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RAC comments on reports of potential fuel 'surge pricing'

RAC comments on reports of potential fuel 'surge pricing'

News   •   Jun 27, 2017 13:26 BST

The RAC's fuel spokesman reacts to recent reports

Queen's Speech: RAC reaction to announcements that will affect drivers

Queen's Speech: RAC reaction to announcements that will affect drivers

News   •   Jun 21, 2017 14:04 BST

The RAC outlines and responds to announcements made in today's Queen's Speech

RAC comments on new draft Transport Strategy for London

RAC comments on new draft Transport Strategy for London

News   •   Jun 21, 2017 12:03 BST

The RAC reacts to new proposals published today

RAC reacts to today's fuel price cuts

RAC reacts to today's fuel price cuts

News   •   Jun 15, 2017 12:12 BST

The RAC's fuel spokesman comments on news that retailers are cutting the price of fuel in light of falling wholesale costs

The RAC's view on tackling the country's air quality problem

The RAC's view on tackling the country's air quality problem

News   •   Jun 15, 2017 00:01 BST

On the first national Clean Air Day, the RAC summarises its recommendations for tackling the problem of poor air quality

RAC presses retailers to cut fuel prices as oil price slumps

RAC presses retailers to cut fuel prices as oil price slumps

Press Releases   •   Jun 08, 2017 11:34 BST

​The RAC is calling on retailers to cut the price of fuel after a sudden drop in the price of oil has brought wholesale costs down

RAC-owned Nebula Systems cloud diagnostic platform wins major award

RAC-owned Nebula Systems cloud diagnostic platform wins major award

Press Releases   •   Jun 07, 2017 10:05 BST

A UK firm has picked up this year’s prestigious TU-Automotive award for Best Aftermarket Telematics Product/Service - after being nominated for best newcomer just two-years-ago. Nebula Systems, part of the RAC group of companies, won the accolade for their cloud diagnostic platform MECH5.

Be Phone Smart campaign welcomes new Do Not Disturb While Driving feature for iOS

Be Phone Smart campaign welcomes new Do Not Disturb While Driving feature for iOS

News   •   Jun 06, 2017 13:06 BST

The road safety campaign that encourages responsible mobile phone use by drivers welcomes news from Apple of a new feature due this autumn

Price of fuel falls in May as retailers pass on wholesale savings
RAC predicts busiest late May bank holiday traffic for four years as temperatures rise

RAC predicts busiest late May bank holiday traffic for four years as temperatures rise

Press Releases   •   May 24, 2017 15:34 BST

​Sixteen and a half million leisure journeys will be taken by car this coming bank holiday weekend, data from RAC Traffic Watch suggests.*

Motorists lack awareness of emergency refuge areas on smart motorways

Motorists lack awareness of emergency refuge areas on smart motorways

Press Releases   •   May 22, 2017 00:01 BST

Half of motorists are not familiar with emergency refuge areas on smart motorways, new figures from the RAC suggest

esure appoints the RAC to provide insurance customers with breakdown cover

esure appoints the RAC to provide insurance customers with breakdown cover

Press Releases   •   May 15, 2017 17:40 BST

RAC is appointed by esure to provide breakdown cover option for esure and Sheilas'Wheels insurance customers

Condition of local roads on a knife-edge as RAC sees surprise increase in first quarter pothole-related breakdowns

Condition of local roads on a knife-edge as RAC sees surprise increase in first quarter pothole-related breakdowns

Press Releases   •   May 15, 2017 00:01 BST

The RAC’s familiar orange patrols attended 63% more pothole-related breakdowns in the first quarter of 2017 than they did over the same period in in 2016

A quarter of drivers have kept penalty points secret from their insurer

A quarter of drivers have kept penalty points secret from their insurer

Press Releases   •   May 13, 2017 00:01 BST

​Nearly a quarter (23%) of motorists did not inform their insurer the last time they received penalty points on their licence, research conducted by RAC Insurance has found

RAC reacts to publication of new draft air quality plan

RAC reacts to publication of new draft air quality plan

News   •   May 05, 2017 15:59 BST

The RAC responds to the new UK air quality plan, published today for consultation

RAC calls on fuel retailers to cut further, faster as wholesale prices continue to drop

RAC calls on fuel retailers to cut further, faster as wholesale prices continue to drop

News   •   May 05, 2017 10:59 BST

The RAC calls on retailers to cut fuel prices further and 'play fair' with drivers

Supermarket cuts pump prices by 2p as RAC calls for retailers to play fair with motorists

Supermarket cuts pump prices by 2p as RAC calls for retailers to play fair with motorists

News   •   May 03, 2017 14:11 BST

Other supermarkets and fuel retailers expected to follow as one supermarket responds to our call for a price cut. RAC Fuel Watch indicate that a 3p cut could be on the cards.

Price of petrol goes up by more than 1p a litre in April but cut imminent

Price of petrol goes up by more than 1p a litre in April but cut imminent

Press Releases   •   May 03, 2017 00:01 BST

Pump prices rose by more than a penny a litre in April, but a drop in the price of oil in the second half of the month and a jump in the value of the pound means retailers are now in a position to pass on a cut to motorists imminently. Drop in price of oil and jump in value of sterling give retailers chance to pass on savings.

RAC launches manifesto to ensure biggest issues for motorists don’t get parked

RAC launches manifesto to ensure biggest issues for motorists don’t get parked

Press Releases   •   May 01, 2017 00:01 BST

The RAC publishes its election party manifesto for motorists

Leisure traffic to peak at 3.4m this May Day bank holiday

Leisure traffic to peak at 3.4m this May Day bank holiday

Press Releases   •   Apr 28, 2017 10:20 BST

The RAC estimates a total of 10.3 million leisure journeys will take place on major roads in total between today and Monday