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"An extremely long time coming" - RAC reaction to today's fuel price cuts

"An extremely long time coming" - RAC reaction to today's fuel price cuts

News   •   Nov 15, 2018 10:45 GMT

The RAC's fuel spokesperson comments on the news that the major supermarkets are to cut petrol and diesel prices

Petrol remains overpriced as major retailers refuse to cut

Petrol remains overpriced as major retailers refuse to cut

Press Releases   •   Nov 15, 2018 08:45 GMT

​Despite falling wholesale prices, UK drivers are continuing to suffer from overpriced fuel, the RAC’s fuel experts have warned.

Petrol price cuts announced - RAC reaction

Petrol price cuts announced - RAC reaction

News   •   Nov 06, 2018 10:12 GMT

The RAC's fuel spokesman reacts to news that retailers are finally starting to cut the price of petrol, after weeks of wholesale price falls

Suggestion drivers should pre-pay for fuel - RAC comment

Suggestion drivers should pre-pay for fuel - RAC comment

News   •   Nov 05, 2018 13:52 GMT

The RAC's fuel spokesman reacts to reports on a suggestion drivers should have to pay in advance for petrol and diesel

Motorists lose out as retailers refuse to cut petrol prices in October despite drop in wholesale cost

Motorists lose out as retailers refuse to cut petrol prices in October despite drop in wholesale cost

Press Releases   •   Nov 03, 2018 00:01 GMT

The RAC repeats its urgent call for a petrol price cut of at least 3p per litre, to reflect falling wholesale prices

​RAC cements its position as top-five car insurance broker by securing its 500,000th policy this year

​RAC cements its position as top-five car insurance broker by securing its 500,000th policy this year

Press Releases   •   Oct 31, 2018 16:07 GMT

RAC Car Insurance has broken new ground by exceeding 500,000 policies in force (PIF) following growth of more than 11% in the first nine months of the year.

RAC comment on today's Budget and the financial impact for drivers

RAC comment on today's Budget and the financial impact for drivers

News   •   Oct 29, 2018 19:40 GMT

The RAC welcomes the Chancellor's announcement of £30bn for road investment and maintenance and a freeze on fuel duty and no rise on insurance premium tax

RAC welcomes Budget boost for future road investment

RAC welcomes Budget boost for future road investment

News   •   Oct 27, 2018 22:30 BST

The RAC welcomes report that a £30 billion investment package to enhance the country’s transport network will be announced by the Chancellor in Monday’s Budget.

A fifth of motorists suffer nausea or sickness as a driver or passenger

A fifth of motorists suffer nausea or sickness as a driver or passenger

Press Releases   •   Oct 26, 2018 00:01 BST

Car sickness and nausea don’t just affect children, new RAC research has found, with the equivalent of 7.3m people not growing out of it and continuing to suffer as adults.

Where to see the 2018 RAC Rally of the Tests

Where to see the 2018 RAC Rally of the Tests

Press Releases   •   Oct 22, 2018 16:57 BST

Details of this year's RAC Rally of the Tests are released, including viewing points for spectators

Business Committee recommends end of petrol and diesel vehicle sales by 2032 - RAC response

Business Committee recommends end of petrol and diesel vehicle sales by 2032 - RAC response

News   •   Oct 19, 2018 00:01 BST

The RAC's head of roads policy considers the recommendations from the committee, which include bringing forward to date by which the sale of petrol and diesel vehicles would end in the UK

Changes to the Highway Code to keep cyclists and pedestrians safe - RAC reaction

Changes to the Highway Code to keep cyclists and pedestrians safe - RAC reaction

News   •   Oct 18, 2018 09:41 BST

The RAC's Nicholas Lyes comments on the announcement designed to help protect cyclists and pedestrians

RAC urges retailers to slash at least 3p a litre off the price of petrol

RAC urges retailers to slash at least 3p a litre off the price of petrol

Press Releases   •   Oct 12, 2018 11:38 BST

With wholesale fuel prices falling, RAC fuel data indicates drivers should be benefiting from lower petrol prices

Drivers more than twice as likely to breakdown due to hitting a pothole than 12 years ago

Drivers more than twice as likely to breakdown due to hitting a pothole than 12 years ago

Press Releases   •   Oct 12, 2018 10:51 BST

The latest findings from the RAC show that drivers continue to suffer from the blight of poor quality roads

Government to reduce plug-in car grants from November - RAC reaction

Government to reduce plug-in car grants from November - RAC reaction

News   •   Oct 11, 2018 19:23 BST

The RAC's head of roads policy reacts to an announcement that will mean some new green vehicles attracting significantly lower grants from the Government

RAC, AA and Green Flag unite to call for enhanced road safety rules

RAC, AA and Green Flag unite to call for enhanced road safety rules

Press Releases   •   Oct 11, 2018 10:29 BST

In a show of unity the UK's three biggest breakdown companies are calling for drivers to 'slow down, mover over' when passing breakdowns.

Fuel duty to remain frozen, Prime Minister to announce - RAC statement

Fuel duty to remain frozen, Prime Minister to announce - RAC statement

News   •   Oct 03, 2018 09:37 BST

The RAC's fuel spokesperson reacts to an anticipated announcement from Theresa May today, as the Conservative Party Conference closes

September stops the rot of petrol price increases but dark clouds hang over UK forecourts

September stops the rot of petrol price increases but dark clouds hang over UK forecourts

Press Releases   •   Oct 03, 2018 09:00 BST

The latest analysis of UK petrol and diesel prices, covering price movements in September 2018

Abolition of Severn Bridge tolls brought forward - RAC reaction

Abolition of Severn Bridge tolls brought forward - RAC reaction

News   •   Oct 02, 2018 10:57 BST

The RAC's head of roads policy responds to the announcement made by Alun Cairns today

Progress in reducing road casualties continues to stall - RAC comment

Progress in reducing road casualties continues to stall - RAC comment

News   •   Sep 27, 2018 12:27 BST

The RAC's road safety spokesperson comments on new government data out today