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Police data reveals 30% increase in stolen vehicles in three years

Police data reveals 30% increase in stolen vehicles in three years

Press Releases   •   Sep 27, 2017 00:01 BST

New data seen by the RAC highlights a significant rise in vehicle thefts in England and Wales

Motorists sceptical driverless cars will be commonplace in 20 years’ time

Motorists sceptical driverless cars will be commonplace in 20 years’ time

Press Releases   •   Jul 07, 2017 00:01 BST

​Motorists have doubts about whether driverless car technology is likely to become commonplace in 20 years’ time, new research suggests

RAC presses retailers to cut fuel prices as oil price slumps

RAC presses retailers to cut fuel prices as oil price slumps

Press Releases   •   Jun 08, 2017 11:34 BST

​The RAC is calling on retailers to cut the price of fuel after a sudden drop in the price of oil has brought wholesale costs down

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.

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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

RAC: New data "lays bare the scale of the country's handheld mobile phone epidemic"

RAC: New data "lays bare the scale of the country's handheld mobile phone epidemic"

News   •   Oct 27, 2016 11:47 BST

RAC road safety spokesman Pete Williams reacts to ​data released this morning that shows far fewer fixed penalty notices being issued in 2015 to drivers illegally using a phone at the wheel

RAC responds to drink-drive accident statistics

RAC responds to drink-drive accident statistics

News   •   Sep 30, 2016 13:01 BST

The RAC's Nick Lyes comments on new data that shows an increase in the number of accidents caused by drink drivers in 2015

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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

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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.

RAC Fuel Watch: September 2015 report

RAC Fuel Watch: September 2015 report

Documents   •   Oct 03, 2015 00:01 BST

RAC Fuel Watch is a monthly, at-a-glance guide to the latest UK unleaded petrol and diesel prices - both at wholesale and at the fuel pumps. We look at the previous month's prices in depth, analysing changes through the month, and take a longer-term view of fuel prices over the last three, six and 12 months. We also give a prediction of what we think pump prices will do in the near future.