Mercury Insurance, NASCAR Team For Anti-Texting Effort

  • September 20, 2011
Mercury Insurance has partnered with Andrew Murray -- who at age 14 is the youngest sanctioned NASCAR driver -- to promote Mercury's "Don't Text and Drive Pledge" campaign.

Drivers can sign the "Don't Text and Drive Pledge," which is at

Mercury will be sponsoring Murray in his NASCAR K&N Pro Series West debut at All American Speedway in Roseville, Calif. on Oct. 15. He will be driving the Mercury Insurance #32 Team Heritage Motor Sports Chevy.

Murray, who began his racing career at age five, has already been speaking to high school students on behalf of Mercury's Don't Text and Drive Pledge.

The campaign, which launched at the recent Mercury Insurance Open tennis event in Carlsbad, Calif., will use social media avenues such as Facebook and Twitter to help promote Murray and spread the word about the dangers of texting and driving.

Mercury Insurance is a multiple-line insurance organization offering predominantly personal automobile and homeowners insurance through a network of independent agents in California, Florida, New Jersey, Texas, Arizona, New York, Georgia, Oklahoma, Illinois, Michigan, Nevada, Virginia and Pennsylvania.--Tanya Irwin



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