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Mercedes-Benz appoints RAC as its new Roadside Assistance Partner

Mercedes-Benz appoints RAC as its new Roadside Assistance Partner

Press Releases   •   Apr 12, 2017 15:00 BST

​Mercedes-Benz Cars has appointed the RAC as its new Roadside Assistance partner.

Nearly 14.5m cars making leisure trips this coming Easter weekend

Nearly 14.5m cars making leisure trips this coming Easter weekend

Press Releases   •   Apr 08, 2017 00:01 BST

Leisure traffic volumes will reach a peak on Easter Sunday when there will be nearly 3.75m cars on the road

Four in 10 hospital trusts in England still require patients and visitors to carry loose change to park

Four in 10 hospital trusts in England still require patients and visitors to carry loose change to park

Press Releases   •   Apr 07, 2017 09:00 BST

New data collated by the RAC highlights parking options for those visiting hospitals in England

March sees welcome relief at the pumps as fuel drops by 2.5p a litre

March sees welcome relief at the pumps as fuel drops by 2.5p a litre

Press Releases   •   Apr 05, 2017 08:51 BST

Figures from RAC Fuel Watch show the biggest fall in diesel prices since January 2016

Motorists driving to France this Easter urged to order new emissions stickers as soon as possible

Motorists driving to France this Easter urged to order new emissions stickers as soon as possible

Press Releases   •   Mar 21, 2017 11:50 GMT

RAC urges motorists soon to be travelling to Paris, Lyon and Grenoble to order anti-pollution stickers after one took six weeks to reach the UK.

Buyers of new low emission cars to be unreasonably hit by April’s tax rise

Buyers of new low emission cars to be unreasonably hit by April’s tax rise

Press Releases   •   Mar 19, 2017 00:01 GMT

The vast majority of drivers buying new cars from 1 April will end up paying significantly more in car tax than they would do if they had bought the same vehicle just a day earlier, new figures from the RAC show.

‘Cold war’ brews between neighbours over poor parking at home

‘Cold war’ brews between neighbours over poor parking at home

Press Releases   •   Mar 15, 2017 00:01 GMT

A new study for RAC Insurance shines a spotlight on neighbourly parking woes

Insurance Premium Tax is now the tax motorists worry about the most

Insurance Premium Tax is now the tax motorists worry about the most

Press Releases   •   Mar 06, 2017 12:33 GMT

Four in 10 motorists think the Chancellor will raise IPT again in the Budget

Fuel £11 more expensive than a year ago, but prices stabilise in February

Fuel £11 more expensive than a year ago, but prices stabilise in February

Press Releases   •   Mar 03, 2017 00:01 GMT

​After two months of rises at the pumps, the price of petrol and diesel stabilised in February, according to RAC Fuel Watch data

RAC calls on drivers to Be Phone Smart as mobile law gets tougher

RAC calls on drivers to Be Phone Smart as mobile law gets tougher

Press Releases   •   Mar 01, 2017 00:01 GMT

UK drivers urged to make an online pledge to stick to the law and not use a handheld phone while driving

Motorists want to see better Government regulation of private parking

Motorists want to see better Government regulation of private parking

Press Releases   •   Feb 24, 2017 00:00 GMT

RAC research has found that three-quarters of motorists would like to see better Government regulation of private parking operators rather than continuing to self-police through trade association membership.

‘Not indicating clearly’ voted as the most inconsiderate driving behaviour

‘Not indicating clearly’ voted as the most inconsiderate driving behaviour

Press Releases   •   Feb 10, 2017 09:22 GMT

Motorists vote for their most disliked driver behaviours

Fuel rises 2p a litre in January to highest for more than two years

Fuel rises 2p a litre in January to highest for more than two years

Press Releases   •   Feb 03, 2017 00:01 GMT

RAC Fuel Watch data shows a rise in pump prices, but are motorists in line for a price cut in February?

RAC supports Bill calling for tax transparency for motorists at the pumps

RAC supports Bill calling for tax transparency for motorists at the pumps

Press Releases   •   Feb 01, 2017 00:01 GMT

The RAC is renewing its call for the amount of money generated by fuel duty at each forecourt fill-up to be shown clearly on receipts by throwing its weight behind the Vehicle Fuel (Publication of Tax Information) Bill

Motorists driving to France warned about new emissions sticker system

Motorists driving to France warned about new emissions sticker system

Press Releases   •   Jan 24, 2017 10:40 GMT

Drivers will need to purchase a new Crit'Air vignette when driving in Paris, Lyon and Grenoble from this month

Cost and availability of parking is a growing concern for motorists

Cost and availability of parking is a growing concern for motorists

Press Releases   •   Jan 20, 2017 00:01 GMT

​There is growing concern among motorists about both the cost and availability of parking in the UK, according to the latest RAC Report on Motoring.

RAC appoints Roger Williams to head up  Business Services sales team

RAC appoints Roger Williams to head up Business Services sales team

Press Releases   •   Jan 19, 2017 09:30 GMT

RAC Business Services has strengthened its sales team and is looking to future growth with the appointment of Roger Williams as its new sales director.

RAC ‘pothole breakdowns’ rise in last quarter of year  for first time since 2013

RAC ‘pothole breakdowns’ rise in last quarter of year for first time since 2013

Press Releases   •   Jan 16, 2017 00:01 GMT

The number of pothole-related breakdowns attended by RAC patrols from October to December 2016 gave rise to the first fourth quarter increase in this type of problem since 2013.

Almost half of young drivers prepared to cheat the system to get lower insurance premiums

Almost half of young drivers prepared to cheat the system to get lower insurance premiums

Press Releases   •   Jan 13, 2017 00:01 GMT

Nearly half of young drivers think it’s acceptable to get cheaper car insurance via the illegal practice of fronting, new research has found.

RAC holds patrol recruitment open day at Walsall HQ

RAC holds patrol recruitment open day at Walsall HQ

Press Releases   •   Jan 12, 2017 15:42 GMT

The RAC which is recruiting 80 additional patrols nationwide is holding an open day to attract qualified technicians to find out more. When: Sunday 22 January 9.30am – 3.30pm. Where: RAC, Brockhurst Crescent, Bescot, Walsall WS5 4AW.