RAC welcomes DfT announcement that learner drivers will be allowed lessons on motorways

News   •   Aug 13, 2017 00:01 BST


RAC comments on DfT drink-drive casualty figures 2015

News   •   Aug 03, 2017 14:27 BST

The figures reveal a stubborn plateau in the number of road casualties arising from alcohol related accidents since 2010


RAC comments on motorway 'anti-pollution tunnels' proposal

News   •   Aug 03, 2017 10:44 BST

Highways England is considering building canopies over motorways to tackle dangerous levels of toxic fumes.


July brings first fuel price rises since April

Press Releases   •   Aug 03, 2017 00:01 BST

RAC Fuel Watch data for July shows fuel prices increased for the first time since April. Petrol and diesel both went up by nearly 1p a litre. Litre of unleaded still 5p lower than 2017 high of 120.45p. Diesel more than 6p a litre cheaper than 2017 peak of 122.35p


RAC data shows road quality has worsened despite mild weather

Press Releases   •   Aug 01, 2017 00:01 BST

RAC patrols dealt with more pothole pothole-related call-outs in Q2 2017 than in the same period in 2016, attending 3,565 motorists whose vehicles had suffered broken suspension springs, damaged shock absorbers or distorted wheels. Condition of UK roads still vulnerable to extreme weather


DVLA data shows rise in young provisional licence holders but drop in 17 to 24-year-old qualified drivers

Press Releases   •   Jul 29, 2017 00:01 BST

The number of young people with provisional licences has increased between 2014 and 2016


RAC comments on National Travel Survey 2016 findings

News   •   Jul 27, 2017 12:01 BST

The RAC's roads policy spokesman reacts to new data released today


RAC responds to the Government's clean air plan published today

News   •   Jul 26, 2017 15:45 BST


RAC comments on Brake/TRL stopping distances study

News   •   Jul 25, 2017 00:01 BST

The RAC's Rod Dennis responds to the study out today


RAC study shows drivers slap down UK roads in favour of those the other side of the Channel

Press Releases   •   Jul 23, 2017 00:01 BST

A new study from the RAC shows just how much drivers favour continental Europe

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