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A quarter of drivers have kept penalty points secret from their insurer

A quarter of drivers have kept penalty points secret from their insurer

Press releases   •   May 13, 2017 00:01 BST

​Nearly a quarter (23%) of motorists did not inform their insurer the last time they received penalty points on their licence, research conducted by RAC Insurance has found

Price of petrol goes up by more than 1p a litre in April but cut imminent

Price of petrol goes up by more than 1p a litre in April but cut imminent

Press releases   •   May 03, 2017 00:01 BST

Pump prices rose by more than a penny a litre in April, but a drop in the price of oil in the second half of the month and a jump in the value of the pound means retailers are now in a position to pass on a cut to motorists imminently. Drop in price of oil and jump in value of sterling give retailers chance to pass on savings.

RAC launches manifesto to ensure biggest issues for motorists don’t get parked

RAC launches manifesto to ensure biggest issues for motorists don’t get parked

Press releases   •   May 01, 2017 00:01 BST

The RAC publishes its election party manifesto for motorists

Leisure traffic to peak at 3.4m this May Day bank holiday

Leisure traffic to peak at 3.4m this May Day bank holiday

Press releases   •   Apr 28, 2017 10:20 BST

The RAC estimates a total of 10.3 million leisure journeys will take place on major roads in total between today and Monday

Hagerty and RAC announce partnership to provide classic car owners with a market-leading product

Hagerty and RAC announce partnership to provide classic car owners with a market-leading product

Press releases   •   Apr 19, 2017 00:01 BST

Hagerty and the RAC confirm all Hagerty policyholders will receive RAC Breakdown and Recovery throughout the UK and Europe

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