Follow The RAC

Tags

RAC Business

Public affairs

Mobile phones

Report on Motoring

Fuel prices

Air quality

Fuel prices 52 Diesel 38 Road safety 32 Air quality 32 RAC Fuel Watch 18 Mobile phones 15 Unleaded petrol 14 Weather 14 motorways 13 Public affairs 13 Data 12 winter driving 11 Emissions 11 Driving advice 11 Congestion 11 Petrol 10 Snow 9 Report on Motoring 9 Potholes 9 Insurance 8 ice 8 Taxation 8 Enforcement 8 Fuel duty 7 Government 7 Parking 7 Young drivers 7 summer driving 7 Drink-driving 7 Budget 6 roadworks 6 Fuel 6 Car insurance 6 vehicle excise duty VED 6 London 6 All lane running 5 ULEZ 5 RAC Business 5 Autumn Statement 5 France 5 Highways England 5 Spending Review 5 Met Office 5 Road casualties 5 Driverless cars 4 Insurance premium tax 4 Road Investment Strategy 4 flooding 4 Election 2015 4 DVLA 4 Smart motorways 4 Oil prices 4 Local Roads 4 Wind 4 Winter weather 4 Supermarkets 4 MOT 3 Department for Transport 3 drug-driving 3 Clean air zones 3 Defra 3 VED 3 motorway 3 Christmas 3 Speed limits 3 Autonomous vehicles 3 discount rate 3 Vehicle Excise Duty 3 new drivers 3 DVSA 3 Driving test 3 illegal driving behaviours 3 Speeding 3 Mayor of London 3 Car tax 3 road safety statement 3 Scotland 3 learner drivers 3 strategic road network 3 motor insurance 3 OPEC 3 major roads 2 winter ready 2 Lorries 2 pavement parking 2 Operation Stack 2 Road pricing 2 Ultra Low Emission Zone 2 Department for Transport DfT 2 Budget 2017 2 Drink driving 2 compensation 2 fuel retailers 2 Whiplash claims 2 Transport Committee 2 Fixed penalty notices 2 Fuel price cuts 2 EU referendum 2 road traffic accidents 2 Sentencing 2 Kent 2 Insurance premiums 2 Fraud 2 signs 2 High winds 2 Rod Dennis 2 Public transport 2 dangerous driving 2 uninsured drivers 2 air pollution 2 LGA 2 Traffic 2 United States 2 T-charge 2 ABI 2 Pollution 2 Cost of motoring 2 NOX 2 Unleaded 2 environment 2 Speed cameras 2 motoring taxation 2 driving 2 Accidents 2 New technology 2 Driving abroad 1 Connected cars 1 school run 1 Littering 1 weather warning 1 crash risk 1 National Academy of Sciences 1 institute of economic affairs 1 driving conditions 1 low emission vehicles 1 smart motorway 1 advanced driver assistance 1 devolved powers 1 clamping 1 Port of Dover 1 Patrick McLoughlin 1 driver behaviour 1 RAC Report on Motoring 1 Bus lanes 1 roads policing officers 1 Jenny Powley 1 autumn driving 1 winds 1 RAC Insurance 1 storm abigail 1 traffic speeds 1 hadecs3 1 vehicle inspection 1 company cars 1 untaxed vehicles 1 Brexit 1 storm desmond 1 car technology 1 RAC Traffic Watch 1 Hospital parking 1 all-lane running 1 storm frank 1 commodity markets 1 National Infrastructure Commission 1 Brent crude 1 graduated driving license 1 traffic lights 1 traffic flow 1 go ultra low 1 green vehicles 1 thames crossing 1 dartford crossing 1 npcc 1 lord brooke 1 storm gertrude 1 Islington Council 1 cycle safety 1 ULEV 1 Penalty points 1 driver impairment 1 driver error 1 virginia tech transportation institute 1 Holyrood 1 diesel vehicles 1 kinross 1 electric vehicle EV 1 driverless lorries 1 driver distraction 1 ULEVs 1 Ultra low emission vehicles 1 road signs 1 Commercial Vehicle Show 1 Select Committee 1 Motoring services strategy 1 Motorway driving 1 European Breakdown Cover 1 Traffic levels 1 Fuel shortage 1 Ultra Low Emission Zone ULEZ 1 Pokemon GO 1 Cabinet reshuffle 1 overheating 1 RAC Pothole Index 1 Audit Scotland 1 Guide Bridge MOT and Service 1 RAC Approved Garages 1 Drive safe mode 1 Storm Barbara 1 CAVs 1 Crit'air 1 Ultra-low emission 1 Parking surchage 1 Christmas 2017 1 Poor weather 1 Traffic Offence Reports 1 LGO 1 nitrogen dioxide 1 Ogden rate 1 Be Phone Smart 1 alcohol related accidents 1 Spring Budget 1 personal injury pay-outs 1 Street cleanliness 1 Traffic offences 1 NO2 1 Diesel tax 1 Election 2017 1 Rocket and feather pricing 1 National Clean Air Day 1 Road charging 1 surge pricing 1 Transport Investment Strategy 1 Major Road Network 1 emergency refuge area 1 live lane running 1 dynamic hard shoulder 1 hardshoulder 1 Long-stay parking 1 drop-off parking 1 Driving in Europe 1 Stopping distances 1 National Travel Survey 1 Drink drive 1 road casuaties 1 lorry platooning 1 convoys 1 autonomour lorries 1 Motor Insurer's Bureau 1 handheld phone at the wheel 1 handheld phone 1 careless driving 1 BePhoneSmart.uk 1 utility companies 1 no-idling zones 1 school drop-off 1 low emission zones 1 personal injuries 1 Storm Aileen 1 RACFuelWatch 1 speed limit 1 motorway roadworks 1 average speed cameras 1 common sense motoring policy 1 London congestion zone 1 vehicle tax 1 Road Safety Foundation 1 Ageas 1 new car sales 1 hopitals 1 hospital car parking 1 handheld phones 1 Storm Eleanor 1 MOT test centre 1 high mileage 1 roadworthy 1 roadworthiness 1 graduated driving licence 1 probationary licence 1 joyriding 1 underage drivers 1 disqualified drivers 1 lane rental 1 Storm Emma 1 treacherous Thursday 1 frozen rain 1 bitterly cold 1 beast from the east 1 Spring Statement 1 road standard 1 ALARM report 1 One Task 1 M20 1 holiday traffic 1 cross-channel disruption 1 remote parking 1 motorway assist 1 parallel parking 1 Roads For The Future 1 Greener Journeys 1 Sotich Transport Bill 1 car traffic 1 road miles 1 Road to Zero 1 Innovation 1 Paris 1 Law 1 economy 1 Europe 1 Research 1 Iran 1 NICE 1 smartphone 1 policy 1 ALARM 1 whiplash 1 Crime 1 SOS 1 Telematics 1 NHS 1 Fog 1 European Union 1 vehicle safety 1 Infrastructure 1 Technology 1 winter 1 alcohol 1 utilities 1 Advice 1 smartphones 1 local authorities 1 Australia 1 black ice 1 Statement 1 Photocard 1 Holidaymakers 1 Mobile phone 1 autumn 1 oil 1 electric vehicles 1 Greater Manchester 1 Transport Secretary 1 vehicle maintenance 1 Cycling 1 Queen's Speech 1 Home Office 1 crude oil 1 black friday 1 Asda 1 Sadiq Khan 1 Policy Exchange 1 Lyon 1 airport parking 1 boxing day 1 Chris Grayling 1 hmrc 1 Consultation 1 strike 1 Used cars 1 servicing 1 Charging 1 councils 1 Scottish Government 1 price 1 Scottish Parliament 1 Westminster Council 1 road accidents 1 essex 1 standard chartered 1 AIA 1 heavy rain 1 NHS Trusts 1 Electric cars 1 Sterling 1 Batteries 1 Airports 1 Cyclists 1 jams 1 Eurotunnel 1 driver training 1 gales 1 ERA 1 Scams 1 drinking and driving 1 Oil price 1 London Mayor 1 roads 1 Road traffic 1 SMMT 1 Bad weather 1 UK snow 1 Congestion charge 1 drink-drive limit 1 connected car 1 Transport Strategy 1 LEZ 1 clocking 1 mots 1 bedfordshire police 1 Highway Code 1 mileage 1 Getaway 1 rain 1 Drink-drivers 1 Driving licence 1 road maintenance 1 Parking charges 1 New South Wales 1 low emission zone 1 platooning 1 compensation claims 1 VCA 1 pedestrians 1 storms 1 Tameside 1 national curriculum 1 AECOM 1 driving lessons 1 commuting 1 Fines 1 evasion 1 Autonomous cars 1 Grenoble 1 connected vehicles 1 vehicle registrations 1 TFL 1 Transport for London 1 P&O 1 Show all tags
RAC comments on call for evidence on cycle safety

RAC comments on call for evidence on cycle safety

News   •   Mar 09, 2018 18:11 GMT

The RAC's Nicholas Lyes responds

RAC issues advice to drivers facing freezing rain

RAC issues advice to drivers facing freezing rain

News   •   Mar 02, 2018 13:26 GMT

Weather and travel update: the RAC remains on high alert with record number of breakdowns

Weather and travel update: the RAC remains on high alert with record number of breakdowns

News   •   Mar 02, 2018 08:56 GMT

Thursday proved treacherous on the roads and conditions are still challenging today

Update from the RAC: unprecedented numbers of breakdowns

Update from the RAC: unprecedented numbers of breakdowns

News   •   Mar 01, 2018 12:15 GMT

The RAC's Simon Williams gives an update on the situation following recent heavy snowfall - and with more forecast

RAC statement on current and forecast extreme weather

RAC statement on current and forecast extreme weather

News   •   Feb 28, 2018 13:06 GMT

The RAC's Pete Williams gives an update on the current situation and warns drivers about weather forecast over the next few days

RAC comments on findings of Highway England's motorway fuel price sign trial

RAC comments on findings of Highway England's motorway fuel price sign trial

News   •   Feb 27, 2018 15:07 GMT

Highways England has published the findings from its M5 motorway fuel price signage trial concluding that it has not delivered sufficient impact or cost benefit to cover the capital cost and operational costs of the service. This means there is no business case for whole or partial public sector funding to roll out fuel pricing signs to other motorway service areas on the motorway network.

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 welcomes Asda's latest 2p a litre fuel price cut due tomorrow

RAC welcomes Asda's latest 2p a litre fuel price cut due tomorrow

News   •   Feb 15, 2018 20:03 GMT

Asda has responded to the RAC's fresh fuel price cut call by capping the price of unleaded at 116.7p and diesel at 118.7p

RAC comments on DVLA figures showing a rise in number of drivers disqualified under the age of 17

RAC comments on DVLA figures showing a rise in number of drivers disqualified under the age of 17

News   •   Feb 15, 2018 11:25 GMT

The RAC has expressed concern at the number of children who have been disqualified from driving before they are even eligible for a provisional licence

RAC reacts to data suggesting a sharp rise in fatal drink-drive crashes

RAC reacts to data suggesting a sharp rise in fatal drink-drive crashes

News   •   Feb 08, 2018 11:21 GMT

The RAC's Pete Williams comments on new estimates released today

RAC comments on Prime Minister's request for the DfT to look into graduated driving licences for new drivers

RAC comments on Prime Minister's request for the DfT to look into graduated driving licences for new drivers

News   •   Feb 08, 2018 09:43 GMT

The RAC has welcomed the PM's response to a Parliamentary Question asking the Department for Transport to look into graduated driving licences for new drivers

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

RAC comments on "disturbing" rise in social media insurance scams

RAC comments on "disturbing" rise in social media insurance scams

News   •   Feb 05, 2018 10:46 GMT

The RAC's managing director for insurance reacts to reports of drivers being caught out by so-called 'ghost broking', where fake car insurance is sold through social media channels

RAC reacts to comments on speeding made at the Roads Policing Conference

RAC reacts to comments on speeding made at the Roads Policing Conference

News   •   Jan 31, 2018 11:26 GMT

The RAC's Pete Williams comments on contents of a speech given yesterday by the roads policing lead, Anthony Bangham

New MOT categories to be introduced in May

New MOT categories to be introduced in May

News   •   Jan 25, 2018 11:39 GMT

New MOT categories to be introduced in May as part of an EU directive. The test will now class defects as Dangerous, Major or Minor.

RAC comments on decision to stick with first MOT at three years

RAC comments on decision to stick with first MOT at three years

News   •   Jan 18, 2018 13:19 GMT

The Government has decided that the first MoT test on cars and motorcycles won't be extended to four years due to safety concerns

RAC reacts to speed limit reductions in France

RAC reacts to speed limit reductions in France

News   •   Jan 10, 2018 16:47 GMT

The speed limit on some French roads is to be cut in a bid to curb accidents

Storm Eleanor threatens treacherous driving conditions to Scotland and north England

Storm Eleanor threatens treacherous driving conditions to Scotland and north England

News   •   Jan 02, 2018 14:37 GMT

RAC issues advice on driving in high winds and heavy rain as the fifth-named storm of the season batters Scotland, Northern Ireland and the north east and west of England this evening and overnight.

RAC issues warning to drivers in northern England as fresh snowfall is forecast

RAC issues warning to drivers in northern England as fresh snowfall is forecast

News   •   Dec 28, 2017 16:15 GMT

The RAC's Rod Dennis provides advice to drivers likely to be affected by tomorrow's new snowfall

RAC comments - 6,000 drivers caught at least twice for driving distracted using a handheld phone

RAC comments - 6,000 drivers caught at least twice for driving distracted using a handheld phone

News   •   Dec 28, 2017 13:03 GMT

More than 6,000 motorists have been caught at least twice for driving while distracted, including using a mobile phone, in the past four years. Figures released by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency in response to a Freedom of Information request by the Press Association highlight the problem of repeat offenders.

RAC home page