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RAC comments on decision to stick with first MOT at three years

RAC comments on decision to stick with first MOT at three years

News   •   Jan 18, 2018 13:19 GMT

The Government has decided that the first MoT test on cars and motorcycles won't be extended to four years due to safety concerns

RAC reacts to speed limit reductions in France

RAC reacts to speed limit reductions in France

News   •   Jan 10, 2018 16:47 GMT

The speed limit on some French roads is to be cut in a bid to curb accidents

Storm Eleanor threatens treacherous driving conditions to Scotland and north England

Storm Eleanor threatens treacherous driving conditions to Scotland and north England

News   •   Jan 02, 2018 14:37 GMT

RAC issues advice on driving in high winds and heavy rain as the fifth-named storm of the season batters Scotland, Northern Ireland and the north east and west of England this evening and overnight.

RAC issues warning to drivers in northern England as fresh snowfall is forecast

RAC issues warning to drivers in northern England as fresh snowfall is forecast

News   •   Dec 28, 2017 16:15 GMT

The RAC's Rod Dennis provides advice to drivers likely to be affected by tomorrow's new snowfall

RAC comments - 6,000 drivers caught at least twice for driving distracted using a handheld phone

RAC comments - 6,000 drivers caught at least twice for driving distracted using a handheld phone

News   •   Dec 28, 2017 13:03 GMT

More than 6,000 motorists have been caught at least twice for driving while distracted, including using a mobile phone, in the past four years. Figures released by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency in response to a Freedom of Information request by the Press Association highlight the problem of repeat offenders.

RAC warns of more snow and ice and a growing risk of potholes

RAC warns of more snow and ice and a growing risk of potholes

News   •   Dec 27, 2017 14:43 GMT

The RAC expects to attend over 9,000 motorists today as the winter weather bites and hundreds of new potholes are appearing across the UK

RAC comments on record revenue NHS trusts gain from parking charges

RAC comments on record revenue NHS trusts gain from parking charges

News   •   Dec 27, 2017 14:05 GMT

NHS trusts have clocked up £174m from car park charges a new investigation has revealed.

RAC reacts to reports on 20mph zones in Bath and North East Somerset

RAC reacts to reports on 20mph zones in Bath and North East Somerset

News   •   Dec 19, 2017 14:17 GMT

The RAC's road safety spokesman responds to reports on 20mph zones within B&NES

RAC has busiest day for breakdowns in seven years as cold snap continues

RAC has busiest day for breakdowns in seven years as cold snap continues

News   •   Dec 12, 2017 13:07 GMT

The RAC's director of roadside operations updates on the work of RAC patrols over the last two days, and gives advice for the next 24 hours

RAC comments on new car sales figures out this morning

RAC comments on new car sales figures out this morning

News   •   Dec 05, 2017 10:56 GMT

Rod Dennis for RACCars.co.uk reacts to figures that show sales of new diesel cars are in decline

RAC comments on Highways England's Christmas roadworks announcement

RAC comments on Highways England's Christmas roadworks announcement

News   •   Dec 04, 2017 13:26 GMT

RAC spokesman Rod Dennis reacts to news that nearly 99% of England's major roads will be free of roadworks in time for Christmas

RAC response to new practical driving test

RAC response to new practical driving test

News   •   Dec 04, 2017 10:30 GMT

The RAC responds to the new practical driving test proposals which go live today

RAC on Budget 2017: "Current beleaguered owners of diesel cars can breathe a sigh of relief"

RAC on Budget 2017: "Current beleaguered owners of diesel cars can breathe a sigh of relief"

News   •   Nov 22, 2017 14:32 GMT

The RAC's Peter Williams reacts to today's Budget announcements - which included the Chancellor ruling out taxes on existing diesel drivers

RAC comments on launch of the Road Crash Index

RAC comments on launch of the Road Crash Index

News   •   Nov 21, 2017 10:41 GMT

The RAC's Pete Williams comments on the launch of the Index

RAC comments on Islington Council's plans to charge drivers who park diesel vehicles

RAC comments on Islington Council's plans to charge drivers who park diesel vehicles

News   •   Nov 17, 2017 14:46 GMT

The RAC's Nicholas Lyes reacts to the latest move by Islington Council to discourage diesel vehicle use

RAC reacts to rise in number of untaxed vehicles on UK roads - plus loss in tax revenue

RAC reacts to rise in number of untaxed vehicles on UK roads - plus loss in tax revenue

News   •   Nov 16, 2017 11:13 GMT

The RAC's Nicholas Lyes reacts to new government data out today that shows the Treasury is missing out on tax revenue of up to £107m a year due to a rise in untaxed vehicles

RAC comments on the Government's plan to target new diesel car sales

RAC comments on the Government's plan to target new diesel car sales

News   •   Nov 09, 2017 23:12 GMT

The Government is proposing a tax or surcharge on sales of new diesel vehicles

RAC comments on the Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill

RAC comments on the Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill

News   •   Oct 24, 2017 12:20 BST

The RAC comments following publication and the 2nd reading of the Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill

RAC comment on the introduction of the London T-Charge

RAC comment on the introduction of the London T-Charge

News   •   Oct 23, 2017 10:18 BST

The T-charge has been swiftly implemented in London and will affect drivers of all Pre-Euro 4 vehicles

RAC comments on plans to increase the speed limit through motorway roadworks

RAC comments on plans to increase the speed limit through motorway roadworks

News   •   Oct 21, 2017 18:22 BST

Highways England have revealed that the speed limit will be raised to 60mph where safe on motorway roadworks to improve traffic flow