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RAC welcomes DfT announcement that learner drivers will be allowed lessons on motorways
RAC comments on DfT drink-drive casualty figures 2015

RAC comments on DfT drink-drive casualty figures 2015

News   •   Aug 03, 2017 14:27 BST

The figures reveal a stubborn plateau in the number of road casualties arising from alcohol related accidents since 2010

RAC comments on motorway 'anti-pollution tunnels' proposal

RAC comments on motorway 'anti-pollution tunnels' proposal

News   •   Aug 03, 2017 10:44 BST

Highways England is considering building canopies over motorways to tackle dangerous levels of toxic fumes.

July brings first fuel price rises since April

July brings first fuel price rises since April

Press Releases   •   Aug 03, 2017 00:01 BST

RAC Fuel Watch data for July shows fuel prices increased for the first time since April. Petrol and diesel both went up by nearly 1p a litre. Litre of unleaded still 5p lower than 2017 high of 120.45p. Diesel more than 6p a litre cheaper than 2017 peak of 122.35p

RAC data shows road quality has worsened despite mild weather

RAC data shows road quality has worsened despite mild weather

Press Releases   •   Aug 01, 2017 00:01 BST

RAC patrols dealt with more pothole pothole-related call-outs in Q2 2017 than in the same period in 2016, attending 3,565 motorists whose vehicles had suffered broken suspension springs, damaged shock absorbers or distorted wheels. Condition of UK roads still vulnerable to extreme weather

DVLA data shows rise in young provisional licence holders but drop in 17 to 24-year-old qualified drivers

DVLA data shows rise in young provisional licence holders but drop in 17 to 24-year-old qualified drivers

Press Releases   •   Jul 29, 2017 00:01 BST

The number of young people with provisional licences has increased between 2014 and 2016

RAC comments on National Travel Survey 2016 findings

RAC comments on National Travel Survey 2016 findings

News   •   Jul 27, 2017 12:01 BST

The RAC's roads policy spokesman reacts to new data released today

RAC responds to the Government's clean air plan published today
RAC comments on Brake/TRL stopping distances study

RAC comments on Brake/TRL stopping distances study

News   •   Jul 25, 2017 00:01 BST

The RAC's Rod Dennis responds to the study out today

RAC study shows drivers slap down UK roads in favour of those the other side of the Channel

RAC study shows drivers slap down UK roads in favour of those the other side of the Channel

Press Releases   •   Jul 23, 2017 00:01 BST

A new study from the RAC shows just how much drivers favour continental Europe

RAC reacts to news that car insurance premiums are rising faster than ever

RAC reacts to news that car insurance premiums are rising faster than ever

News   •   Jul 18, 2017 12:55 BST

The RAC's Mark Godfrey comments on today's news from the ABI

Get ready for the Great British summer holiday getaway

Get ready for the Great British summer holiday getaway

Press Releases   •   Jul 18, 2017 00:01 BST

Data from RAC Traffic Watch points to expected leisure journeys on the UK's roads as the summer holiday getaway begins

RAC comments on a study which reveals that the most expensive airport parking costs three times more than the cheapest

RAC comments on a study which reveals that the most expensive airport parking costs three times more than the cheapest

News   •   Jul 14, 2017 15:12 BST

A study by Admiral highlights the vast differences in the cost of airport parking around the UK

RAC comments on Highways England trial of a bright orange emergency refuge area for smart motorways

RAC comments on Highways England trial of a bright orange emergency refuge area for smart motorways

News   •   Jul 14, 2017 12:54 BST

The RAC welcomes the trial of a new bright orange SOS-signed emergency refuge area in a development to improve awareness and understanding of what to do if you breakdown or have an accident on a smart motorway

Only three in five drivers who use a handheld phone say causing an accident would make them kick the habit

Only three in five drivers who use a handheld phone say causing an accident would make them kick the habit

Press Releases   •   Jul 10, 2017 00:01 BST

New research for the RAC's Be Phone Smart campaign shines a light on what would motivate drivers to give up using a handheld phone for good

RAC comments on latest Motor Premium Index from the ABI

RAC comments on latest Motor Premium Index from the ABI

News   •   Jul 08, 2017 00:01 BST

The RAC's insurance director comments on new figures released today by the ABI

Motorists sceptical driverless cars will be commonplace in 20 years’ time

Motorists sceptical driverless cars will be commonplace in 20 years’ time

Press Releases   •   Jul 07, 2017 00:01 BST

​Motorists have doubts about whether driverless car technology is likely to become commonplace in 20 years’ time, new research suggests

June sees forecourt fuel fall by 2p a litre for second month in a row

June sees forecourt fuel fall by 2p a litre for second month in a row

Press Releases   •   Jul 05, 2017 09:00 BST

​Fuel prices have fallen by 2p a litre for the second month in a row, data from the latest RAC Fuel Watch report reveals.

RAC comments on Transport Investment Strategy announcement

RAC comments on Transport Investment Strategy announcement

News   •   Jul 04, 2017 22:31 BST

The RAC's road policy spokesman reacts to today's news from the Department for Transport

RAC responds to NICE no-idling recommendation

RAC responds to NICE no-idling recommendation

News   •   Jun 30, 2017 00:01 BST

The RAC's Nick Lyes reacts to this morning's news from NICE