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RAC Traffic Watch urges caution with heavy rain in and floods in the north of England, Scotland and Wales

RAC Traffic Watch urges caution with heavy rain in and floods in the north of England, Scotland and Wales

News   •   Dec 26, 2015 10:19 GMT

As the mass exodus begins RAC Traffic Watch expects around 3.5 million additional festive car journeys today either back home from visits to family and friends or trips on to the next round of festivities. Drivers warned to expect heavy rainfall and localised flooding.

RAC reacts to sub-£1 a litre diesel offered at Midlands filling stations

RAC reacts to sub-£1 a litre diesel offered at Midlands filling stations

News   •   Dec 22, 2015 11:33 GMT

The RAC reacts to the news that three filling stations in the Midlands are now selling diesel for under £1 a litre. This follows repeated calls by the RAC for retailers to reflect the fall in the wholesale diesel price at the pumps.

RAC repeats call for a cut in the price of diesel at UK forecourts

RAC repeats call for a cut in the price of diesel at UK forecourts

News   •   Dec 22, 2015 09:23 GMT

​The price of oil has now been well below the $40 a barrel mark for two weeks, bringing with it £1 a litre petrol at supermarkets and other price-competitive retailers. The RAC, however, is repeating its call for a cut in diesel pump prices as wholesale savings are not being passed on at the forecourt.

RAC comments on proposals for motorway driving experience for learner drivers

RAC comments on proposals for motorway driving experience for learner drivers

News   •   Dec 21, 2015 15:42 GMT

The RAC's head of external affairs comments on proposals by the Government for learner drivers to get experience of motorway driving before they take their test

RAC responds to government plans to discourage motorist mobile phone use

RAC responds to government plans to discourage motorist mobile phone use

News   •   Dec 21, 2015 14:45 GMT

The RAC's head of external affairs reacts to measures announced as part of the British Road Safety Statement designed to discourage the use of mobile phones at the wheel

RAC reacts to new NHS England hospital parking charges data

RAC reacts to new NHS England hospital parking charges data

News   •   Dec 21, 2015 14:29 GMT

The RAC's Simon Williams reacts to research by the Press Association on money raised by NHS trusts in England from hospital parking fees

RAC comments on FIA 'My Car My Data' campaign

RAC comments on FIA 'My Car My Data' campaign

News   •   Dec 14, 2015 12:12 GMT

Connected car technology offers motorists a range of benefits but the sharing of data from vehicles is also a concern which is why the FIA has launched a campaign entitled 'My Car My Data'.

RAC reacts to all four major supermarkets dropping petrol prices below £1

RAC reacts to all four major supermarkets dropping petrol prices below £1

News   •   Dec 11, 2015 10:46 GMT

Christmas has clearly come early for motorists

RAC reacts to new Asda promotion offering petrol under £1 a litre

RAC reacts to new Asda promotion offering petrol under £1 a litre

News   •   Dec 10, 2015 17:11 GMT

RAC comments on Asda cutting petrol to 99.7p a litre and diesel to 103.7p as part of a three-day promotion beginning on Friday 11 December.

RAC advice to motorists with arrival of Storm Desmond

RAC advice to motorists with arrival of Storm Desmond

News   •   Dec 05, 2015 18:37 GMT

The RAC's Pete Williams provides advice to motorists as roads are badly affected by rain and wind brought by Storm Desmond

RAC reacts to Opec's decision to continue pumping near-record volumes of oil

RAC reacts to Opec's decision to continue pumping near-record volumes of oil

News   •   Dec 04, 2015 18:05 GMT

RAC reacts to Opec’s decision to maintain its policy of pumping near-record volumes of oil following Friday 4 December meeting in Vienna.

RAC comments on 70% rise in cases of DVLA clamping vehicles in last 12 months

RAC comments on 70% rise in cases of DVLA clamping vehicles in last 12 months

News   •   Dec 02, 2015 16:24 GMT

The RAC's Simon Williams responds to figures released as part of an answer to a parliamentary question on the number of cars clamped over the past five years by the DVLA

RAC welcomes inquiry into all lane running smart motorways

RAC welcomes inquiry into all lane running smart motorways

News   •   Nov 27, 2015 17:42 GMT

As the Commons Transport Select Committee launches an inquiry into motorway 'all lane running', the RAC highlights its concerns around this type of smart motorway

RAC responds to Asda fuel price cut - unleaded petrol 99.7p per litre this weekend

RAC responds to Asda fuel price cut - unleaded petrol 99.7p per litre this weekend

News   •   Nov 27, 2015 09:54 GMT

The RAC's Simon Williams reacts to news that Asda is cutting the price of unleaded petrol to 99.7p for this weekend - with diesel prices cut to 103.7p per litre

RAC reacts to new official data showing number of untaxed vehicles has more than doubled since 2013

RAC reacts to new official data showing number of untaxed vehicles has more than doubled since 2013

News   •   Nov 26, 2015 10:50 GMT

The RAC's chief engineer, David Bizley, comments on new figures out today that suggest a sharp rise in the number of untaxed vehicles on UK roads. This follows the end of the paper tax disc in October 2014.

Autumn Statement reaction: Company car tax

Autumn Statement reaction: Company car tax

News   •   Nov 25, 2015 14:31 GMT

Jenny Powley, RAC Business head of corporate sales, responds to the Autumn Statement announcement that a planned removal of the company car diesel fuel supplement will be delayed until 2021

Autumn Statement reaction: Car insurance premiums

Autumn Statement reaction: Car insurance premiums

News   •   Nov 25, 2015 14:28 GMT

Mark Godfrey, RAC Insurance director, reacts to the Autumn Statement announcement on whiplash fraud and the possible impact of this on motor insurance premiums

Autumn Statement reaction: Fuel duty

Autumn Statement reaction: Fuel duty

News   •   Nov 25, 2015 14:25 GMT

David Bizley, RAC chief engineer, reacts to the lack of an announcement on fuel duty in this year's Autumn Statement, and what this may mean for motorists

Autumn Statement reaction: Roads investment and potholes

Autumn Statement reaction: Roads investment and potholes

News   •   Nov 25, 2015 14:19 GMT

David Bizley, RAC chief engineer, responds to the Chancellor's Autumn Statement announcements on roads investment and potholes

RAC issues pleas to Chancellor ahead of Spending Review and Autumn Statement

RAC issues pleas to Chancellor ahead of Spending Review and Autumn Statement

News   •   Nov 24, 2015 10:45 GMT

RAC calls upon the Chancellor to listen to motorists ahead of his Autumn Statement.