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Budget 2016: RAC comments on Insurance Premium Tax increase

Budget 2016: RAC comments on Insurance Premium Tax increase

News   •   Mar 16, 2016 14:35 GMT

The RAC's Insurance director comments on the 0.5% Insurance Premium Tax increase announced in today's Budget

Budget 2016: RAC reacts to continued fuel duty freeze

Budget 2016: RAC reacts to continued fuel duty freeze

News   •   Mar 16, 2016 13:36 GMT

The RAC's chief engineer comments on the continued fuel duty freeze announced in today's Budget

RAC comments as fuel prices begin to rise

RAC comments as fuel prices begin to rise

News   •   Mar 15, 2016 11:05 GMT

The RAC's fuel spokesman Simon Williams reacts as some retailers increase their prices

RAC welcomes Transport Committee's report on road traffic law enforcement

RAC welcomes Transport Committee's report on road traffic law enforcement

News   •   Mar 15, 2016 00:01 GMT

The RAC's Pete Williams comments on a new report from the House of Common Transport Committee on road traffic law enforecement

RAC comments on driverless cars trials on UK motorways

RAC comments on driverless cars trials on UK motorways

News   •   Mar 12, 2016 00:01 GMT

The RAC's David Bizley comments on proposals announced to trial driverless cars on UK motorways

RAC comments on Policy Exchange diesel proposals

RAC comments on Policy Exchange diesel proposals

News   •   Mar 11, 2016 13:17 GMT

The RAC's Nick Lyes comments on proposals from think tank Policy Exchange on tackling air pollution

RAC comments on Scottish council's decision to redefine pothole size

RAC comments on Scottish council's decision to redefine pothole size

News   •   Mar 09, 2016 10:21 GMT

The RAC reacts to news that Perth and Kinross Council plans to change its definition of a pothole in an effort to repair fewer

RAC comments on driverless lorry platoon trials in the UK

RAC comments on driverless lorry platoon trials in the UK

News   •   Mar 07, 2016 12:40 GMT

​RAC chief engineer David Bizley said: “The RAC would in principle welcome this kind of development but it does raise a lot of questions in terms of how the technology can be adopted safely.

RAC comments on Air Quality (Diesel Emissions in Urban Centres) Private Member's Bill

RAC comments on Air Quality (Diesel Emissions in Urban Centres) Private Member's Bill

News   •   Mar 03, 2016 16:39 GMT

The RAC responds to Geraint Davies MP's Private Member's Bill, which is scheduled to have its 2nd Reading on the 4th March

RAC issues driving advice as Storm Jake sweeps in

RAC issues driving advice as Storm Jake sweeps in

News   •   Mar 01, 2016 15:16 GMT

Seesaw weather conditions look set to continue this week with the arrival of the tenth named storm

RAC response to 800% increase in arrests for drug driving

RAC response to 800% increase in arrests for drug driving

News   •   Feb 28, 2016 11:53 GMT

RAC chief engineer David Bizley says:“The 800% increase in drug driving arrests reported by Cheshire Police and the 50% positive results of drug driving tests conducted by police across England and Wales over the Christmas period, shows that the new roadside testing equipment is really making a difference. ”

RAC responds to new Scottish powers over pavement parking

RAC responds to new Scottish powers over pavement parking

News   •   Feb 24, 2016 17:10 GMT

The RAC's Simon Williams comments on updates to the Scotland Bill that will grant Holyrood new powers over pavement parking

RAC comments on findings of US study on crash risk factors

RAC comments on findings of US study on crash risk factors

News   •   Feb 22, 2016 20:00 GMT

The RAC reacts to on a new study by academics from Virginia Tech looking at the extent to which accidents, among other factors, are caused by driver distraction

How could Brexit affect prices at the pumps?

How could Brexit affect prices at the pumps?

News   •   Feb 18, 2016 00:01 GMT

With some analysts predicting Sterling would weaken in the event of Brexit, the RAC looks at what this might mean for motorists at the pumps

RAC issues advice to motorists as short 'Arctic blast' arrives

RAC issues advice to motorists as short 'Arctic blast' arrives

News   •   Feb 16, 2016 09:55 GMT

The RAC's Rod Dennis provides advice to motorists as temperatures drop, with a threat of snow for some

RAC comments on provisional 2015 road traffic estimates

RAC comments on provisional 2015 road traffic estimates

News   •   Feb 11, 2016 15:01 GMT

The RAC's chief engineer comments on provisional figures released by the Department for Transport indicating an increase in traffic on the roads

RAC comments on drink-drive accident figures confirmed today

RAC comments on drink-drive accident figures confirmed today

News   •   Feb 04, 2016 11:28 GMT

The RAC's chief engineer comments on figures that confirm the number of people killed as a result of drink-drive accidents has remained static for the last five years

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