RAC comments on new package of measures to improve air quality in Wales

News   •   Apr 25, 2018 15:36 BST

The new £20m Air Quality Fund, which will run until 2021, will support local authorities in Wales to comply with nitrogen dioxide limits and improve air quality in their areas. Among the restrictions will be the introduction of 50mph speed limits over the short length of the exceedance at five locations including two stretches of the M4.


Silver clings on to the title of Britain’s most popular car colour

Press Releases   •   Apr 23, 2018 00:01 BST

Silver remains the most popular car colour in the UK, although black surges in popularity by nearly 500,000 cars and is poised to overtake it.


Harsh winter weather leads to one of the worst quarters for RAC ‘pothole breakdowns’

Press Releases   •   Apr 18, 2018 00:01 BST

The RAC saw a doubling in the proportion of pothole-related breakdowns between the last quarter of 2017 and the first quarter of 2018


RAC reacts to drop in new vehicle registrations in 2017

News   •   Apr 12, 2018 12:01 BST

New data appears to indicate an 'uncomfortable truth' that owners of older vehicles are keeping hold of them for longer


Average petrol and diesel prices stay the same in March

Press Releases   •   Apr 06, 2018 00:00 BST

Retailers absorb increased wholesale costs to the benefit of motorists. April may bring lower pump prices with possibility of oil price reduction


City drivers issued with more than one million penalty notices each year for driving in bus lanes

Press Releases   •   Apr 04, 2018 11:56 BST

Drivers in the UK’s 20 largest cities are receiving more than one million (1,128,259) penalty charge notices (PCNs) for driving in bus lanes every year, with some 3.4m (3,437,348) issued by councils between 2015 and 2017, new data seen by the RAC reveals.


Arrival of the Easter break to spark almost 19m leisure trips by car

Press Releases   •   Mar 27, 2018 09:00 BST

A study of drivers' travel plans for Easter indicates a million more confirmed leisure trips this year compared to 2017


RAC responds to Government announcement on extra £100m for the pothole fund

News   •   Mar 26, 2018 10:08 BST


Motorists claim to being regularly left dazzled by modern vehicle headlights

Press Releases   •   Mar 24, 2018 00:01 GMT

Drivers are complaining that some modern day headlights are too bright


Statement on AIA ALARM road maintenance report

News   •   Mar 20, 2018 00:01 GMT

The RAC's Nicholas Lyes argues that the latest survey out today shows just why a new means of funding road maintenance is needed in the UK

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