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Fear of unexpected repairs puts 3.8m drivers off getting their car serviced

Fear of unexpected repairs puts 3.8m drivers off getting their car serviced

Press releases   •   Dec 09, 2019 00:01 GMT

The findings come as the RAC launches its MOT Assist programme, which rewards drivers who keep their car serviced regularly

November makes it four months of lower petrol prices

November makes it four months of lower petrol prices

Press releases   •   Dec 04, 2019 00:01 GMT

Unleaded and diesel fall by half a pence a litre in November – but prices should be coming down further

68% of drivers say removing hard shoulders on motorways compromises safety

68% of drivers say removing hard shoulders on motorways compromises safety

Press releases   •   Nov 29, 2019 00:01 GMT

Drivers remain concerned about the safety of 'all lane running' smart motorways, where the hard shoulder is removed permanently

​British drivers unprepared for winter weather breakdowns

​British drivers unprepared for winter weather breakdowns

Press releases   •   Nov 28, 2019 15:07 GMT

NFU Mutual and RAC urge drivers to prioritise in-car safety equipment

RAC launches its first ever child car seat

RAC launches its first ever child car seat

Press releases   •   Nov 25, 2019 09:33 GMT

The RAC launches a rear-facing, rotating, i-Size, Isofix-seat suitable from birth to age four

Half of drivers say the condition of local roads has got worse

Half of drivers say the condition of local roads has got worse

Press releases   •   Nov 22, 2019 00:01 GMT

New figures from the RAC Report on Motoring show drivers remain concerned about the state of local roads in particular - and it's not just potholes that are the problem

RAC celebrates taking a stake in Wrisk by trialling a mileage-based car insurance product

RAC celebrates taking a stake in Wrisk by trialling a mileage-based car insurance product

Press releases   •   Nov 13, 2019 10:50 GMT

The companies are trialling a mileage-based car insurance product which enables customers to only pay for the miles driven each month, plus a flat fee for when their cars are parked

Price of petrol drops for third month in a row

Price of petrol drops for third month in a row

Press releases   •   Nov 06, 2019 11:18 GMT

The cost of filling a 55-litre family car with petrol has fallen back under £70 for the first time since March

Scottish drivers most likely to take risks when buying a used car

Scottish drivers most likely to take risks when buying a used car

Press releases   •   Nov 04, 2019 00:01 GMT

RAC data indicates those in Scotland and north east England are least likely to check the history of a car they’re looking to buy

Price of petrol is 7p a litre too expensive at the pumps

Price of petrol is 7p a litre too expensive at the pumps

Press releases   •   Oct 17, 2019 09:54 BST

The RAC is urging fuel retailers big and small to reflect the drop in the wholesale price of unleaded with a significant cut at the pumps

Three-in-10 drivers have witnessed another motorist being physically abused

Three-in-10 drivers have witnessed another motorist being physically abused

Press releases   •   Oct 14, 2019 00:01 BST

Research for the latest Report on Motoring also reveals UK drivers' habits when it comes to illegal mobile phone use, as well as drink- and drug-driving

RAC’s top patrol aims high with the 2019 WLTP Challenge

RAC’s top patrol aims high with the 2019 WLTP Challenge

Press releases   •   Oct 07, 2019 15:26 BST

The RAC's Ben Aldous is taking part in this week's WLTP Challenge, aiming for maximum mpg from his fully-loaded patrol van

‘Drivers who leave their engines on when parked should be fined’

‘Drivers who leave their engines on when parked should be fined’

Press releases   •   Oct 07, 2019 00:01 BST

Seven-in-10 drivers want to see councils tackle motorists who leave their engines running when parked

Price of petrol falls in September despite oil refinery fires in Saudi Arabia

Price of petrol falls in September despite oil refinery fires in Saudi Arabia

Press releases   •   Oct 03, 2019 00:01 BST

The price of unleaded fell last month, despite supply problems in the Middle East

RAC says drivers should feel angry as price of petrol only reduces slightly in August - despite big drop in wholesale costs

RAC says drivers should feel angry as price of petrol only reduces slightly in August - despite big drop in wholesale costs

Press releases   •   Sep 04, 2019 00:01 BST

Drivers are continuing to suffer from poor value at the pumps, figures suggest

More than 16.5m leisure trips planned this bank holiday weekend as summer makes a welcome return

More than 16.5m leisure trips planned this bank holiday weekend as summer makes a welcome return

Press releases   •   Aug 21, 2019 12:38 BST

Joint work by the RAC and INRIX shows when and where the roads are likely to be busy this coming weekend

RAC and 1ST CENTRAL announce breakdown cover partnership

RAC and 1ST CENTRAL announce breakdown cover partnership

Press releases   •   Aug 19, 2019 00:01 BST

RAC and 1ST CENTRAL have today announced a new partnership that will make RAC breakdown cover available to the car insurer’s 500,000 customers from 12th September 2019.

Majority of drivers unaware of UK alternatives to expensive foreign car hire excess insurance

Majority of drivers unaware of UK alternatives to expensive foreign car hire excess insurance

Press releases   •   Aug 17, 2019 00:01 BST

One in five risk paying large hire car insurance excesses if they damage the vehicle. RAC launches car hire excess insurance to give drivers good value peace of mind. Buy specialist more comprehensive product at home for around a third of the price

8 in 10 UK airports increase pick-up and drop-off fees in 2019

8 in 10 UK airports increase pick-up and drop-off fees in 2019

Press releases   •   Aug 12, 2019 00:01 BST

The RAC’s annual look at how airport drop-off and pick-up charges have changed at the UK's 22 busiest airports since 2018. Three-quarters of UK airports put up pick-up charges in 2019. More than a third of airports increase drop-off fees for drivers. London Stansted found to be most expensive for all types of short-term parking

 July sees return to rising pump prices … and more could be on the way

July sees return to rising pump prices … and more could be on the way

Press releases   •   Aug 03, 2019 00:01 BST

After a month of falling fuel prices in June, July saw both petrol and diesel rise once again as the pound lost 3% on the dollar, data from RAC Fuel Watch* reveals. Petrol went up by 1.55p and diesel by nearly 1p. A 3% fall in the value of pound could hurt drivers if oil goes up.