Follow The RAC

Tags

RAC Business

Public affairs

Mobile phones

Report on Motoring

Fuel prices

Air quality

RAC Fuel Watch charts

Fuel prices 115 Diesel 75 RAC Business 66 RAC Fuel Watch 60 Data 51 Road safety 40 Air quality 38 Report on Motoring 36 Unleaded petrol 32 Research 27 Mobile phones 26 Petrol 25 Insurance 21 Potholes 21 Weather 19 RAC Telematics 18 Public affairs 17 Used cars 15 motorways 14 Parking 14 Enforcement 13 Fuel duty 13 Fuel 13 winter driving 13 Government 13 Congestion 13 Young drivers 13 Emissions 12 OPEC 12 Telematics 11 Nick Walker 11 Unleaded 11 Driving advice 11 Drink-driving 11 Local Roads 10 Snow 10 Oil price 10 summer driving 10 RAC Insurance 9 Budget 9 Car insurance 9 ice 9 France 9 Insurance premium tax 9 DVLA 8 Report on Motoring 2015 8 Taxation 8 Supermarkets 8 Autumn Statement 7 Driving abroad 7 RAC Traffic Watch 7 Getaway 7 RAC Pothole Index 7 Traffic 7 vehicle excise duty VED 7 Oil prices 6 RAC Fuel Watch charts 6 London 6 oil 6 survey 6 RAC Cars 6 Vehicle Excise Duty 6 roadworks 6 Christmas 6 Met Office 5 strategic road network 5 Brent crude 5 Car tax 5 Driverless cars 5 ULEZ 5 Smart motorways 5 Election 2015 5 Speed limits 5 Spending Review 5 new drivers 5 MOT 5 Road casualties 5 All lane running 5 Highways England 5 Positioning statements 4 Technology 4 Clean air zones 4 drug-driving 4 motor insurance 4 Batteries 4 Crit'air 4 flooding 4 crude oil 4 Wind 4 Jenny Powley 4 Road Investment Strategy 4 fuel retailers 4 pump prices 4 Black box insurance 4 Winter weather 4 road safety statement 3 Paris 3 learner drivers 3 Driving test 3 Be Phone Smart 3 winter 3 Pump price 3 Bank holiday 3 illegal driving behaviours 3 Accidents 3 hmrc 3 Fraud 3 Lyon 3 Tax 3 Defra 3 Parking charges 3 wholesale prices 3 Scotland 3 Airports 3 VED 3 Pollution 3 Whiplash claims 3 RAC Truck Rescue 3 Operation Stack 3 FOI 3 Department for Transport 3 jobs 3 motorway 3 Penalty points 3 Brexit 3 Grenoble 3 Mayor of London 3 discount rate 3 Speeding 3 Autonomous vehicles 3 Cyclists 3 DVSA 3 Car crime 2 NHS 2 motoring taxation 2 Lorries 2 Department for Transport DfT 2 pavement parking 2 Speed cameras 2 Electric cars 2 local authorities 2 vehicle inspection 2 Drink driving 2 RAC Rally of the Tests 2 patrols 2 Ultra Low Emission Zone 2 Matt Dallaway 2 vacancies 2 RAC Travel Insurance 2 Return to work 2 police 2 Car dealers 2 Budget 2017 2 Hospital parking 2 forecourts 2 uninsured drivers 2 road traffic accidents 2 ABI 2 Garages 2 pedestrians 2 Sleep apnoea 2 signs 2 Law 2 May Day 2 compensation 2 High winds 2 road maintenance 2 United States 2 Fleet management 2 Fixed penalty notices 2 Easter 2 Europe 2 LGA 2 Rod Dennis 2 Infrastructure 2 Travel insurance 2 New technology 2 electric vehicle EV 2 black friday 2 Asda 2 Insurance premiums 2 EU referendum 2 Sentencing 2 Private parking 2 Election 2017 2 Fuel price cuts 2 RAC Car Passport 2 Motorsport 2 dangerous driving 2 Road pricing 2 Cycling 2 roadside technicians 2 car buying 2 RAC jobs 2 record road trip 2015 2 air pollution 2 drop-off parking 2 Driving in Europe 2 CAVs 2 Getaways 2 forecourt prices 2 roads 2 Car colours 2 NOX 2 Crime 2 environment 2 VAT 2 RAC Report on Motoring 2 driving 2 major roads 2 Kent 2 recruitment 2 T-charge 2 RAC Approved Garages 2 airport parking 2 roads policing officers 2 connected car 2 Transport Committee 2 Cost of motoring 2 winter ready 2 driver behaviour 1 addison lee 1 rac fuel patrol 1 rac patrol of the year 1 consumer rights act 1 right to reject 1 Bus lanes 1 RAC Shop 1 rac accident management 1 national windscreens 1 nick williams 1 RAC Breakdown 1 diesel particulate filter 1 autumn driving 1 winds 1 older drivers 1 storm abigail 1 traffic speeds 1 richard fuller 1 keychoice 1 hadecs3 1 RAC Garage Compare 1 ford uk 1 80mph 1 company cars 1 untaxed vehicles 1 truck rescue 1 storm desmond 1 car technology 1 all-lane running 1 storm frank 1 flat battery 1 motoring advice 1 commodity markets 1 National Infrastructure Commission 1 RAC MyDrive 1 graduated driving license 1 running costs 1 traffic lights 1 traffic flow 1 go ultra low 1 green vehicles 1 thames crossing 1 dartford crossing 1 npcc 1 lord brooke 1 storm gertrude 1 Islington Council 1 cycle safety 1 ULEV 1 diesel prices 1 MyLicence 1 driver impairment 1 driver error 1 virginia tech transportation institute 1 Holyrood 1 Nebula Systems 1 diesel vehicles 1 kinross 1 driverless lorries 1 driver distraction 1 RPZs 1 residential parking 1 residents' parking 1 Telematics App 1 ULEVs 1 Ultra low emission vehicles 1 road signs 1 Illegal phone use 1 Commercial Vehicle Show 1 Select Committee 1 Phil Barnes 1 Motoring services strategy 1 Motorway driving 1 RAC Motoring Services 1 European Breakdown Cover 1 Traffic levels 1 Fuel shortage 1 ULEZ Ultra Low Emission Zone 1 Ultra Low Emission Zone ULEZ 1 City and Guilds Motor Vehicle Maintenance 1 Patrol Ambassador 1 EVRESCUE 1 Data check 1 History check 1 Pokemon GO 1 Cabinet reshuffle 1 overheating 1 RAC vehicle check 1 LCVs 1 Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb 1 Audit Scotland 1 Guide Bridge MOT and Service 1 RAC European breakdown 1 European driving 1 MOT Check & Repair 1 RAC Fixed Service Plans 1 connected and autonomous vehicles 1 Car park damage 1 VHD 1 Europ Assistance 1 RAC Approved Dealers 1 Drive safe mode 1 Storm Barbara 1 Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Syndrome 1 patrol recuitment 1 mechanic jobs 1 cost of parking 1 Ultra-low emission 1 Parking surchage 1 Christmas 2017 1 Poor weather 1 Traffic Offence Reports 1 LGO 1 nitrogen dioxide 1 Ogden rate 1 road investment 1 alcohol related accidents 1 Spring Budget 2017 1 Spring Budget 1 penalty charge notice 1 emissions sticker 1 French anti-pollution scheme 1 freezing 1 personal injury pay-outs 1 Street cleanliness 1 Traffic offences 1 RAC Roadside Assistance 1 NO2 1 Diesel tax 1 Rocket and feather pricing 1 Emergency refuge areas 1 MECH5 1 National Clean Air Day 1 Road charging 1 surge pricing 1 Transport Investment Strategy 1 Major Road Network 1 emergency refuge area 1 live lane running 1 dynamic hard shoulder 1 hardshoulder 1 Long-stay parking 1 European breakdown 1 Stopping distances 1 National Travel Survey 1 condition of roads 1 road surface quality 1 Drink drive 1 road casuaties 1 happy customers 1 putting members first 1 lorry platooning 1 convoys 1 autonomour lorries 1 Motor Insurer's Bureau 1 handheld phone at the wheel 1 handheld phone 1 careless driving 1 BePhoneSmart.uk 1 Storm Harvey 1 Gult of Mexico 1 Tesas 1 utility companies 1 no-idling zones 1 school drop-off 1 low emission zones 1 forecourt price 1 personal injuries 1 Storm Aileen 1 FOI request 1 Car thefts 1 RAC Tyres 1 RACFuelWatch 1 pick-up parking 1 speed limit 1 motorway roadworks 1 average speed cameras 1 common sense motoring policy 1 London congestion zone 1 Euro emissions 1 Euro 4 1 vehicle tax 1 Road Safety Foundation 1 Ageas 1 Freedom of Information reqeust 1 motorway accidents 1 breakdown operators 1 motorway hardshoulder 1 new car sales 1 RAC Rescue 1 Christmas traffic 1 Christmas getaway 1 Frantic Friday 1 hopitals 1 hospital car parking 1 handheld phones 1 non-start 1 Storm Eleanor 1 MOT test centre 1 high mileage 1 roadworthy 1 roadworthiness 1 road damage 1 graduated driving licence 1 probationary licence 1 forecourt 1 RAC FuelWatch 1 joyriding 1 underage drivers 1 disqualified drivers 1 lane rental 1 Storm Emma 1 treacherous Thursday 1 frozen rain 1 bitterly cold 1 beast from the east 1 forcourt 1 barrel price 1 pothole plague 1 road surface 1 road defects 1 Spring Statement 1 road standard 1 ALARM report 1 Easter 2018 1 bus lane fines 1 Key Replace 1 One Task 1 patrol jobs 1 vehicle technicians 1 DagenhamChigwell 1 Chigwell 1 RAC Connected 1 M20 1 holiday traffic 1 cross-channel disruption 1 remote parking 1 motorway assist 1 parallel parking 1 Roads For The Future 1 supermarket fuel 1 Greener Journeys 1 Sotich Transport Bill 1 Innovation 1 events 1 Microsoft 1 Spain 1 economy 1 Germany 1 gender 1 leasing 1 Iran 1 NICE 1 heritage 1 smartphone 1 policy 1 VW 1 travel 1 health 1 ALARM 1 whiplash 1 SOS 1 Fog 1 Vandalism 1 European Union 1 vehicle safety 1 Battery 1 hospitals 1 Scrappage scheme 1 holiday 1 crash 1 Product launch 1 Houston 1 careers 1 alcohol 1 utilities 1 Advice 1 smartphones 1 smart phones 1 Show all tags

Tag / Report on Motoring

RAC reacts to Inrix report showing how long drivers spend stuck in traffic

RAC reacts to Inrix report showing how long drivers spend stuck in traffic

News   •   Feb 06, 2018 00:01 GMT

The RAC's Rod Dennis comments on the report out today

Motorists complain of worsening traffic on UK’s major roads

Motorists complain of worsening traffic on UK’s major roads

Press Releases   •   Nov 01, 2017 00:01 GMT

Six in 10 drivers say motorways are more congested than 12 months ago

​Nine million habitual illegal handheld phone drivers refuse to quit

​Nine million habitual illegal handheld phone drivers refuse to quit

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

RAC reacts to LGA warning that heavier vehicles are likely to cause surge in pothole levels

RAC reacts to LGA warning that heavier vehicles are likely to cause surge in pothole levels

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.

RAC supports Bill calling for tax transparency for motorists at the pumps

RAC supports Bill calling for tax transparency for motorists at the pumps

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

Cost and availability of parking is a growing concern for motorists

Cost and availability of parking is a growing concern for motorists

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.

RAC ‘pothole breakdowns’ rise in last quarter of year  for first time since 2013

RAC ‘pothole breakdowns’ rise in last quarter of year for first time since 2013

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.

Your New Year’s resolution: stop using your handheld phone at the wheel

Your New Year’s resolution: stop using your handheld phone at the wheel

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.

RAC comments on draft air quality guidance from NICE

RAC comments on draft air quality guidance from NICE

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

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

RAC calls for swift action to address growing insurance fraud

RAC calls for swift action to address growing insurance fraud

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.

RAC Report on Motoring finds car insurance to be the biggest cost concern for motorists

RAC Report on Motoring finds car insurance to be the biggest cost concern for motorists

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

RAC findings about illegal mobile phone use while driving lead to increased penalties

RAC findings about illegal mobile phone use while driving lead to increased penalties

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.

Snap, chat, text, tweet – anything goes at the wheel as motorists relax attitudes

Snap, chat, text, tweet – anything goes at the wheel as motorists relax attitudes

Press Releases   •   Sep 15, 2016 00:01 BST

One in five think it is acceptable to check social media while sat in stationary traffic

RAC comments on Scottish council's decision to redefine pothole size

RAC comments on Scottish council's decision to redefine pothole size

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

RAC response to 800% increase in arrests for drug driving

RAC response to 800% increase in arrests for drug driving

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. ”

RAC comments on new rules to cut congestion caused by roadworks

RAC comments on new rules to cut congestion caused by roadworks

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

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

More young people admit to drink and drug driving in 2015

More young people admit to drink and drug driving in 2015

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

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

RAC home page