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RAC highlights important changes in applying for International Driving Permits

RAC highlights important changes in applying for International Driving Permits

Press Releases   •   Jan 19, 2019 00:01 GMT

The RAC is warning travellers wanting to drive in many countries outside of Europe that as of 1 February 2019 they will only be able to purchase International Driving Permits (IDPs) that enable them to do so from the Post Office

Fuel prices drop again in December but remain too high

Fuel prices drop again in December but remain too high

Press Releases   •   Jan 04, 2019 00:01 GMT

Pump prices fell for the second consecutive month in December, but not by the level they should have done considering the sharp drop in the price of oil, data from RAC Fuel Watch shows.

More than half a million potholes reported to councils in 2017

More than half a million potholes reported to councils in 2017

Press Releases   •   Dec 28, 2018 00:01 GMT

More than half a million potholes were reported by members of the public to local authorities in Britain for repair in 2017 – an increase of 44% on two years earlier, according to data obtained by the RAC.

Drivers planning 20 million getaway trips as the country breaks for Christmas

Drivers planning 20 million getaway trips as the country breaks for Christmas

Press Releases   •   Dec 17, 2018 00:01 GMT

A joint study by the RAC and INRIX highlights where and when drivers can expect jams in the run-up to Christmas next week

Four in 10 know someone who has driven over the limit

Four in 10 know someone who has driven over the limit

Press Releases   •   Dec 14, 2018 14:34 GMT

The RAC releases new research into how UK drivers react to friends who may be over the drink-drive limit, in support of this Christmas's THINK! campaign

November sees largest petrol price drop in four years – but retailers still didn’t cut far enough

November sees largest petrol price drop in four years – but retailers still didn’t cut far enough

Press Releases   •   Dec 05, 2018 00:01 GMT

Drivers benefit from the first major price cuts since the summer, but the RAC believes prices should still be coming down

Daytime running lights on newer vehicles causing confusion for other road users

Daytime running lights on newer vehicles causing confusion for other road users

Press Releases   •   Dec 03, 2018 09:28 GMT

​Daytime running lights on vehicles may be causing unintended confusion for other drivers, according to research carried out by the RAC.

Eight in 10 drivers struggle to get through yellow box junctions without stopping

Eight in 10 drivers struggle to get through yellow box junctions without stopping

Press Releases   •   Nov 22, 2018 00:01 GMT

Research from the RAC highlights drivers' views on yellow box junctions - and their thoughts on further enforcement of them by councils

Petrol remains overpriced as major retailers refuse to cut

Petrol remains overpriced as major retailers refuse to cut

Press Releases   •   Nov 15, 2018 08:45 GMT

​Despite falling wholesale prices, UK drivers are continuing to suffer from overpriced fuel, the RAC’s fuel experts have warned.

Motorists lose out as retailers refuse to cut petrol prices in October despite drop in wholesale cost

Motorists lose out as retailers refuse to cut petrol prices in October despite drop in wholesale cost

Press Releases   •   Nov 03, 2018 00:01 GMT

The RAC repeats its urgent call for a petrol price cut of at least 3p per litre, to reflect falling wholesale prices

​RAC cements its position as top-five car insurance broker by securing its 500,000th policy this year

​RAC cements its position as top-five car insurance broker by securing its 500,000th policy this year

Press Releases   •   Oct 31, 2018 16:07 GMT

RAC Car Insurance has broken new ground by exceeding 500,000 policies in force (PIF) following growth of more than 11% in the first nine months of the year.

A fifth of motorists suffer nausea or sickness as a driver or passenger

A fifth of motorists suffer nausea or sickness as a driver or passenger

Press Releases   •   Oct 26, 2018 00:01 BST

Car sickness and nausea don’t just affect children, new RAC research has found, with the equivalent of 7.3m people not growing out of it and continuing to suffer as adults.

Where to see the 2018 RAC Rally of the Tests

Where to see the 2018 RAC Rally of the Tests

Press Releases   •   Oct 22, 2018 16:57 BST

Details of this year's RAC Rally of the Tests are released, including viewing points for spectators

RAC urges retailers to slash at least 3p a litre off the price of petrol

RAC urges retailers to slash at least 3p a litre off the price of petrol

Press Releases   •   Oct 12, 2018 11:38 BST

With wholesale fuel prices falling, RAC fuel data indicates drivers should be benefiting from lower petrol prices

Drivers more than twice as likely to breakdown due to hitting a pothole than 12 years ago

Drivers more than twice as likely to breakdown due to hitting a pothole than 12 years ago

Press Releases   •   Oct 12, 2018 10:51 BST

The latest findings from the RAC show that drivers continue to suffer from the blight of poor quality roads

RAC, AA and Green Flag unite to call for enhanced road safety rules

RAC, AA and Green Flag unite to call for enhanced road safety rules

Press Releases   •   Oct 11, 2018 10:29 BST

In a show of unity the UK's three biggest breakdown companies are calling for drivers to 'slow down, mover over' when passing breakdowns.

September stops the rot of petrol price increases but dark clouds hang over UK forecourts

September stops the rot of petrol price increases but dark clouds hang over UK forecourts

Press Releases   •   Oct 03, 2018 09:00 BST

The latest analysis of UK petrol and diesel prices, covering price movements in September 2018

Driven by necessity: dependency on the car jumps in last year

Driven by necessity: dependency on the car jumps in last year

Press Releases   •   Sep 21, 2018 00:01 BST

Data from the 2018 Report on Motoring reveals a third (33%) of motorists – the equivalent to 13.2m – say they are more reliant on their cars now than 12 months earlier

Drivers suffer petrol price rises for eight out of the last 12 months

Drivers suffer petrol price rises for eight out of the last 12 months

Press Releases   •   Sep 05, 2018 00:01 BST

​August saw yet another rise in the price of both petrol and diesel, new ​RAC Fuel Watch data reveals

Six in 10 say ‘black boxes’ have made them safer drivers

Six in 10 say ‘black boxes’ have made them safer drivers

Press Releases   •   Sep 01, 2018 00:01 BST

​Six in 10 RAC Black Box Car Insurance customers believe that having a device fitted in their car to monitor their driving behaviour as part of their policy has made them into better drivers.