Tag / Report on Motoring
Press Releases • Nov 01, 2017 00:01 GMT
Six in 10 drivers say motorways are more congested than 12 months ago
Press Releases • Sep 21, 2017 00:01 BST
New research from the RAC's Report on Motoring shines a light on some UK drivers' continued addiction to using a handheld phone
News • Feb 21, 2017 11:42 GMT
We welcome the call to address the national disgrace of potholes. However, the suggestion that bigger lorries are a major factor in the surge of potholes is something of a red herring.
Press Releases • Feb 01, 2017 00:01 GMT
The RAC is renewing its call for the amount of money generated by fuel duty at each forecourt fill-up to be shown clearly on receipts by throwing its weight behind the Vehicle Fuel (Publication of Tax Information) Bill
Press Releases • Jan 20, 2017 00:01 GMT
There is growing concern among motorists about both the cost and availability of parking in the UK, according to the latest RAC Report on Motoring.
Press Releases • Jan 16, 2017 00:01 GMT
The number of pothole-related breakdowns attended by RAC patrols from October to December 2016 gave rise to the first fourth quarter increase in this type of problem since 2013.
Press Releases • Dec 30, 2016 11:49 GMT
The RAC is urging motorists to make it their New Year’s resolution to stop using a handheld mobile phone while driving.
News • Dec 01, 2016 00:01 GMT
The RAC's roads policy spokesman gives the RAC's views on new draft guidance for councils published today
Motorists strongly supportive of efforts to tackle air quality, including bans for the most polluting vehicles
Press Releases • Nov 17, 2016 00:01 GMT
An increasing number of motorists are concerned about emissions and a majority want bolder action to be taken, new data from the RAC has found
Press Releases • Oct 17, 2016 17:33 BST
Significant reforms to tackle illegal claims and strengthen regulation to protect law-abiding motorists were proposed in the last Autumn Statement by former Chancellor George Osborne and an initial consultation was due to be published this summer, but nearly 12 months on little or no progress appears to have been made.
Press Releases • Sep 29, 2016 00:01 BST
New data from the RAC's Report on Motoring highlights scale of concern over motor insurance costs
News • Sep 17, 2016 14:38 BST
The RAC welcomes tougher penalties for illegal use of handheld mobile phones while driving following the release of findings from the 2016 RAC Report on Motoring.
Press Releases • Sep 15, 2016 00:01 BST
One in five think it is acceptable to check social media while sat in stationary traffic
News • Mar 09, 2016 10:21 GMT
The RAC reacts to news that Perth and Kinross Council plans to change its definition of a pothole in an effort to repair fewer
News • Feb 28, 2016 11:53 GMT
RAC chief engineer David Bizley says:“The 800% increase in drug driving arrests reported by Cheshire Police and the 50% positive results of drug driving tests conducted by police across England and Wales over the Christmas period, shows that the new roadside testing equipment is really making a difference. ”
News • Jan 27, 2016 13:17 GMT
The RAC's chief engineer reacts to news that the Government is launching a crackdown on disruption caused by roadworks
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
Press Releases • Dec 19, 2015 00:01 GMT
More than a quarter of young motorists aged 17-24 – the equivalent of over 706,000 qualified drivers – think or know they have driven while over the drink-drive limit, according to research carried out for the RAC Report on Motoring 2015.
One in five motorists would consider a low-carbon car, but new vehicle tax changes likely to put them off
Press Releases • Dec 01, 2015 00:01 GMT
Research from the RAC Report on Motoring highlights motorists' enthusiasm for hybrid and electric vehicles - but the RAC fears changes to car tax could dampen this
News • Nov 24, 2015 10:45 GMT
RAC calls upon the Chancellor to listen to motorists ahead of his Autumn Statement.