News • Feb 01, 2016 10:50 GMT
RAC Business spokesperson Simon Peevers says: “The fact is there are too many motorists in general that still use hand-held mobile phones while driving and there is a real need to change that behaviour. Whether people are driving for business, going to the shops or doing the school run, the distraction caused by hand-held phone use can lead to disastrous consequences.
News • Jan 29, 2016 09:58 GMT
The RAC's Nicholas Lyes comments on a private member's bill being debated today in the House of Lords, calling for a single UK-wide drink-drive limit. The Bill is supported by Alcohol Health Alliance UK
News • Jan 28, 2016 14:51 GMT
The RAC's chief engineer reacts to new Highways England reports on two all lane running sections of the M25 - J5 to J7 and J23 to J27
News • Jan 27, 2016 15:14 GMT
The RAC's chief engineer responds to new data from the National Police Chiefs' Council, which showed more drunk drivers were caught than ever before
News • Jan 27, 2016 13:17 GMT
The RAC's chief engineer reacts to news that the Government is launching a crackdown on disruption caused by roadworks
News • Jan 25, 2016 17:13 GMT
Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin announced the winners of the Go Ultra Low City Scheme, after the successful cities proposed a number of initiatives to support greener vehicles as part of a government competition.
News • Jan 22, 2016 09:02 GMT
The RAC's Simon Williams comments on the retail diesel price cuts announced this morning
News • Jan 15, 2016 11:30 GMT
The RAC's chief engineer comments on new road safety measures which have today been passed by the Northern Ireland Assembly
News • Jan 14, 2016 17:11 GMT
The RAC's Simon Williams flags up top tips for motorists faced with the current wintry weather
News • Jan 12, 2016 17:45 GMT
The RAC's fuel spokesman comments on reports that the price of a barrel of Brent crude oil could slip this year to just $10, according to Standard Chartered
RAC welcomes £1 diesel but says it was slow in coming - filling up will be £10 cheaper than a year ago
News • Jan 03, 2016 18:06 GMT
The RAC said the diesel price cut by major supermarkets to below £1 a litre is great news for diesel drivers, particularly after the expense of Christmas but it is long overdue. And the really good news is diesel car drivers with an average 55 litre fuel tank will be saving over £10 every time they fill-up compared with this time last year..
News • Dec 29, 2015 11:16 GMT
The RAC offers advice to motorists ahead of Storm Frank, expected to affect parts of the UK from Wednesday 30 December
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.
News • Dec 22, 2015 11:33 GMT
The RAC reacts to the news that three filling stations in the Midlands are now selling diesel for under £1 a litre. This follows repeated calls by the RAC for retailers to reflect the fall in the wholesale diesel price at the pumps.
News • Dec 22, 2015 09:23 GMT
The price of oil has now been well below the $40 a barrel mark for two weeks, bringing with it £1 a litre petrol at supermarkets and other price-competitive retailers. The RAC, however, is repeating its call for a cut in diesel pump prices as wholesale savings are not being passed on at the forecourt.