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Committee of MPs calls for reduction in car use - RAC reaction

Committee of MPs calls for reduction in car use - RAC reaction

News   •   Aug 22, 2019 11:14 BST

The RAC's Nicholas Lyes responds to the MPs' call for a reduction in car use in the UK to help meet environmental targets

RAC comments on Transport Committee's report on mobile phones and road safety

RAC comments on Transport Committee's report on mobile phones and road safety

News   •   Aug 13, 2019 00:01 BST

RAC responds to Commons Transport Select Committee report recommending hands-free mobile phone while driving is banned.

The RAC urges drivers to check their vehicles before setting out in the heat

The RAC urges drivers to check their vehicles before setting out in the heat

News   •   Jul 25, 2019 16:59 BST

The RAC advises drivers to check their vehicles before setting out in the heat

Road safety action plan announced - RAC reaction

Road safety action plan announced - RAC reaction

News   •   Jul 19, 2019 00:01 BST

The RAC's Nicholas Lyes responds to the announcement by the government of measures to improve road safety

Government to consider graduated driver licensing in England - RAC comment

Government to consider graduated driver licensing in England - RAC comment

News   •   Jul 18, 2019 09:18 BST

The RAC's immediate reaction to proposals expected to be released as part of the Government's Road Safety Statement, which include possible driving restrictions on new drivers

Local roads funding report by the Transport Committee - RAC statement

Local roads funding report by the Transport Committee - RAC statement

News   •   Jul 01, 2019 09:43 BST

The RAC's head of roads policy reacts to the findings of a new report from the Transport Committee on potholes and the funding of local roads

Petrol and diesel prices coming down again - RAC reaction

Petrol and diesel prices coming down again - RAC reaction

News   •   Jun 14, 2019 11:01 BST

The RAC's fuel spokesperson reacts to the news this morning that petrol and diesel prices will be coming down again, reflecting wholesale fuel price movements

Retailers announce diesel and petrol price cuts - RAC comment

Retailers announce diesel and petrol price cuts - RAC comment

News   •   Jun 05, 2019 10:18 BST

On the same day the RAC called for pump prices to come down, retailers respond by cutting the cost of diesel and petrol

2018 road traffic estimates released - RAC reaction

2018 road traffic estimates released - RAC reaction

News   •   May 14, 2019 11:38 BST

Department for Transport (DfT) Road Traffic Estimates for 2018 show car traffic remained broadly stable, increasing by 0.2%, compared to 2017.

Sales of electric vehicles are rising - RAC comment and data

Sales of electric vehicles are rising - RAC comment and data

News   •   May 08, 2019 11:14 BST

RAC data indicates what it will take to get more drivers into electric vehicles, as new figures show a rise in registrations

2018 vehicle licensing statistics - RAC comment

2018 vehicle licensing statistics - RAC comment

News   •   Apr 11, 2019 14:52 BST

Annual figures for new vehicle registrations in 2018 show sales down 5% on 2017 and diesel sales declined 30%.

Inquiry into pavement parking launched - RAC reaction

Inquiry into pavement parking launched - RAC reaction

News   •   Apr 02, 2019 12:46 BST

The RAC's head of roads policy responds to the news that a cross-party group of MPs will examine the issue of pavement parking in England

EU plans to make advanced safety features mandatory on vehicles - RAC comment

EU plans to make advanced safety features mandatory on vehicles - RAC comment

News   •   Mar 27, 2019 12:15 GMT

The EU aims for the revised General Safety Regulation for vehicles to come into force as of 2022. The new safety technologies are intended to protect passengers, pedestrians and cyclists by helping to reduce the number of fatalities and injuries on our roads, 90% of which are due to human error.

Annual Local Authority Road Maintenance (ALARM) report - RAC reaction

Annual Local Authority Road Maintenance (ALARM) report - RAC reaction

News   •   Mar 26, 2019 09:57 GMT

The RAC's head of roads policy comments on the publication of the Asphalt Industry Association's ALARM report

Future of mobility urban strategy launch: RAC reaction

Future of mobility urban strategy launch: RAC reaction

News   •   Mar 19, 2019 10:06 GMT

The RAC's head of roads policy responds to the strategy launch, taking place this morning

Severn Bridge journeys to Wales rise after tolls end - RAC comment

Severn Bridge journeys to Wales rise after tolls end - RAC comment

News   •   Mar 18, 2019 11:52 GMT

The RAC responds to new data showing an increase in vehicle traffic to Wales following the abolition of road tolls at the end of 2018

New measures to clamp down on rogue private parking firms become law - RAC reaction

New measures to clamp down on rogue private parking firms become law - RAC reaction

News   •   Mar 15, 2019 12:38 GMT

The RAC responds to the introduction today of a new law protecting drivers, the Parking (Code of Practice) Act 2019

RAC responds to Transport Committee inquiry into road safety

RAC responds to Transport Committee inquiry into road safety

News   •   Mar 11, 2019 13:14 GMT

The RAC responds to news that the Transport Committee has opened an inquiry into road safety

RAC comment on DfT launching consultation on increasing utility firms’ roadworks guarantee

RAC comment on DfT launching consultation on increasing utility firms’ roadworks guarantee

News   •   Mar 06, 2019 00:01 GMT

Utility companies could be better held to account for poor road repairs that cause potholes or dangerous road surfaces. The Department for Transport has today announced a consultation that could mean they have to increase their guarantee for road repairs from two years to five.

Delays increasing on major roads in England - RAC comment

Delays increasing on major roads in England - RAC comment

News   •   Feb 28, 2019 13:54 GMT

The RAC's head of roads policy reacts to new figures showing a significant increase in delays on England's motorways and major A-roads