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RAC advice to motorists with arrival of Storm Desmond

RAC advice to motorists with arrival of Storm Desmond

News   •   Dec 05, 2015 18:37 GMT

The RAC's Pete Williams provides advice to motorists as roads are badly affected by rain and wind brought by Storm Desmond

RAC reacts to Opec's decision to continue pumping near-record volumes of oil

RAC reacts to Opec's decision to continue pumping near-record volumes of oil

News   •   Dec 04, 2015 18:05 GMT

RAC reacts to Opec’s decision to maintain its policy of pumping near-record volumes of oil following Friday 4 December meeting in Vienna.

RAC comments on 70% rise in cases of DVLA clamping vehicles in last 12 months

RAC comments on 70% rise in cases of DVLA clamping vehicles in last 12 months

News   •   Dec 02, 2015 16:24 GMT

The RAC's Simon Williams responds to figures released as part of an answer to a parliamentary question on the number of cars clamped over the past five years by the DVLA

RAC welcomes inquiry into all lane running smart motorways

RAC welcomes inquiry into all lane running smart motorways

News   •   Nov 27, 2015 17:42 GMT

As the Commons Transport Select Committee launches an inquiry into motorway 'all lane running', the RAC highlights its concerns around this type of smart motorway

RAC responds to Asda fuel price cut - unleaded petrol 99.7p per litre this weekend

RAC responds to Asda fuel price cut - unleaded petrol 99.7p per litre this weekend

News   •   Nov 27, 2015 09:54 GMT

The RAC's Simon Williams reacts to news that Asda is cutting the price of unleaded petrol to 99.7p for this weekend - with diesel prices cut to 103.7p per litre

RAC reacts to new official data showing number of untaxed vehicles has more than doubled since 2013

RAC reacts to new official data showing number of untaxed vehicles has more than doubled since 2013

News   •   Nov 26, 2015 10:50 GMT

The RAC's chief engineer, David Bizley, comments on new figures out today that suggest a sharp rise in the number of untaxed vehicles on UK roads. This follows the end of the paper tax disc in October 2014.

Autumn Statement reaction: Company car tax

Autumn Statement reaction: Company car tax

News   •   Nov 25, 2015 14:31 GMT

Jenny Powley, RAC Business head of corporate sales, responds to the Autumn Statement announcement that a planned removal of the company car diesel fuel supplement will be delayed until 2021

Autumn Statement reaction: Car insurance premiums

Autumn Statement reaction: Car insurance premiums

News   •   Nov 25, 2015 14:28 GMT

Mark Godfrey, RAC Insurance director, reacts to the Autumn Statement announcement on whiplash fraud and the possible impact of this on motor insurance premiums

Autumn Statement reaction: Fuel duty

Autumn Statement reaction: Fuel duty

News   •   Nov 25, 2015 14:25 GMT

David Bizley, RAC chief engineer, reacts to the lack of an announcement on fuel duty in this year's Autumn Statement, and what this may mean for motorists

Autumn Statement reaction: Roads investment and potholes

Autumn Statement reaction: Roads investment and potholes

News   •   Nov 25, 2015 14:19 GMT

David Bizley, RAC chief engineer, responds to the Chancellor's Autumn Statement announcements on roads investment and potholes

RAC issues pleas to Chancellor ahead of Spending Review and Autumn Statement

RAC issues pleas to Chancellor ahead of Spending Review and Autumn Statement

News   •   Nov 24, 2015 10:45 GMT

RAC calls upon the Chancellor to listen to motorists ahead of his Autumn Statement.

RAC reacts to Environmental Audit Committee response to Defra air quality consultation

RAC reacts to Environmental Audit Committee response to Defra air quality consultation

News   •   Nov 20, 2015 15:30 GMT

The RAC's Chief Engineer, David Bizley, responds to the EAC's views on Defra's air quality consultation

RAC issues driving advice as Arctic blast set to arrive

RAC issues driving advice as Arctic blast set to arrive

News   •   Nov 19, 2015 17:14 GMT

While we’ve enjoyed an unusually mild autumn so far, this weekend is about to see us snap back to something much more seasonal.

RAC response to the Government’s decision to paint all motorway speed cameras yellow

RAC response to the Government’s decision to paint all motorway speed cameras yellow

News   •   Nov 14, 2015 00:02 GMT

The RAC's Pete Williams responds to an announcement by the Government that all motorway speed cameras are to be painted yellow by October 2016

UPDATED: RAC issues advice on driving in high winds as Storm Abigail moves in

UPDATED: RAC issues advice on driving in high winds as Storm Abigail moves in

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

RAC comments on morning commute average speed data from Department for Transport

RAC comments on morning commute average speed data from Department for Transport

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.

RAC comments on traffic estimates exceeding pre-recession peak

RAC comments on traffic estimates exceeding pre-recession peak

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.

RAC reacts to Bedfordshire Police proposed M1 speed limit enforcement

RAC reacts to Bedfordshire Police proposed M1 speed limit enforcement

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.

RAC reacts to announcement on motorway fuel price sign trial

RAC reacts to announcement on motorway fuel price sign trial

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

RAC reacts to latest supermarket fuel price drop

RAC reacts to latest supermarket fuel price drop

News   •   Oct 20, 2015 17:45 BST

Motoring organisation would like retailers to make bigger cuts