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Supermarkets slash the price of fuel following RAC calls for a cut

Supermarkets slash the price of fuel following RAC calls for a cut

News   •   Jan 29, 2020 15:13 GMT

RAC responds to Asda cutting 3p a litre off the price of petrol and diesel

Smart motorways report by APPG for Roadside Rescue and Recovery - RAC comments

Smart motorways report by APPG for Roadside Rescue and Recovery - RAC comments

News   •   Jan 27, 2020 21:01 GMT

The RAC's head of roads policy reacts to a new report from the all party parliamentary group

RAC calls on fuel retailers to cut prices after oil price tumbles

RAC calls on fuel retailers to cut prices after oil price tumbles

Press releases   •   Jan 27, 2020 15:58 GMT

RAC Watch data indicates petrol and diesel prices should fall this week

Smart motorway safety reforms - RAC reaction

Smart motorway safety reforms - RAC reaction

News   •   Jan 26, 2020 18:52 GMT

The RAC's head of policy gives his reaction the proposals

Over a fifth of parents and grandparents confess to not using car seats for children

Over a fifth of parents and grandparents confess to not using car seats for children

Press releases   •   Jan 25, 2020 00:01 GMT

Research for the RAC Shop suggests many parents and grandparents are taking a risk by not using car seats for some journeys

RAC patrols attended 20% more pothole breakdowns in Q4 2019 compared to the same period a year earlier

RAC patrols attended 20% more pothole breakdowns in Q4 2019 compared to the same period a year earlier

Press releases   •   Jan 15, 2020 00:01 GMT

The last quarter of 2019 saw an increase in the number of pothole-related breakdowns compared to the same period in 2018

Fuel prices as a result of the current Gulf crisis - what can UK drivers expect?

Fuel prices as a result of the current Gulf crisis - what can UK drivers expect?

News   •   Jan 06, 2020 12:49 GMT

The RAC's fuel spokesperson outlines what UK can drivers expect as a result of the current tensions

December puts an end to four months of falling petrol prices
Drivers: don’t get caught out by the post-Christmas flat battery blues

Drivers: don’t get caught out by the post-Christmas flat battery blues

Press releases   •   Jan 02, 2020 00:01 GMT

​The RAC is warning motorists to make sure that the first Monday after the festive break (6 January 2020) doesn’t turn into a nightmare due to a flat car battery.

Brent crude oil prices over time

Blog posts   •   Jan 01, 2020 00:01 GMT

An interactive chart showing dated Brent crude oil prices, in US dollars, since January 2006 - data provided by the RAC

More than 4bn Christmas car miles to be driven this year

More than 4bn Christmas car miles to be driven this year

Press releases   •   Dec 27, 2019 00:01 GMT

Motorists will drive an estimated average of 449 miles each as they criss-cross the country over Christmas , new figures from the RAC suggest

Driving home for Christmas: drivers planning nearly 31m getaway trips by car

Driving home for Christmas: drivers planning nearly 31m getaway trips by car

Press releases   •   Dec 17, 2019 00:01 GMT

A study by the RAC and traffic experts INRIX predicts the places and times drivers are most likely to be affected by unexpected delays

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