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Chancellor fires warning shot at diesel drivers - RAC statement following Spring Budget 2017

Chancellor fires warning shot at diesel drivers - RAC statement following Spring Budget 2017

News   •   Mar 08, 2017 14:07 GMT

The RAC reacts to announcements by the Chancellor at this year's Spring Budget

RAC comment on call to lower drink drive limit to cut accidents

RAC comment on call to lower drink drive limit to cut accidents

News   •   Mar 04, 2017 00:15 GMT

​ RAC comments on the LGA call for lower drink drive limit of 50mg highlighting the 11% increase in serious accidents between 2014 and 2015

RAC comment on BBC bus lane camera income investigation

RAC comment on BBC bus lane camera income investigation

News   •   Mar 02, 2017 14:49 GMT

The RAC's Simon Williams reacts

RAC reacts to personal injury compensation Discount Rate change

RAC reacts to personal injury compensation Discount Rate change

News   •   Feb 27, 2017 11:57 GMT

The Government has cut the 'Ogden' Discount Rate from 2.5% to -0.75% meaning compensation pay-outs in life-changing personal injury cases are expected to rise sharply. The measure, announced by Lord Chancellor Liz Truss on Monday to the London Stock Exchange, will affect financial awards given to victims of medical negligence, car crashes and other incidents.

RAC issues driving advice ahead of arrival of Storm Doris

RAC issues driving advice ahead of arrival of Storm Doris

News   •   Feb 21, 2017 14:40 GMT

Drivers need be wary of feisty Storm Doris which will bring high winds, heavy rainfall and potentially dangerous driving conditions.

RAC reacts to London Mayor Sadiq Khan's announcement that the capital's T-charge will start in October

RAC reacts to London Mayor Sadiq Khan's announcement that the capital's T-charge will start in October

News   •   Feb 21, 2017 12:05 GMT

We welcome the introduction of the T-charge to clean up London's air pollution. However, we are concerned that it coming into force in October doesn't give owners of vehicles affected by the charge much time to acquire newer ones.

RAC reacts to LGA warning that heavier vehicles are likely to cause surge in pothole levels

RAC reacts to LGA warning that heavier vehicles are likely to cause surge in pothole levels

News   •   Feb 21, 2017 11:42 GMT

We welcome the call to address the national disgrace of potholes. However, the suggestion that bigger lorries are a major factor in the surge of potholes is something of a red herring.

RAC comments on pump prices being at two year high

RAC comments on pump prices being at two year high

News   •   Feb 15, 2017 16:01 GMT

UK motorists facing increasing fuel prices as the pound remains weak against the dollar and OPEC oil production cuts hold

RAC comments on data indicating 2016 traffic levels were at an all-time high

RAC comments on data indicating 2016 traffic levels were at an all-time high

News   •   Feb 09, 2017 11:15 GMT

The RAC's Nick Lyes reacts to new estimates released today by the Department from Transport

RAC comments on Local Government Ombudsman report on parking fines

RAC comments on Local Government Ombudsman report on parking fines

News   •   Feb 06, 2017 15:16 GMT

The RAC's Nick Lyes reacts to a new report from the LGO

Majority of drivers caught using a mobile phone illegally given educational courses

Majority of drivers caught using a mobile phone illegally given educational courses

News   •   Feb 03, 2017 12:53 GMT

New data shows educational courses are a popular option for motorists, but the Government has said they will not be an option from 1 March 2017

RAC Insurance comments on ABI data showing motor premiums are at a high

RAC Insurance comments on ABI data showing motor premiums are at a high

News   •   Feb 03, 2017 00:01 GMT

The Association of British Insurers (ABI) Motor Premium Tracker, which has been running since 2012, shows premiums are now the highest they have seen. The previous peak was in the second quarter of 2012 when the average was £443. The average price paid in the fourth quarter of 2016 for private comprehensive cover was £462.

RAC reacts to 'truly shocking' new road casualty statistics

RAC reacts to 'truly shocking' new road casualty statistics

News   •   Feb 02, 2017 12:22 GMT

The RAC's Pete Williams comments on new figures released today indicating a sharp rise in the number of young people killed or seriously injured on our roads

RAC comments on drink-drive road casualty estimates for 2015

RAC comments on drink-drive road casualty estimates for 2015

News   •   Feb 02, 2017 10:39 GMT

Government estimates for drink-drive KSI road casualties in 2015 show statistically significant rise on 2014 figures

RAC issues advice to motorists ahead of high winds due Friday

RAC issues advice to motorists ahead of high winds due Friday

News   •   Feb 01, 2017 17:15 GMT

With a Met Office weather warning for high winds, the RAC issues fresh guidance to drivers

RAC comments on Westminster diesel car parking surcharge

RAC comments on Westminster diesel car parking surcharge

News   •   Jan 30, 2017 15:04 GMT

RAC responds to Westminster plan to trial 50% higher parking charges for diesel vehicles

UPDATE: Advice to motorists driving in France as Crit'Air vignette system comes in

UPDATE: Advice to motorists driving in France as Crit'Air vignette system comes in

News   •   Jan 25, 2017 13:02 GMT

The RAC provides motorists with updated information on how the French authorities are enforcing use of the new Crit'Air vignettes

RAC reacts to Government's proposal to allow new vehicles to undergo an MOT after four years, not three

RAC reacts to Government's proposal to allow new vehicles to undergo an MOT after four years, not three

News   •   Jan 24, 2017 13:06 GMT

The Government has proposed new cars and motorcycles could be allowed to stay on Britain's roads for four years without an MOT.

RAC comments on new speeding sentencing guidelines announced today

RAC comments on new speeding sentencing guidelines announced today

News   •   Jan 24, 2017 09:01 GMT

The RAC reacts to new guidelines for magistrates unveiled today

RAC warns drivers ahead of snow due this week

RAC warns drivers ahead of snow due this week

News   •   Jan 09, 2017 15:37 GMT

The RAC provides advice to drivers following weather warning from the Met Office for snow and wind