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RAC statement on Transport for London decision to remove white lines from busy roads

RAC statement on Transport for London decision to remove white lines from busy roads

News   •   Feb 03, 2016 12:31 GMT

​Transport for London (TfL) removes white lines from parts of the city in an attempt to slow drivers down

RAC Business response to call for stiffer penalties for business drivers using phones at the wheel

RAC Business response to call for stiffer penalties for business drivers using phones at the wheel

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.

RAC warns drivers with arrival of Storm Gertrude

RAC warns drivers with arrival of Storm Gertrude

News   •   Jan 29, 2016 10:21 GMT

The RAC's Rod Dennis comments on driving conditions resulting from the arrival of Storm Gertrude

RAC reaffirms motorist support for a single UK-wide drink-drive limit

RAC reaffirms motorist support for a single UK-wide drink-drive limit

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

RAC reacts to M25 smart motorway evaluation report

RAC reacts to M25 smart motorway evaluation report

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

RAC responds to results of Christmas drink and drug-driving campaign

RAC responds to results of Christmas drink and drug-driving campaign

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

RAC comments on new rules to cut congestion caused by roadworks

RAC comments on new rules to cut congestion caused by roadworks

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

RAC comments on Lower Thames Crossing proposals

RAC comments on Lower Thames Crossing proposals

News   •   Jan 26, 2016 16:48 GMT

The RAC reacts to the consultation launched today on a new crossing between Essex and Kent

RAC comments on Go Ultra Low Scheme announcement

RAC comments on Go Ultra Low Scheme announcement

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.

RAC comments on IEA report on traffic controls

RAC comments on IEA report on traffic controls

News   •   Jan 25, 2016 13:51 GMT

The RAC comments on a report from the Institute of Economic Affairs looking at traffic control measures and the economy

RAC reacts to latest diesel price cuts at the pumps

RAC reacts to latest diesel price cuts at the pumps

News   •   Jan 22, 2016 09:02 GMT

The RAC's Simon Williams comments on the retail diesel price cuts announced this morning

RAC reports increase in cold weather breakdowns

RAC reports increase in cold weather breakdowns

News   •   Jan 19, 2016 11:56 GMT

The RAC's Simon Williams reports on the increase in breakdowns experienced as a result of the current cold weather

RAC welcomes new road safety measures announced for Northern Ireland

RAC welcomes new road safety measures announced for Northern Ireland

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

RAC issues advice as wintry weather affects areas of the UK

RAC issues advice as wintry weather affects areas of the UK

News   •   Jan 14, 2016 17:11 GMT

The RAC's Simon Williams flags up top tips for motorists faced with the current wintry weather

RAC comments on suggestion that oil could fall to $10 a barrel

RAC comments on suggestion that oil could fall to $10 a barrel

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

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..

Low petrol and diesel prices throughout 2016

Low petrol and diesel prices throughout 2016

News   •   Jan 01, 2016 11:27 GMT

The announcement by Saudi Arabia that they have no intention of cutting production will ensure the market remains awash with low price oil.

RAC provides advice to drivers with arrival of Storm Frank

RAC provides advice to drivers with arrival of Storm Frank

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

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.

RAC reacts to sub-£1 a litre diesel offered at Midlands filling stations

RAC reacts to sub-£1 a litre diesel offered at Midlands filling stations

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.