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RAC brings state-of-the-art ‘connected’ breakdown technology to telematics insurance customers

RAC brings state-of-the-art ‘connected’ breakdown technology to telematics insurance customers

Press Releases   •   May 09, 2018 16:55 BST

​Every driver taking out RAC Black Box Car Insurance who opts for complimentary RAC breakdown or already has existing RAC roadside assistance cover is now automatically being given access to the RAC’s new state-of-the art ‘connected’ breakdown service.

Almost half of young drivers prepared to cheat the system to get lower insurance premiums

Almost half of young drivers prepared to cheat the system to get lower insurance premiums

Press Releases   •   Jan 13, 2017 00:01 GMT

Nearly half of young drivers think it’s acceptable to get cheaper car insurance via the illegal practice of fronting, new research has found.

Number of children convicted of driving without insurance rises by 21% in two years

Number of children convicted of driving without insurance rises by 21% in two years

Press Releases   •   Mar 30, 2016 00:01 BST

Nearly 1,000 children were convicted of driving with no insurance in 2014

UK firms see business benefits in telematics technology

Press Releases   •   Feb 26, 2016 00:01 GMT

More than two thirds (68%) of businesses in the UK are saving money on their vehicle fuel bills due to the adoption of telematics, according to research by RAC Business*. The study of businesses across all sectors of industry also suggests that 55% saw a reduction in wear and tear and 48% said there was a reduction in downtime for their vehicles, contributing to further savings.

RAC comments on FIA 'My Car My Data' campaign

RAC comments on FIA 'My Car My Data' campaign

News   •   Dec 14, 2015 12:12 GMT

Connected car technology offers motorists a range of benefits but the sharing of data from vehicles is also a concern which is why the FIA has launched a campaign entitled 'My Car My Data'.

Over half of young drivers underestimate the cost of their first car insurance policy

Over half of young drivers underestimate the cost of their first car insurance policy

Press Releases   •   Nov 11, 2015 00:01 GMT

​More than half of young drivers do not budget enough money to pay for their insurance in their first year of driving, new RAC research reveals.

Motorists to pay an extra £386 million a year  as result of ‘stealth’ insurance tax increase

Motorists to pay an extra £386 million a year as result of ‘stealth’ insurance tax increase

Press Releases   •   Oct 29, 2015 00:01 GMT

RAC warns tax hike will hit UK’s newest drivers the hardest

​RAC to drive down the cost of motoring for new and young drivers with launch of Black Box Insurance

​RAC to drive down the cost of motoring for new and young drivers with launch of Black Box Insurance

Press Releases   •   Oct 15, 2015 00:01 BST

The RAC is today launching RAC Black Box Insurance, giving every new and young driver the chance to lower their car insurance premiums by demonstrating they are safe behind the wheel through the use of advanced telematics technology.

RAC Business set to keep MPG Marathon 2015 on the move

RAC Business set to keep MPG Marathon 2015 on the move

Press Releases   •   Sep 28, 2015 00:05 BST

RAC Business is set to keep the MPG Marathon on the move this year with a dedicated mobile re-fuelling unit on hand at all times over the two-day event.

RAC Telematics to deliver powerful message to insurance sector

Press Releases   •   Sep 21, 2015 00:01 BST

RAC Telematics MD Nick Walker is set to deliver a compelling message to the insurance industry this autumn, attending several events throughout the UK and Europe to talk about the potential for telematics to create a mass market model for usage based insurance (UBI).

Addison Lee fleet management turbocharged by RAC Telematics

Addison Lee fleet management turbocharged by RAC Telematics

Press Releases   •   Sep 03, 2015 00:01 BST

Addison Lee is among the first fleets in the UK to benefit from the latest RAC Telematics software upgrade, ensuring the business class car service has a complete picture of vehicle movements and driver behaviour, as well identifying fuel cost savings.