The Commerce Group, Inc. (CGI) Annual Report on Form 10-K is Available

The Commerce Group, Inc. (NYSE:CGI) today announced that its Annual Report on Form 10-K is available to stockholders and other interested parties. The Annual Report on Form 10-K can be obtained, free of charge, on our website at www.commerceinsurance.com/content/investors/. A printed copy can also be obtained, free of charge, upon request by contacting us at: The Commerce Insurance Company, Robert E. McKenna, Chief Accounting Officer, 211 Main Street, Webster MA 01570 or by calling (508) 949-4931.

About The Commerce Group, Inc.

The Commerce Group, Inc. is headquartered in Webster, Massachusetts. Property and casualty insurance subsidiaries include The Commerce Insurance Company and Citation Insurance Company in Massachusetts, Commerce West Insurance Company in California, American Commerce Insurance Company in Ohio, and State-Wide Insurance Company in New York. Through its subsidiaries’ combined insurance activities, the Company is ranked as the 20th largest personal automobile insurance group in the country by A.M. Best Company, based on 2006 direct written premium information. The Company and its insurance subsidiaries are rated A+ (Superior) by A.M. Best.

Forward-Looking Statements

It should be noted that this release might contain certain statements that may be considered forward-looking statements. The Commerce Group refers you to its 2007 Form 10-K for a description of the Company’s business environment and important other factors that may affect its business, including its language regarding forward-looking statements.