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Quality of UK roads hangs in the balance as pothole-related breakdowns continue to rise

Quality of UK roads hangs in the balance as pothole-related breakdowns continue to rise

Press Releases   •   Jan 26, 2018 00:01 GMT

RAC patrols attended 11% more breakdowns that could be attributed to potholes in the last quarter of 2017 than in the same period in 2016, according to new data used to compile the RAC’s Pothole Index.

Nearly a quarter of a million cars broken into in 2016

Nearly a quarter of a million cars broken into in 2016

Press Releases   •   Jan 10, 2018 00:01 GMT

​Nearly a quarter of a million vehicles were broken into in 2016, with 26 police forces – more than half of all those in England, Scotland and Wales – seeing more thefts from cars than the previous year, according to data seen by ​RAC Insurance

More pump price rises take petrol to highest in three years

More pump price rises take petrol to highest in three years

Press Releases   •   Jan 04, 2018 00:01 GMT

​Motorists begin 2018 paying the highest price for petrol since the end of 2014, RAC Fuel Watch data reveals

RAC issues warning to drivers as cold snap arrives

RAC issues warning to drivers as cold snap arrives

Press Releases   •   Dec 07, 2017 13:09 GMT

The RAC expects a sharp rise in predicted breakdowns this coming weekend, and provides advice to drivers

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RAC reacts to data suggesting a sharp rise in fatal drink-drive crashes

RAC reacts to data suggesting a sharp rise in fatal drink-drive crashes

News   •   Feb 08, 2018 11:21 GMT

The RAC's Pete Williams comments on new estimates released today

RAC comments on new car sales figures out this morning

RAC comments on new car sales figures out this morning

News   •   Dec 05, 2017 10:56 GMT

Rod Dennis for RACCars.co.uk reacts to figures that show sales of new diesel cars are in decline

RAC: New traffic figures "underline importance in having a road network that is fit for purpose"

RAC: New traffic figures "underline importance in having a road network that is fit for purpose"

News   •   Apr 27, 2017 10:56 BST

The RAC's road policy spokesman reacts to new figures released today

RAC comments on data indicating 2016 traffic levels were at an all-time high

RAC comments on data indicating 2016 traffic levels were at an all-time high

News   •   Feb 09, 2017 11:15 GMT

The RAC's Nick Lyes reacts to new estimates released today by the Department from Transport

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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.

Typical vehicle running costs - for a diesel engine car

Typical vehicle running costs - for a diesel engine car

Blog posts   •   Jan 20, 2016 11:21 GMT

An indicative guide to the cost of running, from new, a privately-owned diesel car for a period of three years from 2016, based on an annual mileage of 10,000 miles

Typical vehicle running costs - for a petrol engine car

Typical vehicle running costs - for a petrol engine car

Blog posts   •   Jan 19, 2016 15:15 GMT

An indicative guide to the cost of running, from new, a privately-owned petrol car for a period of three years from 2016, based on an annual mileage of 10,000 miles.

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RAC Fuel Watch: 12 months back from September 2015 data

RAC Fuel Watch: 12 months...

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Full FOI response from UK police forces - recorded thefts from vehicles
By police force area - fixed penalty notices issued for illegal phone use at the wheel

Table that breaks down the number of fixed penalty notices issued by police forces for the offence of using a handheld mobile phone at the wheel - each year from 2011 to 2015

RAC Fuel Watch: July 2016 report

RAC Fuel Watch: July 2016 report

Documents   •   Aug 04, 2016 13:00 BST

RAC Fuel Watch is a comprehensive guide to the latest UK unleaded petrol and diesel prices – both at the wholesale level and at the pump. RAC Fuel Watch analyses how prices changed through the previous month and compares the most recent prices with those from three, six and 12 months before.

RAC Fuel Watch: June 2016 report

RAC Fuel Watch: June 2016 report

Documents   •   Jul 05, 2016 15:22 BST

RAC Fuel Watch is a comprehensive guide to the latest UK unleaded petrol and diesel prices – both at the wholesale level and at the pump. RAC Fuel Watch analyses how prices changed through the previous month and compares the most recent prices with those from three, six and 12 months before.