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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.

Petrol and diesel prices rise and are at highest for 18 months

Petrol and diesel prices rise and are at highest for 18 months

Press Releases   •   Jan 05, 2017 00:01 GMT

Petrol and diesel prices rose by around 3p a litre in December taking them to their highest average prices since July 2015, new data from RAC Fuel Watch shows

Your New Year’s resolution: stop using your handheld phone at the wheel

Your New Year’s resolution: stop using your handheld phone at the wheel

Press Releases   •   Dec 30, 2016 11:49 GMT

​The RAC is urging motorists to make it their New Year’s resolution to stop using a handheld mobile phone while driving.

RAC warns motorists not to start 2017 on a flat note

RAC warns motorists not to start 2017 on a flat note

Press Releases   •   Dec 29, 2016 00:01 GMT

​Millions of cars left unused over Christmas increases chances of a flat battery

RAC and RHA in joint call for driver safety

RAC and RHA in joint call for driver safety

Press Releases   •   Dec 22, 2016 10:54 GMT

Driving with an undiagnosed sleep condition is more dangerous than drink driving, according to leading players in the motoring sector, which have joined forces to raise awareness of the problem among employers of commercial vehicle drivers.

Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions installs RAC Telematics

Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions installs RAC Telematics

Press Releases   •   Dec 20, 2016 00:01 GMT

Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions, one of the UK’s biggest vehicle and specialist asset leasing companies, has signalled its confidence in telematics and connected vehicle technology by installing RAC devices in all of its new commercial vehicles.

2016’s prolonged Christmas getaway will see 28 million trips take place this side of Boxing Day

2016’s prolonged Christmas getaway will see 28 million trips take place this side of Boxing Day

Press Releases   •   Dec 17, 2016 00:01 GMT

A study of drivers' travel plans suggests getaway journeys will be more evenly spaced in the run up to Christmas this year

RAC launches first dedicated Truck Rescue Patrol

RAC launches first dedicated Truck Rescue Patrol

Press Releases   •   Dec 16, 2016 00:01 GMT

The RAC is launching the first of its dedicated Truck Rescue Patrol vehicles in December, aiming to keep haulage and logistics customers on the move during the busiest time of the year.

DFC installs RAC Telematics to deliver fleet support for Northern Ireland businesses

DFC installs RAC Telematics to deliver fleet support for Northern Ireland businesses

Press Releases   •   Dec 15, 2016 00:01 GMT

Increasing numbers of businesses in Northern Ireland are benefitting from the cost saving features of vehicle telematics technology, according to a Belfast-based vehicle management company.

RAC launches first used car code to be fully accredited by the Chartered Trading Standards Institute

RAC launches first used car code to be fully accredited by the Chartered Trading Standards Institute

Press Releases   •   Dec 14, 2016 00:01 GMT

Buyers of used vehicles through the RAC's Approved Dealer scheme will now benefit from the new, independently-accredited code

Petrol and diesel prices down in November but rises on the cards

Petrol and diesel prices down in November but rises on the cards

Press Releases   •   Dec 03, 2016 00:01 GMT

The RAC warns motorists to expect fuel price rises in December, but the outlook for 2017 is much less certain