RAC issues warning to drivers as cold snap arrives

Press Releases   •   Dec 07, 2017 13:09 GMT

The RAC expects a sharp rise in predicted breakdowns this coming weekend, and provides advice to drivers


RAC comments on new car sales figures out this morning

News   •   Dec 05, 2017 10:56 GMT

Rod Dennis for RACCars.co.uk reacts to figures that show sales of new diesel cars are in decline


Petrol and diesel most expensive for three years as prices go up by 2p a litre in November

Press Releases   •   Dec 05, 2017 00:01 GMT

New figures from RAC Fuel Watch show fuel prices are rising across the UK


RAC comments on Highways England's Christmas roadworks announcement

News   •   Dec 04, 2017 13:26 GMT

RAC spokesman Rod Dennis reacts to news that nearly 99% of England's major roads will be free of roadworks in time for Christmas


RAC response to new practical driving test

News   •   Dec 04, 2017 10:30 GMT

The RAC responds to the new practical driving test proposals which go live today


Drivers caught using a handheld phone falls by 11% after introduction of tougher penalties

Press Releases   •   Dec 01, 2017 00:01 GMT

14,160 drivers were caught for the offence – which now carries a penalty of six points and a £200 fine – between March and May 2017, down from 15,861 who were stopped between December 2016 and February 2017


Call for drivers to ‘slow down, make space and move on’ when passing breakdowns

Press Releases   •   Nov 29, 2017 10:38 GMT

Following a horrific accident the RAC has launched a campaign to encourage drivers to slow down and give more space when passing broken-down vehicles on the hard shoulder and where people and breakdowns operators are at the roadside.


Police data shows 10% rise in vehicle vandalism in three years

Press Releases   •   Nov 25, 2017 00:01 GMT

Figures obtained by RAC Insurance indicate a rise in reports of vandalised vehicles between 2013 and 2016


RAC on Budget 2017: "Current beleaguered owners of diesel cars can breathe a sigh of relief"

News   •   Nov 22, 2017 14:32 GMT

The RAC's Peter Williams reacts to today's Budget announcements - which included the Chancellor ruling out taxes on existing diesel drivers


RAC comments on launch of the Road Crash Index

News   •   Nov 21, 2017 10:41 GMT

The RAC's Pete Williams comments on the launch of the Index

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