Auto Insurance Discount for Certified Educators, Engineers, & Scientists

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — March 16, 2004 — Esurance Inc., a direct-to-consumer personal auto insurance company, recently launched its new Preferred Occupation discount for certified educators, engineers, and scientists.

Gary Tolman, Esurance President and CEO, stated, “We’re always happy to help consumers save even more on auto insurance. This discount is particularly nice because it gives back to a group of people who serve our communities.”

To receive Esurance’s Preferred Occupation discount, consumers or their spouses must hold a license or degree in education, engineering, mathematics, or natural science, and/or be currently employed in one of those fields.

Consumers eligible for this discount can see the exact requirements when they get a quote online at Consumers can also see if they qualify for the discount when they get a quote over the phone at 1-800-ESURANCE (1-800-378-7262).

Esurance’s California polices are underwritten by Esurance Property & Casualty, rated A (Excellent) by A. M. Best.

About Esurance Inc.

Esurance Inc., a subsidiary of White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd. (NYSE: WTM), provides personal auto insurance direct to consumers online. Esurance is dedicated to constantly improving the way people shop for, buy, and manage their auto insurance. By combining the best of technology with industry know-how, Esurance is able to offer hassle-free auto insurance coverage with 24/7 customer service and claims handling at competitive prices.

Through Esurance’s Web site,, customers can get instant auto insurance quotes, view comparison quotes, buy an Esurance policy, and print their proof of insurance card— all in minutes. Esurance also offers policyholders the ability to make policy changes and file claims instantly online, demonstrating Esurance’s commitment to improving the entire auto insurance process from quote to claim.