Press releases • Mar 03, 2018 00:01 GMT
RAC breakdown data reveals the cold has exposed a problem for some drivers of diesel vehicles
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.
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 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.
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
Press releases • Feb 08, 2018 11:14 GMT
The call comes after a sharp drop in the price of oil
Press releases • Jan 31, 2018 00:01 GMT
An overwhelming majority of motorists are supportive of the private member’s bill to introduce better regulation of private parking companies which gets its second reading in the House of Commons on Friday.
Press releases • Jan 31, 2018 00:00 GMT
The average price of petrol and diesel rose January 2018 for the third consecutive month. Petrol has gone up 4p a litre since October 2017. Retailers could ease motorists’ misery with slight pump reductions
Press releases • Jan 26, 2018 00:01 GMT
RAC patrols attended 11% more breakdowns that could be attributed to potholes in the last quarter of 2017 than in the same period in 2016, according to new data used to compile the RAC’s Pothole Index.
Press releases • Jan 17, 2018 00:01 GMT
As the RAC launches its new Flexiloan motor loans product, new research of buyers suggests car dealers have a firm grip on car finance
Press releases • Jan 10, 2018 14:13 GMT
The price of a barrel of oil has gone above $70 for the first time in more than three years, potentially spelling misery for motorists at the pump throughout 2018.
Press releases • Jan 10, 2018 00:01 GMT
Nearly a quarter of a million vehicles were broken into in 2016, with 26 police forces – more than half of all those in England, Scotland and Wales – seeing more thefts from cars than the previous year, according to data seen by RAC Insurance
Press releases • Jan 04, 2018 00:01 GMT
Motorists begin 2018 paying the highest price for petrol since the end of 2014, RAC Fuel Watch data reveals
Press releases • Jan 02, 2018 15:00 GMT
A survey of 1,000 UK firms carried out by RAC Business found 62% of large businesses with between 250 and 499 staff are considering phasing out their diesel vehicles, compared to just 33% among small firms with less than 10 employees. And, nearly half (47%) of businesses of any size say they are thinking about moving away from diesel.
Don’t suffer a ‘traumatic Tuesday’ on the first day back at work with a bad case of the flat battery blues
Press releases • Dec 29, 2017 12:07 GMT
RAC warns motorists not to get caught out by a flat battery on first day back at work. More batteries fail on first working day of the new year than any other. Tuesday 2 January expected to be busiest RAC breakdown day of 2018
Press releases • Dec 17, 2017 00:01 GMT
Friday 22 December has been dubbed ‘Frantic Friday’ – the day when the last of the year’s commuter traffic clashes with people desperately trying to get to see family and friends
Press releases • Dec 14, 2017 09:15 GMT
New figures suggest millions of drivers are knowingly getting behind the wheel despite being over the limit
Press releases • Dec 12, 2017 15:10 GMT
Fuel prices could be on the rise this side of Christmas
Press releases • Dec 07, 2017 13:09 GMT
The RAC expects a sharp rise in predicted breakdowns this coming weekend, and provides advice to drivers
Press releases • Dec 05, 2017 00:01 GMT
New figures from RAC Fuel Watch show fuel prices are rising across the UK