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Tag / Congestion

More than 14m cars expected to getaway for August Bank Holiday

More than 14m cars expected to getaway for August Bank Holiday

Press Releases   •   Aug 21, 2018 00:01 BST

A study by the RAC and INRIX highlights the likely traffic hotspots - and vehicle volumes - this coming weekend

Comment on DfT road traffic estimates GB 2017

Comment on DfT road traffic estimates GB 2017

News   •   Jul 05, 2018 15:56 BST

Department for Transport statistics reveal that car traffic grew 1.1% from 2016 to 254.4bn vehicle miles

RAC comment on new Operation Stack

RAC comment on new Operation Stack

News   •   May 18, 2018 11:00 BST

Roads Minister Jesse Norman has announced new plans to improve overnight lorry parking and to ease traffic in the event of cross-Channel disruption.

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 reacts to Inrix report showing how long drivers spend stuck in traffic

RAC reacts to Inrix report showing how long drivers spend stuck in traffic

News   •   Feb 06, 2018 00:01 GMT

The RAC's Rod Dennis comments on the report out today

Motorists complain of worsening traffic on UK’s major roads

Motorists complain of worsening traffic on UK’s major roads

Press Releases   •   Nov 01, 2017 00:01 GMT

Six in 10 drivers say motorways are more congested than 12 months ago

RAC comment on the introduction of the London T-Charge

RAC comment on the introduction of the London T-Charge

News   •   Oct 23, 2017 10:18 BST

The T-charge has been swiftly implemented in London and will affect drivers of all Pre-Euro 4 vehicles

RAC comments on plans to increase the speed limit through motorway roadworks

RAC comments on plans to increase the speed limit through motorway roadworks

News   •   Oct 21, 2017 18:22 BST

Highways England have revealed that the speed limit will be raised to 60mph where safe on motorway roadworks to improve traffic flow

​RAC comments on new report about disruption on motorways and A roads

​RAC comments on new report about disruption on motorways and A roads

News   •   Oct 18, 2017 12:15 BST

RAC responds to Inrix report on congestion caused by disruption on motorways and A roads between September 2016 and August 2017.

RAC comments on plans to fine parents for doing the the school drop-off

RAC comments on plans to fine parents for doing the the school drop-off

News   •   Sep 06, 2017 14:20 BST

As school children return to school this week hard-pressed parents are facing the prospect of no-drop zones and the potential of heavy fines for driving their kids to the school gate.

Nearly a million more leisure trips by road this coming August Bank Holiday Monday

Nearly a million more leisure trips by road this coming August Bank Holiday Monday

Press Releases   •   Aug 21, 2017 16:12 BST

A survey of drivers' travel plans suggests a peak of five million leisure trips this coming Monday

RAC comments on data indicating 2016 traffic levels were at an all-time high

RAC comments on data indicating 2016 traffic levels were at an all-time high

News   •   Feb 09, 2017 11:15 GMT

The RAC's Nick Lyes reacts to new estimates released today by the Department from Transport

New data shows UK car traffic levels at an all-time high: RAC reaction

New data shows UK car traffic levels at an all-time high: RAC reaction

News   •   May 19, 2016 11:35 BST

The RAC's Nick Lyes responds to new data showing UK car travel levels have hit a record high

RAC responds to Mayor of London's plans for tackling air pollution

RAC responds to Mayor of London's plans for tackling air pollution

News   •   May 13, 2016 15:28 BST

Nicholas Lyes, roads policy spokesman responds to the proposals outlined today

RAC responds to the election of Sadiq Khan as Mayor of London

RAC responds to the election of Sadiq Khan as Mayor of London

News   •   May 11, 2016 13:57 BST

The RAC reacts to the appointment of Sadiq Khan as London's new mayor

Traffic congestion number one concern for company car drivers, report finds

Traffic congestion number one concern for company car drivers, report finds

Press Releases   •   Sep 25, 2015 00:01 BST

Company car drivers are more concerned about the increasing congestion on UK roads than any other issue, says the RAC Report on Motoring 2015, launched on September 8.