an accident occurs.

"We're pleased to offer complimentary tolls to our valued customers and all other motorists traveling this Thanksgiving," said Plymouth Rock Chief Marketing Officer Keith Jensen. "On behalf of Plymouth Rock we hope that everyone has a safe and happy holiday."

"The Wednesday before Thanksgiving is one of the busiest travel days of the year," said MassDOT Secretary and CEO Richard A. Davey. "Last year, we logged nearly 100,000 transactions for that date at Interchange 19 alone. We're happy to be working with Plymouth Rock to give drivers a break during stressful holiday travel."

Plymouth Rock will pay the cash and E-ZPass (FastLane) tolls recorded for the 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. hour on Wednesday, November 21. Massachusetts E-ZPass customers will see a credit and message from Plymouth Rock on their next statement. Drivers without E-Z Pass/FastLane transponders must still stop at the tollbooth and drivers with transponders should go through the E-ZPass/FastLane lanes with their transponders.

About Plymouth Rock Assurance
Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, Plymouth Rock Assurance Corporation (prac.com) is the flagship of the Plymouth Rock group of companies, which together write and manage over $1 billion in auto and home insurance in the Northeast. Plymouth Rock Assurance provides auto insurance exclusively. Its industry-leading service innovations include the exclusive Plymouth Rock Savings Pass, which helps Massachusetts customers save hundreds of dollars on auto-related goods and services; Crashbusters® mobile expert appraisers, who travel directly to a customer's vehicle to assess the damage, and often issue a check on the spot; Door to Door Valet Claim Service(SM) that manages the entire auto repair process from start to finish, and guarantees repairs for as long as a customer owns or leases their car when they choose a Door to Door or referral repair shop; Plymouth Rock Rewards and Rewards Plus that thank customers for their business and loyalty; the Get Home Safe(SM) program, which covers the cost of a cab ride home up to $50 per policy year when a Massachusetts policyholder feels it would be unsafe to operate a motor vehicle; and its Pledge of Assurance®, an industry-leading written commitment to service excellence. Plymouth Rock Assurance Corporation has an "A-/Excellent" rating from A.M. Best, the insurance industry's premier independent rating service. For more details and to find a Plymouth Rock independent agent near you, visit www.plymouthrock.com.

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