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Motorists lack awareness of emergency refuge areas on smart motorways

Motorists lack awareness of emergency refuge areas on smart motorways

Press Releases   •   May 22, 2017 00:01 BST

Half of motorists are not familiar with emergency refuge areas on smart motorways, new figures from the RAC suggest

Snap, chat, text, tweet – anything goes at the wheel as motorists relax attitudes

Snap, chat, text, tweet – anything goes at the wheel as motorists relax attitudes

Press Releases   •   Sep 15, 2016 00:01 BST

One in five think it is acceptable to check social media while sat in stationary traffic

Motorists want more severe penalties for illegal mobile phone use

Motorists want more severe penalties for illegal mobile phone use

Press Releases   •   Jun 13, 2016 00:01 BST

New research finds half of motorists believe the current penalties of a fine and points for illegal mobile phone use should be more severe

Eight million motorists rarely take to the motorway

Eight million motorists rarely take to the motorway

Press Releases   •   Jan 30, 2016 00:01 GMT

​Over eight million of Britain’s 38m drivers hardly ever venture on to the motorway while 380,000 say they never do, research carried out by the RAC has found

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RAC comment on call to lower drink drive limit to cut accidents

RAC comment on call to lower drink drive limit to cut accidents

News   •   Mar 04, 2017 00:15 GMT

​ RAC comments on the LGA call for lower drink drive limit of 50mg highlighting the 11% increase in serious accidents between 2014 and 2015

RAC reacts to 'truly shocking' new road casualty statistics

RAC reacts to 'truly shocking' new road casualty statistics

News   •   Feb 02, 2017 12:22 GMT

The RAC's Pete Williams comments on new figures released today indicating a sharp rise in the number of young people killed or seriously injured on our roads

RAC comments on drink-drive road casualty estimates for 2015

RAC comments on drink-drive road casualty estimates for 2015

News   •   Feb 02, 2017 10:39 GMT

Government estimates for drink-drive KSI road casualties in 2015 show statistically significant rise on 2014 figures

RAC reacts to National Police Chiefs' Council "community spotters" scheme to target mobile phone use at the wheel

RAC reacts to National Police Chiefs' Council "community spotters" scheme to target mobile phone use at the wheel

News   •   Nov 15, 2016 10:36 GMT

While using "community spotters" to tackle repeat offenders is an unusual initiative, desperate times call for desperate measures

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BRAKE Fleet Safety Awards 2015

BRAKE Fleet Safety Awards 2015

Events   •   Sep 17, 2015 12:10 BST

RAC Business has been shorlisted in the Safety Product Award category in Brake's long-standing and highly-coveted Fleet Safety Awards, which are presented to winners at a glittering awards ceremony in the UK annually,

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RAC Response to Transport Select Committee inquiry into road traffic law enforcement

The RAC's written evidence to the Transport Select Committee's inquiry into road traffic law enforcement, which closed on the 12th October 2015

RAC Parliamentary Newsletter #5 - October 2015

In this month’s newsletter, we focus on the RAC's 2015 Report on Motoring, our calls for action, as well as our response to the Consumer Rights Act 2015, the ban on smoking in vehicles with minors, and Early Day Motion 390.

Report on Motoring 2009

Report on Motoring 2009

Documents   •   Jun 01, 2009 10:30 BST

The 2009 report shows starkly the effect the current economic climate is having on motorists. The emerging theme this year is one of increasing disengagement. Motorists do not feel connected with the big issues of the day such as the environment, traffic management and road pricing.