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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’
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.

RAC launches car hire excess insurance to give drivers good value peace of mind

RAC launches car hire excess insurance to give drivers good value peace of mind

Press releases   •   Aug 02, 2019 11:07 BST

​RAC Insurance has launched a specialist car hire excess insurance policy in a bid to give drivers a far more affordable way of protecting themselves against the high charges associated with renting vehicles

Are we there yet? UK drivers’ safety at risk abroad as majority are prepared for marathon drives without a stop
One in five Brits take gamble by going on holiday without travel insurance

One in five Brits take gamble by going on holiday without travel insurance

Press releases   •   Jul 31, 2019 10:52 BST

Holidaymakers are risking paying thousands in medical bills or lost property by not taking out travel insurance, new RAC Insurance research suggests

RAC patrols deal with fewer ‘pothole call-outs’ in Q2 2019

RAC patrols deal with fewer ‘pothole call-outs’ in Q2 2019

Press releases   •   Jul 25, 2019 00:01 BST

12 months to June 2019 sees the lowest number of pothole breakdowns attended by the RAC since Q3 2007

Busiest summer getaway since 2014 expected with over 13m leisure journeys planned this weekend

Busiest summer getaway since 2014 expected with over 13m leisure journeys planned this weekend

Press releases   •   Jul 15, 2019 00:01 BST

A new study by the RAC and INRIX shows where and when the UK's roads are likely to be busiest from the end of this week

UK drivers heading across the Channel in the dark about French driving rules and regulations

UK drivers heading across the Channel in the dark about French driving rules and regulations

Press releases   •   Jul 12, 2019 00:01 BST

​UK drivers heading to France this summer are in the dark about a number of driving rules and regulations, and the arrival of new speed cameras, RAC research finds

RAC renews telematics contract with Euro Car Parts for fleet of 3,000-plus vehicles

RAC renews telematics contract with Euro Car Parts for fleet of 3,000-plus vehicles

Press releases   •   Jul 09, 2019 14:49 BST

The RAC and Euro Car Parts have signed a further contract to provide the car parts distributor with a telematics and driving monitoring service for its entire fleet of more than 3,000 vehicles.

Price of fuel finally drops in June ending four months of rises at the pumps

Price of fuel finally drops in June ending four months of rises at the pumps

Press releases   •   Jul 03, 2019 10:58 BST

With a drop in the cost of oil, UK petrol and diesel prices at last eased in June new figures show

RAC provides breakdown support for visitors to Silverstone Classic

RAC provides breakdown support for visitors to Silverstone Classic

Press releases   •   Jul 01, 2019 13:08 BST

Visitors to this year's Silverstone Classic event at the end of July will benefit from complimentary breakdown assistance, it is announced