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Comment on the rise of engine idling enforcement by UK councils

Comment on the rise of engine idling enforcement by UK councils

News   •   Aug 03, 2018 12:36 BST

The RAC's Nicholas Lyes reacts to news that cities including Nottingham are starting to charge drivers who leave their engines running

Reaction to the Government's Road to Zero Strategy

Reaction to the Government's Road to Zero Strategy

News   •   Jul 09, 2018 00:01 BST

The RAC's Nicholas Lyes responds to the publication today of the Government's Road to Zero Strategy

Reaction to expansion of London's ULEZ from 2021

Reaction to expansion of London's ULEZ from 2021

News   •   Jun 08, 2018 13:19 BST

The RAC's Nicholas Lyes responds to news that London's ultra low emissions zone will expand significantly from 2021

RAC statement on 'The Unintended Consequences of Freezing Fuel Duty' report

RAC statement on 'The Unintended Consequences of Freezing Fuel Duty' report

News   •   Jun 01, 2018 00:01 BST

The RAC reacts to a report by Professor David Begg and Greener Journeys calling for an increase in fuel duty to deter people from taking car journeys

RAC comments on AECOM's 'smart traffic light' concept

RAC comments on AECOM's 'smart traffic light' concept

News   •   May 23, 2018 15:02 BST

The RAC's Rod Dennis reacts to a new technology that has today been shortlisted as part of the 'Roads ForThe Future' competition

RAC comments on new package of measures to improve air quality in Wales

RAC comments on new package of measures to improve air quality in Wales

News   •   Apr 25, 2018 15:36 BST

The new £20m Air Quality Fund, which will run until 2021, will support local authorities in Wales to comply with nitrogen dioxide limits and improve air quality in their areas. Among the restrictions will be the introduction of 50mph speed limits over the short length of the exceedance at five locations including two stretches of the M4.

RAC reacts to drop in new vehicle registrations in 2017

RAC reacts to drop in new vehicle registrations in 2017

News   •   Apr 12, 2018 12:01 BST

New data appears to indicate an 'uncomfortable truth' that owners of older vehicles are keeping hold of them for longer

More needs to be done to incentivise drivers to choose cleaner vehicles

More needs to be done to incentivise drivers to choose cleaner vehicles

News   •   Mar 15, 2018 00:01 GMT

The RAC's Nicholas Lyes responds to a joint committee report out today and argues more should be done to encourage drivers to change their buying habits

RAC comments on new car sales figures out this morning

RAC comments on new car sales figures out this morning

News   •   Dec 05, 2017 10:56 GMT

Rod Dennis for RACCars.co.uk reacts to figures that show sales of new diesel cars are in decline

RAC comments on Islington Council's plans to charge drivers who park diesel vehicles

RAC comments on Islington Council's plans to charge drivers who park diesel vehicles

News   •   Nov 17, 2017 14:46 GMT

The RAC's Nicholas Lyes reacts to the latest move by Islington Council to discourage diesel vehicle use

RAC comments on the Government's plan to target new diesel car sales

RAC comments on the Government's plan to target new diesel car sales

News   •   Nov 09, 2017 23:12 GMT

The Government is proposing a tax or surcharge on sales of new diesel vehicles

RAC comment on the introduction of the London T-Charge

RAC comment on the introduction of the London T-Charge

News   •   Oct 23, 2017 10:18 BST

The T-charge has been swiftly implemented in London and will affect drivers of all Pre-Euro 4 vehicles

RAC comment on the Scottish Government's low emission zones consultation

RAC comment on the Scottish Government's low emission zones consultation

News   •   Sep 06, 2017 14:54 BST

Proposals released today could ban all but Euro 6 diesel vehicles and Euro 4 petrol vehicles from Scotland's biggest cities by as early as next year

RAC comments on plans to fine parents for doing the the school drop-off

RAC comments on plans to fine parents for doing the the school drop-off

News   •   Sep 06, 2017 14:20 BST

As school children return to school this week hard-pressed parents are facing the prospect of no-drop zones and the potential of heavy fines for driving their kids to the school gate.

RAC comment on Scottish Government's target to phase out petrol and diesel vehicles
RAC responds to the Government's clean air plan published today
RAC responds to NICE no-idling recommendation

RAC responds to NICE no-idling recommendation

News   •   Jun 30, 2017 00:01 BST

The RAC's Nick Lyes reacts to this morning's news from NICE

RAC comments on new draft Transport Strategy for London

RAC comments on new draft Transport Strategy for London

News   •   Jun 21, 2017 12:03 BST

The RAC reacts to new proposals published today

The RAC's view on tackling the country's air quality problem

The RAC's view on tackling the country's air quality problem

News   •   Jun 15, 2017 00:01 BST

On the first national Clean Air Day, the RAC summarises its recommendations for tackling the problem of poor air quality

RAC comments on new vehicle emissions rules expected to be introduced in London

RAC comments on new vehicle emissions rules expected to be introduced in London

News   •   Apr 03, 2017 12:41 BST

The RAC's Nick Lyes provides comment