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RAC responds to Government announcement on extra £100m for the pothole fund
Motorists claim to being regularly left dazzled by modern vehicle headlights

Motorists claim to being regularly left dazzled by modern vehicle headlights

Press releases   •   Mar 24, 2018 00:01 GMT

Drivers are complaining that some modern day headlights are too bright

Statement on AIA ALARM road maintenance report

Statement on AIA ALARM road maintenance report

News   •   Mar 20, 2018 00:01 GMT

The RAC's Nicholas Lyes argues that the latest survey out today shows just why a new means of funding road maintenance is needed in the UK

RAC advises drivers to get prepared with arrival of the next cold snap

RAC advises drivers to get prepared with arrival of the next cold snap

News   •   Mar 16, 2018 10:40 GMT

The RAC's Simon Williams reminds drivers of what they can do to cut the chances of an unnecessary breakdown this weekend and into next week

More needs to be done to incentivise drivers to choose cleaner vehicles

More needs to be done to incentivise drivers to choose cleaner vehicles

News   •   Mar 15, 2018 00:01 GMT

The RAC's Nicholas Lyes responds to a joint committee report out today and argues more should be done to encourage drivers to change their buying habits

RAC reaction to the Chancellor's Spring Statement

RAC reaction to the Chancellor's Spring Statement

News   •   Mar 13, 2018 13:28 GMT

The RAC's Nicholas Lyes responds to the Spring Statement, delivered by the Chancellor today (Tuesday)

RAC comments on call for evidence on cycle safety

RAC comments on call for evidence on cycle safety

News   •   Mar 09, 2018 18:11 GMT

The RAC's Nicholas Lyes responds

RAC fears extreme cold snap will lead to a Spring pothole plague

RAC fears extreme cold snap will lead to a Spring pothole plague

Press releases   •   Mar 07, 2018 23:59 GMT

To mark National Pothole Day the RAC publishes an online ‘Guide to the Great British Pothole and Other Road Surface Defects'

February brings relief for drivers at the pumps with 2p a litre drop

February brings relief for drivers at the pumps with 2p a litre drop

Press releases   •   Mar 07, 2018 00:01 GMT

RAC Fuel Watch - falling price of Brent crude oil sparks forecourt price savings

Diesel cars are being stricken by expensive cold weather fuel ‘waxing’ problem

Diesel cars are being stricken by expensive cold weather fuel ‘waxing’ problem

Press releases   •   Mar 03, 2018 00:01 GMT

RAC breakdown data reveals the cold has exposed a problem for some drivers of diesel vehicles

RAC issues advice to drivers facing freezing rain

RAC issues advice to drivers facing freezing rain

News   •   Mar 02, 2018 13:26 GMT

Weather and travel update: the RAC remains on high alert with record number of breakdowns

Weather and travel update: the RAC remains on high alert with record number of breakdowns

News   •   Mar 02, 2018 08:56 GMT

Thursday proved treacherous on the roads and conditions are still challenging today

Update from the RAC: unprecedented numbers of breakdowns

Update from the RAC: unprecedented numbers of breakdowns

News   •   Mar 01, 2018 12:15 GMT

The RAC's Simon Williams gives an update on the situation following recent heavy snowfall - and with more forecast

A fifth of firms say drivers in accidents due to using handheld phones at the wheel

A fifth of firms say drivers in accidents due to using handheld phones at the wheel

Press releases   •   Mar 01, 2018 00:01 GMT

One in five (19%) UK firms say their employees have been involved in an accident while driving for work due to using a handheld phone at the wheel, according to new research*. RAC Business has revealed the findings from its survey of 1,000 UK businesses, carried out across all fleet sizes and sectors, to highlight current attitudes to handheld mobile phone use and driving for work.

RAC statement on current and forecast extreme weather

RAC statement on current and forecast extreme weather

News   •   Feb 28, 2018 13:06 GMT

The RAC's Pete Williams gives an update on the current situation and warns drivers about weather forecast over the next few days

RAC comments on findings of Highway England's motorway fuel price sign trial

RAC comments on findings of Highway England's motorway fuel price sign trial

News   •   Feb 27, 2018 15:07 GMT

Highways England has published the findings from its M5 motorway fuel price signage trial concluding that it has not delivered sufficient impact or cost benefit to cover the capital cost and operational costs of the service. This means there is no business case for whole or partial public sector funding to roll out fuel pricing signs to other motorway service areas on the motorway network.

Drivers neglect of basic car checks increases  chances of a freezing winter breakdown

Drivers neglect of basic car checks increases chances of a freezing winter breakdown

Press releases   •   Feb 26, 2018 00:01 GMT

As colder weather grips the UK, new research from the RAC suggests drivers aren't doing some basic checks as often as they should - increasing the chance of a breakdown

RAC welcomes the rollout of 'lane rental' concept to charge utility companies for digging up roads

RAC welcomes the rollout of 'lane rental' concept to charge utility companies for digging up roads

News   •   Feb 15, 2018 23:59 GMT

The DfT has announced the nationwide roll-out of its 'lane rental' concept to charge utility companies £2,500 per day to speed up and improve road works following a successful trial in the Kent and London.

RAC welcomes Asda's latest 2p a litre fuel price cut due tomorrow

RAC welcomes Asda's latest 2p a litre fuel price cut due tomorrow

News   •   Feb 15, 2018 20:03 GMT

Asda has responded to the RAC's fresh fuel price cut call by capping the price of unleaded at 116.7p and diesel at 118.7p

RAC comments on DVLA figures showing a rise in number of drivers disqualified under the age of 17

RAC comments on DVLA figures showing a rise in number of drivers disqualified under the age of 17

News   •   Feb 15, 2018 11:25 GMT

The RAC has expressed concern at the number of children who have been disqualified from driving before they are even eligible for a provisional licence