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RAC fears extreme cold snap will lead to a Spring pothole plague

RAC fears extreme cold snap will lead to a Spring pothole plague

Press releases   •   Mar 07, 2018 23:59 GMT

To mark National Pothole Day the RAC publishes an online ‘Guide to the Great British Pothole and Other Road Surface Defects'

February brings relief for drivers at the pumps with 2p a litre drop

February brings relief for drivers at the pumps with 2p a litre drop

Press releases   •   Mar 07, 2018 00:01 GMT

RAC Fuel Watch - falling price of Brent crude oil sparks forecourt price savings

Diesel cars are being stricken by expensive cold weather fuel ‘waxing’ problem

Diesel cars are being stricken by expensive cold weather fuel ‘waxing’ problem

Press releases   •   Mar 03, 2018 00:01 GMT

RAC breakdown data reveals the cold has exposed a problem for some drivers of diesel vehicles

RAC issues advice to drivers facing freezing rain

RAC issues advice to drivers facing freezing rain

News   •   Mar 02, 2018 13:26 GMT

Weather and travel update: the RAC remains on high alert with record number of breakdowns

Weather and travel update: the RAC remains on high alert with record number of breakdowns

News   •   Mar 02, 2018 08:56 GMT

Thursday proved treacherous on the roads and conditions are still challenging today

Update from the RAC: unprecedented numbers of breakdowns

Update from the RAC: unprecedented numbers of breakdowns

News   •   Mar 01, 2018 12:15 GMT

The RAC's Simon Williams gives an update on the situation following recent heavy snowfall - and with more forecast

A fifth of firms say drivers in accidents due to using handheld phones at the wheel

A fifth of firms say drivers in accidents due to using handheld phones at the wheel

Press releases   •   Mar 01, 2018 00:01 GMT

One in five (19%) UK firms say their employees have been involved in an accident while driving for work due to using a handheld phone at the wheel, according to new research*. RAC Business has revealed the findings from its survey of 1,000 UK businesses, carried out across all fleet sizes and sectors, to highlight current attitudes to handheld mobile phone use and driving for work.

RAC statement on current and forecast extreme weather

RAC statement on current and forecast extreme weather

News   •   Feb 28, 2018 13:06 GMT

The RAC's Pete Williams gives an update on the current situation and warns drivers about weather forecast over the next few days

RAC comments on findings of Highway England's motorway fuel price sign trial

RAC comments on findings of Highway England's motorway fuel price sign trial

News   •   Feb 27, 2018 15:07 GMT

Highways England has published the findings from its M5 motorway fuel price signage trial concluding that it has not delivered sufficient impact or cost benefit to cover the capital cost and operational costs of the service. This means there is no business case for whole or partial public sector funding to roll out fuel pricing signs to other motorway service areas on the motorway network.

Drivers neglect of basic car checks increases  chances of a freezing winter breakdown

Drivers neglect of basic car checks increases chances of a freezing winter breakdown

Press releases   •   Feb 26, 2018 00:01 GMT

As colder weather grips the UK, new research from the RAC suggests drivers aren't doing some basic checks as often as they should - increasing the chance of a breakdown

RAC welcomes the rollout of 'lane rental' concept to charge utility companies for digging up roads

RAC welcomes the rollout of 'lane rental' concept to charge utility companies for digging up roads

News   •   Feb 15, 2018 23:59 GMT

The DfT has announced the nationwide roll-out of its 'lane rental' concept to charge utility companies £2,500 per day to speed up and improve road works following a successful trial in the Kent and London.

RAC welcomes Asda's latest 2p a litre fuel price cut due tomorrow

RAC welcomes Asda's latest 2p a litre fuel price cut due tomorrow

News   •   Feb 15, 2018 20:03 GMT

Asda has responded to the RAC's fresh fuel price cut call by capping the price of unleaded at 116.7p and diesel at 118.7p

RAC comments on DVLA figures showing a rise in number of drivers disqualified under the age of 17

RAC comments on DVLA figures showing a rise in number of drivers disqualified under the age of 17

News   •   Feb 15, 2018 11:25 GMT

The RAC has expressed concern at the number of children who have been disqualified from driving before they are even eligible for a provisional licence

RAC calls on supermarkets to cut another 2p a litre off fuel as wholesale price of fuel continues to tumble

RAC calls on supermarkets to cut another 2p a litre off fuel as wholesale price of fuel continues to tumble

Press releases   •   Feb 15, 2018 09:52 GMT

The RAC is making a fresh plea to Britain’s big four supermarkets to cut at least another 2p a litre off petrol and diesel following further reductions in the wholesale cost of fuel.

Eighty per cent of drivers don’t think Britain is prepared to deal with snow

Eighty per cent of drivers don’t think Britain is prepared to deal with snow

Press releases   •   Feb 11, 2018 00:01 GMT

With more snow in the forecast, a new poll suggests drivers don't think the country is well prepared when the white stuff starts to fall

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 calls on supermarket fuel retailers to slash 3p a litre off petrol and diesel

RAC calls on supermarket fuel retailers to slash 3p a litre off petrol and diesel

Press releases   •   Feb 08, 2018 11:14 GMT

The call comes after a sharp drop in the price of oil

RAC comments on Prime Minister's request for the DfT to look into graduated driving licences for new drivers

RAC comments on Prime Minister's request for the DfT to look into graduated driving licences for new drivers

News   •   Feb 08, 2018 09:43 GMT

The RAC has welcomed the PM's response to a Parliamentary Question asking the Department for Transport to look into graduated driving licences for new drivers

RAC reacts to Inrix report showing how long drivers spend stuck in traffic

RAC reacts to Inrix report showing how long drivers spend stuck in traffic

News   •   Feb 06, 2018 00:01 GMT

The RAC's Rod Dennis comments on the report out today

RAC comments on "disturbing" rise in social media insurance scams

RAC comments on "disturbing" rise in social media insurance scams

News   •   Feb 05, 2018 10:46 GMT

The RAC's managing director for insurance reacts to reports of drivers being caught out by so-called 'ghost broking', where fake car insurance is sold through social media channels