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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

RAC reacts to JP Morgan report suggesting oil price could hit $90 a barrel

RAC reacts to JP Morgan report suggesting oil price could hit $90 a barrel

News   •   Sep 25, 2018 14:09 BST

The RAC's fuel spokesman explains what could happen to UK petrol prices if the oil price were to rise further, as JP Morgan has suggested

RAC comments on impact on drivers' insurance in the event of a Brexit 'no deal'

RAC comments on impact on drivers' insurance in the event of a Brexit 'no deal'

News   •   Sep 25, 2018 10:08 BST

The RAC's Rod Dennis comments on what a 'no deal' Brexit might mean for UK drivers going to the EU

Report on Motoring 2018: 1. What's on motorists' minds?
Report on Motoring 2018: RAC calls to action

Report on Motoring 2018: RAC calls to action

Blog posts   •   Sep 21, 2018 09:00 BST

The RAC's calls to action, as published in the 2018 edition of the Report on Motoring

Driven by necessity: dependency on the car jumps in last year

Driven by necessity: dependency on the car jumps in last year

Press releases   •   Sep 21, 2018 00:01 BST

Data from the 2018 Report on Motoring reveals a third (33%) of motorists – the equivalent to 13.2m – say they are more reliant on their cars now than 12 months earlier

RAC comments on potential Brexit 'no deal' impact on drivers heading to the EU

RAC comments on potential Brexit 'no deal' impact on drivers heading to the EU

News   •   Sep 13, 2018 15:30 BST

The RAC reacts to the publication by the Government of ​guidance on driving in the EU in the event of a 'no-deal' Brexit

RAC comments on reports that Chancellor may be considering a fuel duty rise

RAC comments on reports that Chancellor may be considering a fuel duty rise

News   •   Sep 12, 2018 10:33 BST

The RAC's head of roads policy reacts to the current news reports