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Arrival of the Easter break to spark almost 19m leisure trips by car

Arrival of the Easter break to spark almost 19m leisure trips by car

Press Releases   •   Mar 27, 2018 09:00 BST

A study of drivers' travel plans for Easter indicates a million more confirmed leisure trips this year compared to 2017

RAC predicts ‘traffic overdrive’ as schools break up for summer

RAC predicts ‘traffic overdrive’ as schools break up for summer

Press Releases   •   Jul 18, 2016 12:38 BST

An RAC Traffic Watch study has found 14.4m car trips are expected on the UK's major roads from Thursday to Sunday. Black Friday to be worse than 2015 with 3.3m leisure journeys

RAC warns of a long ‘Bad’ Friday on the roads this Easter

RAC warns of a long ‘Bad’ Friday on the roads this Easter

Press Releases   •   Mar 21, 2016 10:54 GMT

RAC Traffic Watch data shows a total of 16.8m car journeys will be made over the Easter weekend

RAC Traffic Watch urges caution with heavy rain in and floods in the north of England, Scotland and Wales

RAC Traffic Watch urges caution with heavy rain in and floods in the north of England, Scotland and Wales

News   •   Dec 26, 2015 10:19 GMT

As the mass exodus begins RAC Traffic Watch expects around 3.5 million additional festive car journeys today either back home from visits to family and friends or trips on to the next round of festivities. Drivers warned to expect heavy rainfall and localised flooding.

Forget the season of goodwill: ’tis the season for ‘carguments’ … and it’s usually a visit to the in-laws that’s to blame

Forget the season of goodwill: ’tis the season for ‘carguments’ … and it’s usually a visit to the in-laws that’s to blame

Press Releases   •   Dec 24, 2015 00:01 GMT

Festive tensions can cause nerves to snap at the best of times, but put the family into the confined space of car on a Christmas trip to the in-laws and you have the perfect recipe for a ‘cargument’, new data suggests.

31 million Christmas car journeys to take place by Boxing Day as motorists get set for a festive rush

31 million Christmas car journeys to take place by Boxing Day as motorists get set for a festive rush

Press Releases   •   Dec 17, 2015 12:59 GMT

​This year’s great Christmas getaway will see 31 million car journeys taken by road as motorists leave to spend the festive season with family and friends,* according to new RAC Traffic Watch data.

​14.5 million to take to the road this coming weekend to see friends and family

​14.5 million to take to the road this coming weekend to see friends and family

Press Releases   •   Apr 27, 2015 16:00 BST

The UK’s motorways and major A roads will heave under an extra weight of traffic this coming weekend as 14.5 million of us* get in our cars to take advantage of the early May bank holiday.