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Statement on reports government is considering ending fuel duty freeze

Statement on reports government is considering ending fuel duty freeze

News   •   Jul 03, 2018 13:59 BST

The RAC's head of roads policy reacts to reports that indicate the government is to consider ending the fuel duty freeze

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 on Budget 2017: "Current beleaguered owners of diesel cars can breathe a sigh of relief"

RAC on Budget 2017: "Current beleaguered owners of diesel cars can breathe a sigh of relief"

News   •   Nov 22, 2017 14:32 GMT

The RAC's Peter Williams reacts to today's Budget announcements - which included the Chancellor ruling out taxes on existing diesel drivers

RAC reacts to rise in number of untaxed vehicles on UK roads - plus loss in tax revenue

RAC reacts to rise in number of untaxed vehicles on UK roads - plus loss in tax revenue

News   •   Nov 16, 2017 11:13 GMT

The RAC's Nicholas Lyes reacts to new government data out today that shows the Treasury is missing out on tax revenue of up to £107m a year due to a rise in untaxed vehicles

Autumn Statement reaction: Insurance Premium Tax the stealth tax of our time

Autumn Statement reaction: Insurance Premium Tax the stealth tax of our time

News   •   Nov 23, 2016 13:41 GMT

After a recent double rise in Insurance Premium Tax, this further increase is a slap in the face for motorists

Autumn Statement reaction: Fuel duty freeze

Autumn Statement reaction: Fuel duty freeze

News   •   Nov 23, 2016 13:35 GMT

RAC reacts to Chancellor’s decision to continue the freeze on fuel duty in his first Autumn Statement today

RAC reacts to draft Clean Air Zones consultation

RAC reacts to draft Clean Air Zones consultation

News   •   Oct 17, 2016 12:39 BST

The RAC provides initial reaction to the launch of the Government's Clean Air Zones consultation for England

RAC comments on new ULEV registration statistics

RAC comments on new ULEV registration statistics

News   •   Apr 14, 2016 12:51 BST

The RAC's Simon Williams comments on new vehicle registration statistics, released today

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 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 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: 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

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 comment on electric vehicle savings figures from Go Ultra Low

RAC comment on electric vehicle savings figures from Go Ultra Low

News   •   Aug 05, 2015 00:01 BST

The RAC responds to new figures from Go Ultra Low on the savings motorists can make by switching to electric vehicles.

RAC response to 2015 Summer Budget: changes to Vehicle Excise Duty (VED)

RAC response to 2015 Summer Budget: changes to Vehicle Excise Duty (VED)

News   •   Jul 08, 2015 14:28 BST

The RAC's David Bizley responds to changes to Vehicle Excise Duty announced in the Chancellor's 2015 Summer Budget

RAC response to 2015 Summer Budget: the fuel duty freeze

RAC response to 2015 Summer Budget: the fuel duty freeze

News   •   Jul 08, 2015 13:53 BST

The RAC's David Bizley responds to the Chancellor's announcement on a continued freeze on fuel duty.

RAC comments on motoring pledges within the Conservative election manifesto

RAC comments on motoring pledges within the Conservative election manifesto

News   •   Apr 16, 2015 12:18 BST

The RAC's David Bizley comments on motoring pledges within the Conservative election manifesto

RAC comments on motoring pledges within the Liberal Democrat election manifesto

RAC comments on motoring pledges within the Liberal Democrat election manifesto

News   •   Apr 15, 2015 16:29 BST

The RAC's David Bizley comments on motoring pledges within the Liberal Democrat election manifesto

RAC comments on impact of vehicle excise duty tax disc changes

RAC comments on impact of vehicle excise duty tax disc changes

News   •   Apr 15, 2015 16:26 BST

The RAC's Simon Williams comments on the likely impact of changes to the vehicle excise duty (VED) system.