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Silver clings on to the title of Britain’s most popular car colour

Silver clings on to the title of Britain’s most popular car colour

Press Releases   •   Apr 23, 2018 00:01 BST

Silver remains the most popular car colour in the UK, although black surges in popularity by nearly 500,000 cars and is poised to overtake it.

Harsh winter weather leads to one of the worst quarters for RAC ‘pothole breakdowns’

Harsh winter weather leads to one of the worst quarters for RAC ‘pothole breakdowns’

Press Releases   •   Apr 18, 2018 00:01 BST

The RAC saw a doubling in the proportion of pothole-related breakdowns between the last quarter of 2017 and the first quarter of 2018

Average petrol and diesel prices stay the same in March

Average petrol and diesel prices stay the same in March

Press Releases   •   Apr 06, 2018 00:00 BST

Retailers absorb increased wholesale costs to the benefit of motorists. April may bring lower pump prices with possibility of oil price reduction

City drivers issued with more than one million penalty notices each year for driving in bus lanes

City drivers issued with more than one million penalty notices each year for driving in bus lanes

Press Releases   •   Apr 04, 2018 11:56 BST

Drivers in the UK’s 20 largest cities are receiving more than one million (1,128,259) penalty charge notices (PCNs) for driving in bus lanes every year, with some 3.4m (3,437,348) issued by councils between 2015 and 2017, new data seen by the RAC reveals.

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RAC comments on new package of measures to improve air quality in Wales

RAC comments on new package of measures to improve air quality in Wales

News   •   Apr 25, 2018 15:36 BST

The new £20m Air Quality Fund, which will run until 2021, will support local authorities in Wales to comply with nitrogen dioxide limits and improve air quality in their areas. Among the restrictions will be the introduction of 50mph speed limits over the short length of the exceedance at five locations including two stretches of the M4.

RAC reacts to drop in new vehicle registrations in 2017

RAC reacts to drop in new vehicle registrations in 2017

News   •   Apr 12, 2018 12:01 BST

New data appears to indicate an 'uncomfortable truth' that owners of older vehicles are keeping hold of them for longer

RAC responds to Government announcement on extra £100m for the pothole fund
Statement on AIA ALARM road maintenance report

Statement on AIA ALARM road maintenance report

News   •   Mar 20, 2018 00:01 GMT

The RAC's Nicholas Lyes argues that the latest survey out today shows just why a new means of funding road maintenance is needed in the UK

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What makes up the price of a litre of petrol? Interactive chart from the RAC

Blog posts   •   Apr 04, 2016 12:00 BST

Updated daily with the latest data, this interactive chart from RAC Fuel Watch shows the proportion of the price of a litre of unleaded petrol that is tax.

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What makes up the price of a litre of diesel? Interactive chart from the RAC

Blog posts   •   Apr 04, 2016 12:00 BST

Updated daily with the latest data, this interactive chart from RAC Fuel Watch shows the proportion of the price of a litre of diesel that is tax.

Positioning statement: 20mph speed limits

Positioning statement: 20mph speed limits

Blog posts   •   Apr 01, 2016 09:00 BST

The RAC's positioning statement on the subject of 20mph speed limits

What Budget 2016 means for motorists

What Budget 2016 means for motorists

Blog posts   •   Mar 16, 2016 15:31 GMT

The RAC summarises the main announcements made by the Chancellor in this year's Budget, including those that will specifically impact on motorists.

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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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Documents View all 98 hits

Full FOI response from councils outside London - bus lane PCNs
Full FOI response from councils in London - bus lane PCNs
RAC Guide to the Great British Pothole and Other Road Surface Defects

Potholes are a menace to all road users. They create a totally unnecessary road safety danger and cost motorists thousands in expensive repairs. This guide makes a tongue-in-cheek but serious point to the Government: give local authorities enough money to bring all the UK’s roads up to a fit-for-purpose standard. 5p a litre from existing fuel duty revenue over 5 years would raise £12bn.

RAC response to the CCAV consultation on remote control parking and motorway assist

The RAC response to the CCAV consultation, submitted in January 2018

Contacts View all 6 hits

  • Public affairs manager
  • Spokesman on roads policy
  • nlyes@rac.co.uk
  • 07875 423 875

  • Senior press officer
  • Spokesman
  • rod.dennis@rac.co.uk

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

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