News • Nov 12, 2015 17:09 GMT
The RAC's Simon Williams provides advice to UK motorists on how to cope safely driving in high winds, with Storm Abigail expected to affect north western parts of the UK from Thursday 12 November
News • Nov 12, 2015 11:43 GMT
RAC responds to new Department for Transport figures that show the average speed on local ‘A’ roads in England during the weekday morning peak in the year ending September 2015 was 23.6 mph. Since March 2012, annual average speeds have generally decreased.
News • Nov 12, 2015 11:00 GMT
RAC responds to new Department for Transport statistics that show motor vehicle traffic has increased, for the tenth quarter in succession. The provisional figure of 316.1 billion vehicle miles is the highest rolling annual total ever and 0.6% higher than the pre-recessional peak in the year ending September 2007.
News • Nov 05, 2015 14:46 GMT
RAC reacts to Bedfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner Olly Martins' statement that the force may have to resort to turning on permanent speed traps on the M1 to raise funds.
News • Nov 02, 2015 16:30 GMT
The RAC responds to news that Highways England will be trialling new pump price signage on the M5 from Spring 2016
News • Oct 12, 2015 18:27 BST
The RAC's Chief Engineer comments on the new laboratory emissions test planned for 2017, following this afternoon's Transport Select Committee hearing
News • Sep 30, 2015 09:30 BST
The RAC responds to Government plans for a trial of live fuel price signs close to motorway service areas
News • Sep 28, 2015 16:24 BST
RAC chief engineer David Bizley says new worldwide laboratory emissions test – due to be implemented in Europe in 2017 – should be supported by road ‘conformity’ test to make sure production vehicles meet standards.
News • Sep 24, 2015 17:54 BST
The RAC's Chief Engineer responds to news that the UK Government will be launching an investigation into vehicle emissions testing
News • Sep 23, 2015 10:45 BST
This is yet more good news for petrol car drivers
News • Sep 22, 2015 17:02 BST
Drivers of diesel vehicles who are already under pressure will be feeling increasingly frustrated
News • Sep 22, 2015 14:45 BST
The RAC's chief engineer comments on plans to limit the length of roadworks on motorways and A-roads in England.
News • Sep 17, 2015 10:56 BST
On 12 September, Defra published a consultation on air quality to seek views from local and transport authorities, businesses and members of the public on what local action can be taken to improve air quality.
News • Aug 21, 2015 12:08 BST
All motorists are now benefiting from the plummeting price of oil
News • Aug 20, 2015 11:57 BST
The RAC responds to issues garages are experiencing with the new online MOT system
News • Aug 14, 2015 15:35 BST
The RAC's Pete Williams explains what the falling price of diesel means for the UK's motorists
News • Aug 13, 2015 14:18 BST
The RAC urges drivers to prepare for challenging conditions on the roads