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More than 14m cars expected to getaway for August Bank Holiday

More than 14m cars expected to getaway for August Bank Holiday

Press Releases   •   Aug 21, 2018 00:01 BST

A study by the RAC and INRIX highlights the likely traffic hotspots - and vehicle volumes - this coming weekend

Brits would far rather drive in Europe than on the UK’s ‘broken’ roads

Brits would far rather drive in Europe than on the UK’s ‘broken’ roads

Press Releases   •   Aug 18, 2018 00:01 BST

Four in 10 find driving on the Continent less stressful than driving in the UK

Cost of petrol and diesel creep up in July

Cost of petrol and diesel creep up in July

Press Releases   •   Aug 04, 2018 00:01 BST

RAC says ‘see-saw’ pricing continued in July with prices rising following a month of price cuts in June

“Je ne savais pas!” Drivers to the Continent don’t know about new French driving rules

“Je ne savais pas!” Drivers to the Continent don’t know about new French driving rules

Press Releases   •   Jul 28, 2018 00:01 BST

​More than half (59%) of drivers are unfamiliar with a range of new driving regulations introduced this year in France, while a large proportion are also concerned about the impact on Brexit on driving abroad

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RAC comments on EU proposal to update tyre labelling regulations

RAC comments on EU proposal to update tyre labelling regulations

News   •   Aug 16, 2018 09:54 BST

The European Union is proposing to update current tyre labelling regulations that require information about tyres' fuel efficiency, wet grip and passing noise qualities to be printed on labels.

Latest drink-drive casualty figures up 7% to 9,040 in 2016

Latest drink-drive casualty figures up 7% to 9,040 in 2016

News   •   Aug 09, 2018 11:29 BST

RAC comments on the DfT latest estimates for road casualties arising from illegal levels of alcohol

Comment on the rise of engine idling enforcement by UK councils

Comment on the rise of engine idling enforcement by UK councils

News   •   Aug 03, 2018 12:36 BST

The RAC's Nicholas Lyes reacts to news that cities including Nottingham are starting to charge drivers who leave their engines running

RAC welcomes inquiry into poor state of local roads

RAC welcomes inquiry into poor state of local roads

News   •   Aug 01, 2018 13:16 BST

The Transport Committee has announced a a new inquiry into the funding and governance of local roads in England. Local roads comprise over 97% of total road network length and carry two-thirds of motor traffic and almost all cyclist movements.

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EU petrol and diesel prices

Blog posts   •   Jun 22, 2016 11:52 BST

An interactive chart showing prices for a litre of unleaded petrol, and diesel, across all EU states

Diesel - what makes up the cost of a litre across the EU?

Blog posts   •   Jun 21, 2016 16:27 BST

An interactive chart, normally updated weekly, showing the components that make up the price of a litre of diesel in every country in the EU

Petrol - what makes up the cost of a litre across the EU?

Blog posts   •   Jun 21, 2016 15:47 BST

An interactive chart, normally updated weekly, showing the components that make up the price of a litre of unleaded petrol in every country in the EU

What makes up the price of a litre of diesel?

Blog posts   •   Apr 04, 2016 12:00 BST

This interactive chart from RAC Fuel Watch shows the proportion of the price of a litre of diesel that is tax.

Events View all 14 hits

RAC Rally of the Tests

RAC Rally of the Tests

Events   •   Aug 01, 2016 16:58 BST

- The RAC building on Great Park Road is to play host to 100 classic cars as one of the most iconic and famous rallies in the world, The RAC Rally of the Tests, comes to Bristol - Spectators are welcome to come along free of charge from 8am to 10.30am - The first competitors, including legendary rally driver Paddy Hopkirk, will arrive at the RAC in Great Park Road just after 8am

Nov 03 - Nov 06

Bournemouth - Bristol - Stoke - Chester

National Pothole Day

National Pothole Day

Events   •   Jan 05, 2016 15:50 GMT

Jan 15 00:00 GMT

Nationwide

The Business Show

The Business Show

Events   •   Sep 17, 2015 13:10 BST

The Business Show is a free business exhibition which offers a wealth of opportunity, advice and information crucial for ongoing business growth within a challenging economy. Visitors to the RAC Business stand will be able to find out more about how we are supporting businesses like theirs every day.and ask our team of experts about how they can benefit from our range of products and services.

Dec 03 - Dec 04

Olympia, London

Van Fleet World Live 2015

Van Fleet World Live 2015

Events   •   Sep 17, 2015 12:47 BST

Visitors to the RAC Business stand will be able to find out more about how we are supporting businesses like theirs every day, and ask our team of experts about how they can benefit from our range of products and services. This prestigious and exciting new venue offers excellent facilities and can be easily reached by both public and private transport from all over the country.

Oct 23 00:00 BST

Arena MK, Milton Keynes

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The RAC patrol van struck by a car on the westbound hard shoulder on the M4 near Swindon at 8.00pm on Thursday 23 November.

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Reports of vehicle vandalism in 2016

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Percentage change in reported vehicle vandalism between 2013 and 2016

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New ERA Automotive logo released as part of joint announcement

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RAC comment on petrol price cut by the supermarkets

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What can drivers do to reduce to chances of being a victim of car theft?

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The RAC's insurance spokesman gives some tips to motorists on keeping their vehicle secure

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Parking concerns - RAC Report on Motoring

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

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On the road with RAC Patrol Ben Wilson

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Find out what life is like every day for our patrols, as we ride along with Patrol Ben Wilson on a typical day as a motorists' champion.

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Contacts View all 6 hits

  • Public affairs manager
  • Spokesman on roads policy
  • sxstkenlyryes@racoc.coxm.utzbrifk
  • 07875 423 875

  • Senior press officer
  • Spokesman
  • tdrod.brdennis@racjpbsaeun.ctao.zofsmluk

  • Media relations manager
  • Spokesman and lead on fuel
  • simon.williams@rac.co.uk