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Around five million motorists admit to driving when over the limit

Around five million motorists admit to driving when over the limit

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

EU cross-border enforcement directive - statement from the RAC

EU cross-border enforcement directive - statement from the RAC

News   •   Apr 12, 2017 09:45 BST

The RAC's Simon Williams reacts to the directive that is due to come into effect in the UK on 6 May 2017

RAC comment on BBC bus lane camera income investigation

RAC comment on BBC bus lane camera income investigation

News   •   Mar 02, 2017 14:49 GMT

The RAC's Simon Williams reacts

RAC comments on new speeding sentencing guidelines announced today

RAC comments on new speeding sentencing guidelines announced today

News   •   Jan 24, 2017 09:01 GMT

The RAC reacts to new guidelines for magistrates unveiled today

Illegal handheld mobile phone use at the wheel still rife

Illegal handheld mobile phone use at the wheel still rife

Press Releases   •   Apr 25, 2016 00:01 BST

Thirteen years after the introduction of the a law forbidding use of a handheld phone at the wheel, new RAC research shows the behaviour is far from being stamped out.

RAC welcomes Transport Committee's report on road traffic law enforcement

RAC welcomes Transport Committee's report on road traffic law enforcement

News   •   Mar 15, 2016 00:01 GMT

The RAC's Pete Williams comments on a new report from the House of Common Transport Committee on road traffic law enforecement

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 Bedfordshire Police proposed M1 speed limit enforcement

RAC reacts to Bedfordshire Police proposed M1 speed limit enforcement

News   •   Nov 05, 2015 14:46 GMT

RAC reacts to Bedfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner Olly Martins' statement that the force may have to resort to turning on permanent speed traps on the M1 to raise funds.

Prosecutions for motorists using a mobile phone at the wheel fall by half in five years

Prosecutions for motorists using a mobile phone at the wheel fall by half in five years

Press Releases   •   Oct 19, 2015 00:01 BST

Fewer motorists are being prosecuted for using their mobile phone while driving than ever before, despite official figures showing a persistent number of drivers still using a phone at the wheel

Traffic police numbers cut by 1,279 officers in five years

Traffic police numbers cut by 1,279 officers in five years

Press Releases   •   Feb 09, 2015 11:11 GMT

The RAC reports that number of police dedicated to enforcing motoring offences in England and Wales has fallen by an alarming 23% in the last five years.

Drivers want rest of UK to follow Scotland’s lead by lowering the drink-drive limit

Drivers want rest of UK to follow Scotland’s lead by lowering the drink-drive limit

Press Releases   •   Dec 05, 2014 15:38 GMT

Motorists feel different limits are a bad idea that will cause confusion