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Statement on reports government is considering ending fuel duty freeze

Statement on reports government is considering ending fuel duty freeze

News   •   Jul 03, 2018 13:59 BST

The RAC's head of roads policy reacts to reports that indicate the government is to consider ending the fuel duty freeze

RAC statement on 'The Unintended Consequences of Freezing Fuel Duty' report

RAC statement on 'The Unintended Consequences of Freezing Fuel Duty' report

News   •   Jun 01, 2018 00:01 BST

The RAC reacts to a report by Professor David Begg and Greener Journeys calling for an increase in fuel duty to deter people from taking car journeys

RAC on Budget 2017: "Current beleaguered owners of diesel cars can breathe a sigh of relief"

RAC on Budget 2017: "Current beleaguered owners of diesel cars can breathe a sigh of relief"

News   •   Nov 22, 2017 14:32 GMT

The RAC's Peter Williams reacts to today's Budget announcements - which included the Chancellor ruling out taxes on existing diesel drivers

Insurance Premium Tax is now the tax motorists worry about the most

Insurance Premium Tax is now the tax motorists worry about the most

Press Releases   •   Mar 06, 2017 12:33 GMT

Four in 10 motorists think the Chancellor will raise IPT again in the Budget

Autumn Statement reaction: Fuel duty freeze

Autumn Statement reaction: Fuel duty freeze

News   •   Nov 23, 2016 13:35 GMT

RAC reacts to Chancellor’s decision to continue the freeze on fuel duty in his first Autumn Statement today

RAC urges Chancellor to play fair with motorists in tomorrow's Autumn Statement

RAC urges Chancellor to play fair with motorists in tomorrow's Autumn Statement

Press Releases   •   Nov 22, 2016 12:45 GMT

The RAC is calling on the Chancellor to play fair with motorists in tomorrow's Autumn Statement

What makes up the price of a litre of petrol in the UK?

Blog posts   •   Apr 04, 2016 12:00 BST

Updated daily with the latest data, this interactive chart from RAC Fuel Watch shows the proportion of the price of a litre of unleaded petrol that is tax.

Chancellor urged not to increase fuel duty as motorists say tax burden on fuel is already too great

Chancellor urged not to increase fuel duty as motorists say tax burden on fuel is already too great

Press Releases   •   Mar 14, 2016 00:01 GMT

Eighty-four per cent of motorists believe the tax burden on fuel is already too high even before the Chancellor decides whether or not to increase fuel duty in the Budget next week, according a survey conducted by the RAC.

February sees price of petrol fall for eighth straight month

February sees price of petrol fall for eighth straight month

Press Releases   •   Mar 03, 2016 13:06 GMT

​The average price of petrol fell slightly in February, marking eight consecutive months of falls, RAC Fuel Watch data reveals

Petrol and diesel prices may go as low as 86p a litre if oil price continues to fall

Petrol and diesel prices may go as low as 86p a litre if oil price continues to fall

Press Releases   •   Jan 14, 2016 00:01 GMT

The freefalling price of a barrel oil may lead to forecourt petrol and diesel prices going as low as 86p a litre at the cheapest fuel retail sites, the RAC says – but warns thousands of motorists are still missing out on cheaper prices.

Autumn Statement reaction: Fuel duty

Autumn Statement reaction: Fuel duty

News   •   Nov 25, 2015 14:25 GMT

David Bizley, RAC chief engineer, reacts to the lack of an announcement on fuel duty in this year's Autumn Statement, and what this may mean for motorists

RAC comments on traffic estimates exceeding pre-recession peak

RAC comments on traffic estimates exceeding pre-recession peak

News   •   Nov 12, 2015 11:00 GMT

RAC responds to new Department for Transport statistics that show motor vehicle traffic has increased, for the tenth quarter in succession. The provisional figure of 316.1 billion vehicle miles is the highest rolling annual total ever and 0.6% higher than the pre-recessional peak in the year ending September 2007.

RAC response to 2015 Summer Budget: the fuel duty freeze

RAC response to 2015 Summer Budget: the fuel duty freeze

News   •   Jul 08, 2015 13:53 BST

The RAC's David Bizley responds to the Chancellor's announcement on a continued freeze on fuel duty.