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RAC, Europ Assistance, Falck, and VHD announce the creation of ERA Automotive

RAC, Europ Assistance, Falck, and VHD announce the creation of ERA Automotive

Press Releases   •   Oct 10, 2017 09:16 BST

A new alliance created to enhance global coverage, unrivalled levels of technical expertise and customer experience in road services, has been formed by bringing together the major European road services assistance providers - RAC, Europ Assistance, Falck and VHD.

Motorists call for a drop in the drink-drive limit as law turns 50

Motorists call for a drop in the drink-drive limit as law turns 50

Press Releases   •   Oct 08, 2017 00:01 BST

Six in 10 (59%) drivers support a reduction in the drink-drive limit in England and Wales.

RAC Patrol of the Year rises to the MPG challenge

RAC Patrol of the Year rises to the MPG challenge

Press Releases   •   Oct 06, 2017 12:30 BST

RAC Patrol Ambassador, Chris Burgess, says he is pleased with the results of his first MPG Marathon, as he succeeded in beating the official figures for his VW Transporter T6 - while it was fully loaded.

RAC welcomes petrol price cut just a day after calling for one

RAC welcomes petrol price cut just a day after calling for one

News   •   Oct 04, 2017 10:58 BST

The RAC's fuel spokesman comments on today's fuel price cut

Fuel prices rise for the third consecutive month but RAC expects a cut
RAC Patrol of the Year joins MPG Marathon line-up

RAC Patrol of the Year joins MPG Marathon line-up

Press Releases   •   Oct 02, 2017 00:01 BST

RAC Patrol of the Year, Chris Burgess, will be joining the line-up of competitors for this year’s MPG Marathon, and says he’s looking forward to putting his new VW Transporter T6 through its paces.

Road deaths at highest level in five years: RAC reaction

Road deaths at highest level in five years: RAC reaction

News   •   Sep 28, 2017 11:06 BST

The RAC responds to new official figures released today

IAM RoadSmart, the RAC and partners urge drivers to insist on Autonomous Emergency Braking

IAM RoadSmart, the RAC and partners urge drivers to insist on Autonomous Emergency Braking

Press Releases   •   Sep 28, 2017 09:30 BST

The new group urges drivers to insist on Autonomous Emergency Braking for their next new car

RAC launches ‘click and fit’ tyre service

RAC launches ‘click and fit’ tyre service

Press Releases   •   Sep 28, 2017 09:00 BST

The RAC launches its new tyre service

Police data reveals 30% increase in stolen vehicles in three years

Police data reveals 30% increase in stolen vehicles in three years

Press Releases   •   Sep 27, 2017 00:01 BST

New data seen by the RAC highlights a significant rise in vehicle thefts in England and Wales

RAC reacts to supermarket fuel price cut

RAC reacts to supermarket fuel price cut

News   •   Sep 22, 2017 11:05 BST

The RAC comments on today's fuel price cut announcements

​Nine million habitual illegal handheld phone drivers refuse to quit

​Nine million habitual illegal handheld phone drivers refuse to quit

Press Releases   •   Sep 21, 2017 00:01 BST

New research from the RAC's Report on Motoring shines a light on some UK drivers' continued addiction to using a handheld phone

RAC Academy salutes first graduates

RAC Academy salutes first graduates

Press Releases   •   Sep 18, 2017 08:00 BST

New patrols coming to the rescue after two year apprenticeship scheme

RAC comments on new road traffic estimates released today

RAC comments on new road traffic estimates released today

News   •   Sep 14, 2017 11:45 BST

The RAC reacts to new data published by the Department for Transport today

Motorists demand end to ‘self-policing’ by private parking industry

Motorists demand end to ‘self-policing’ by private parking industry

Press Releases   •   Sep 14, 2017 00:01 BST

Drivers and the RAC back a new MP's bill aimed at reforming the private parking industry

RAC issues advice to drivers with arrival of Storm Aileen

RAC issues advice to drivers with arrival of Storm Aileen

News   •   Sep 12, 2017 10:31 BST

The RAC issues advice to motorists as the first named storm of the autumn comes to northern England

Coalition calls on mobile industry to cut driver distraction caused by phones

Coalition calls on mobile industry to cut driver distraction caused by phones

Press Releases   •   Sep 11, 2017 10:03 BST

Brake, the RAC's Be Phone Smart campaign and a number of other organisations sign a letter calling on mobile phone OS companies to bring in a standard 'drive safe' mode

RAC reacts to proposals to change personal injury discount rate in England and Wales

RAC reacts to proposals to change personal injury discount rate in England and Wales

News   •   Sep 07, 2017 11:19 BST

The RAC's head of insurance responds to today's announcement

Average price of fuel goes up by more than 2p a litre in August

Average price of fuel goes up by more than 2p a litre in August

Press Releases   •   Sep 06, 2017 15:03 BST

RAC Fuel Watch report for August shows the price of petrol and diesel increased by more than 2p a litre for second consecutive month. The average price of petrol now stands at 117.51p and diesel at 118.37p. Tropical Storm Harvey responsible for last minute rise in the price of petrol.

RAC comment on the Scottish Government's low emission zones consultation

RAC comment on the Scottish Government's low emission zones consultation

News   •   Sep 06, 2017 14:54 BST

Proposals released today could ban all but Euro 6 diesel vehicles and Euro 4 petrol vehicles from Scotland's biggest cities by as early as next year