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2018 vehicle licensing statistics - RAC comment

2018 vehicle licensing statistics - RAC comment

News   •   Apr 11, 2019 14:52 BST

Annual figures for new vehicle registrations in 2018 show sales down 5% on 2017 and diesel sales declined 30%.

Inquiry into pavement parking launched - RAC reaction

Inquiry into pavement parking launched - RAC reaction

News   •   Apr 02, 2019 12:46 BST

The RAC's head of roads policy responds to the news that a cross-party group of MPs will examine the issue of pavement parking in England

EU plans to make advanced safety features mandatory on vehicles - RAC comment

EU plans to make advanced safety features mandatory on vehicles - RAC comment

News   •   Mar 27, 2019 12:15 GMT

The EU aims for the revised General Safety Regulation for vehicles to come into force as of 2022. The new safety technologies are intended to protect passengers, pedestrians and cyclists by helping to reduce the number of fatalities and injuries on our roads, 90% of which are due to human error.

Annual Local Authority Road Maintenance (ALARM) report - RAC reaction

Annual Local Authority Road Maintenance (ALARM) report - RAC reaction

News   •   Mar 26, 2019 09:57 GMT

The RAC's head of roads policy comments on the publication of the Asphalt Industry Association's ALARM report

Future of mobility urban strategy launch: RAC reaction

Future of mobility urban strategy launch: RAC reaction

News   •   Mar 19, 2019 10:06 GMT

The RAC's head of roads policy responds to the strategy launch, taking place this morning

Severn Bridge journeys to Wales rise after tolls end - RAC comment

Severn Bridge journeys to Wales rise after tolls end - RAC comment

News   •   Mar 18, 2019 11:52 GMT

The RAC responds to new data showing an increase in vehicle traffic to Wales following the abolition of road tolls at the end of 2018

New measures to clamp down on rogue private parking firms become law - RAC reaction

New measures to clamp down on rogue private parking firms become law - RAC reaction

News   •   Mar 15, 2019 12:38 GMT

The RAC responds to the introduction today of a new law protecting drivers, the Parking (Code of Practice) Act 2019

RAC responds to Transport Committee inquiry into road safety

RAC responds to Transport Committee inquiry into road safety

News   •   Mar 11, 2019 13:14 GMT

The RAC responds to news that the Transport Committee has opened an inquiry into road safety

RAC comment on DfT launching consultation on increasing utility firms’ roadworks guarantee

RAC comment on DfT launching consultation on increasing utility firms’ roadworks guarantee

News   •   Mar 06, 2019 00:01 GMT

Utility companies could be better held to account for poor road repairs that cause potholes or dangerous road surfaces. The Department for Transport has today announced a consultation that could mean they have to increase their guarantee for road repairs from two years to five.

Delays increasing on major roads in England - RAC comment

Delays increasing on major roads in England - RAC comment

News   •   Feb 28, 2019 13:54 GMT

The RAC's head of roads policy reacts to new figures showing a significant increase in delays on England's motorways and major A-roads

Drink-drive deaths up - RAC comment

Drink-drive deaths up - RAC comment

News   •   Feb 14, 2019 11:38 GMT

Provisional estimates for 2017 show that between 240 and 330 people were killed in accidents in Great Britain where at least one driver was over the drink-drive limit

Mobile phone use survey by Department for Transport - RAC comment

Mobile phone use survey by Department for Transport - RAC comment

News   •   Feb 07, 2019 12:17 GMT

The RAC's Pete Williams reacts to 2017 data released today

Weather and travel update from the RAC - 1 February 2019

Weather and travel update from the RAC - 1 February 2019

News   •   Feb 01, 2019 09:47 GMT

The RAC's James Knight provides an update on travelling by road today, including the expected number of breakdowns attended by RAC patrols

Weather and travel update from the RAC

Weather and travel update from the RAC

News   •   Jan 31, 2019 13:42 GMT

The RAC's chief operations director comments on the current and forecast weather conditions and what these mean for UK drivers

Seat belt use research by Brake - RAC comment

Seat belt use research by Brake - RAC comment

News   •   Jan 31, 2019 00:01 GMT

The RAC's Pete Williams reacts to new findings from a survey by road safety charity Brake

Current wintry weather - RAC statement

Current wintry weather - RAC statement

News   •   Jan 30, 2019 19:13 GMT

The RAC's Rod Dennis provides advice to drivers facing further snow and ice towards the end of this week, following the latest Met Office forecast

Drivers facing the risk of snow and ice - RAC statement

Drivers facing the risk of snow and ice - RAC statement

News   •   Jan 29, 2019 10:29 GMT

The RAC offers advice to drivers as Met Office forecasts point to possibility of snow and ice over the next few days

New data shows reported vehicle thefts are rising - RAC comment

New data shows reported vehicle thefts are rising - RAC comment

News   •   Jan 24, 2019 15:52 GMT

The RAC's director of insurance comments on new Home Office figures out today

Aligning the MOT and vehicle safety recall systems - RAC comment

Aligning the MOT and vehicle safety recall systems - RAC comment

News   •   Jan 11, 2019 16:28 GMT

The RAC's Pete Williams reacts to the announcement from the DVSA

Today's petrol and diesel price cut - RAC reaction

Today's petrol and diesel price cut - RAC reaction

News   •   Jan 07, 2019 11:19 GMT

The RAC's fuel spokesperson comments on the news that Asda has cut the price of fuel this morning