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SUVs outselling electric cars, UK Energy Research Centre report shows - RAC comment

SUVs outselling electric cars, UK Energy Research Centre report shows - RAC comment

News   •   Dec 09, 2019 12:23 GMT

The RAC's Simon Williams responds to the UKERC's report out today

Fear of unexpected repairs puts 3.8m drivers off getting their car serviced

Fear of unexpected repairs puts 3.8m drivers off getting their car serviced

Press releases   •   Dec 09, 2019 00:01 GMT

The findings come as the RAC launches its MOT Assist programme, which rewards drivers who keep their car serviced regularly

November makes it four months of lower petrol prices

November makes it four months of lower petrol prices

Press releases   •   Dec 04, 2019 00:01 GMT

Unleaded and diesel fall by half a pence a litre in November – but prices should be coming down further

68% of drivers say removing hard shoulders on motorways compromises safety

68% of drivers say removing hard shoulders on motorways compromises safety

Press releases   •   Nov 29, 2019 00:01 GMT

Drivers remain concerned about the safety of 'all lane running' smart motorways, where the hard shoulder is removed permanently

​British drivers unprepared for winter weather breakdowns

​British drivers unprepared for winter weather breakdowns

Press releases   •   Nov 28, 2019 15:07 GMT

NFU Mutual and RAC urge drivers to prioritise in-car safety equipment

RAC launches its first ever child car seat

RAC launches its first ever child car seat

Press releases   •   Nov 25, 2019 09:33 GMT

The RAC launches a rear-facing, rotating, i-Size, Isofix-seat suitable from birth to age four

Half of drivers say the condition of local roads has got worse

Half of drivers say the condition of local roads has got worse

Press releases   •   Nov 22, 2019 00:01 GMT

New figures from the RAC Report on Motoring show drivers remain concerned about the state of local roads in particular - and it's not just potholes that are the problem

Vehicle tax evasion statistics - RAC comment

Vehicle tax evasion statistics - RAC comment

News   •   Nov 21, 2019 11:14 GMT

RAC celebrates taking a stake in Wrisk by trialling a mileage-based car insurance product

RAC celebrates taking a stake in Wrisk by trialling a mileage-based car insurance product

Press releases   •   Nov 13, 2019 10:50 GMT

The companies are trialling a mileage-based car insurance product which enables customers to only pay for the miles driven each month, plus a flat fee for when their cars are parked

Price of petrol drops for third month in a row

Price of petrol drops for third month in a row

Press releases   •   Nov 06, 2019 11:18 GMT

The cost of filling a 55-litre family car with petrol has fallen back under £70 for the first time since March

Scottish drivers most likely to take risks when buying a used car

Scottish drivers most likely to take risks when buying a used car

Press releases   •   Nov 04, 2019 00:01 GMT

RAC data indicates those in Scotland and north east England are least likely to check the history of a car they’re looking to buy

RAC comment on Government's pledge to review offence of driving while using handheld phone
Longer-term funding to improve local roads mooted - RAC reaction

Longer-term funding to improve local roads mooted - RAC reaction

News   •   Oct 28, 2019 13:10 GMT

The RAC's head of roads policy reacts to the news that the Treasury is to look at a longer-term funding settlement to help councils fix roads under their control

Government to review smart motorway safety - RAC statement

Government to review smart motorway safety - RAC statement

News   •   Oct 24, 2019 12:13 BST

The RAC's Nicholas Lyes reacts to the news the Government is to conduct a review into smart motorways in England

Smart motorways - which way now? RAC reaction to Highways England's transport committee appearance

Smart motorways - which way now? RAC reaction to Highways England's transport committee appearance

News   •   Oct 24, 2019 09:20 BST

The RAC's head of roads policy Nicholas Lyes sets out the RAC's position on smart motorways

Government to introduce green number plates - RAC reaction

Government to introduce green number plates - RAC reaction

News   •   Oct 22, 2019 00:01 BST

The RAC's head of roads policy Nicholas Lyes responds to news the Government is consulting on introducing green number plates for electric vehicles, which could see them enjoy certain perks in the UK's towns and cities

Price of petrol is 7p a litre too expensive at the pumps

Price of petrol is 7p a litre too expensive at the pumps

Press releases   •   Oct 17, 2019 09:54 BST

The RAC is urging fuel retailers big and small to reflect the drop in the wholesale price of unleaded with a significant cut at the pumps

Three-in-10 drivers have witnessed another motorist being physically abused

Three-in-10 drivers have witnessed another motorist being physically abused

Press releases   •   Oct 14, 2019 00:01 BST

Research for the latest Report on Motoring also reveals UK drivers' habits when it comes to illegal mobile phone use, as well as drink- and drug-driving

RAC responds to Transport Committee announcement on road pricing
RAC’s top patrol aims high with the 2019 WLTP Challenge

RAC’s top patrol aims high with the 2019 WLTP Challenge

Press releases   •   Oct 07, 2019 15:26 BST

The RAC's Ben Aldous is taking part in this week's WLTP Challenge, aiming for maximum mpg from his fully-loaded patrol van