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Autumn Statement reaction: Roads investment and potholes

Autumn Statement reaction: Roads investment and potholes

News   •   Nov 25, 2015 14:19 GMT

David Bizley, RAC chief engineer, responds to the Chancellor's Autumn Statement announcements on roads investment and potholes

RAC issues pleas to Chancellor ahead of Spending Review and Autumn Statement

RAC issues pleas to Chancellor ahead of Spending Review and Autumn Statement

News   •   Nov 24, 2015 10:45 GMT

RAC calls upon the Chancellor to listen to motorists ahead of his Autumn Statement.

RAC reacts to Environmental Audit Committee response to Defra air quality consultation

RAC reacts to Environmental Audit Committee response to Defra air quality consultation

News   •   Nov 20, 2015 15:30 GMT

The RAC's Chief Engineer, David Bizley, responds to the EAC's views on Defra's air quality consultation

RAC issues driving advice as Arctic blast set to arrive

RAC issues driving advice as Arctic blast set to arrive

News   •   Nov 19, 2015 17:14 GMT

While we’ve enjoyed an unusually mild autumn so far, this weekend is about to see us snap back to something much more seasonal.

RAC response to the Government’s decision to paint all motorway speed cameras yellow

RAC response to the Government’s decision to paint all motorway speed cameras yellow

News   •   Nov 14, 2015 00:02 GMT

The RAC's Pete Williams responds to an announcement by the Government that all motorway speed cameras are to be painted yellow by October 2016

UPDATED: RAC issues advice on driving in high winds as Storm Abigail moves in

UPDATED: RAC issues advice on driving in high winds as Storm Abigail moves in

News   •   Nov 12, 2015 17:09 GMT

The RAC's Simon Williams provides advice to UK motorists on how to cope safely driving in high winds, with Storm Abigail expected to affect north western parts of the UK from Thursday 12 November

RAC comments on morning commute average speed data from Department for Transport

RAC comments on morning commute average speed data from Department for Transport

News   •   Nov 12, 2015 11:43 GMT

RAC responds to new Department for Transport figures that show the average speed on local ‘A’ roads in England during the weekday morning peak in the year ending September 2015 was 23.6 mph. Since March 2012, annual average speeds have generally decreased.

RAC comments on traffic estimates exceeding pre-recession peak

RAC comments on traffic estimates exceeding pre-recession peak

News   •   Nov 12, 2015 11:00 GMT

RAC responds to new Department for Transport statistics that show motor vehicle traffic has increased, for the tenth quarter in succession. The provisional figure of 316.1 billion vehicle miles is the highest rolling annual total ever and 0.6% higher than the pre-recessional peak in the year ending September 2007.

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.

RAC reacts to announcement on motorway fuel price sign trial

RAC reacts to announcement on motorway fuel price sign trial

News   •   Nov 02, 2015 16:30 GMT

The RAC responds to news that Highways England will be trialling new pump price signage on the M5 from Spring 2016

RAC reacts to latest supermarket fuel price drop

RAC reacts to latest supermarket fuel price drop

News   •   Oct 20, 2015 17:45 BST

Motoring organisation would like retailers to make bigger cuts

RAC: Pressure on stronger laboratory emissions test to be fit-for-purpose now immense

RAC: Pressure on stronger laboratory emissions test to be fit-for-purpose now immense

News   •   Oct 12, 2015 18:27 BST

The RAC's Chief Engineer comments on the new laboratory emissions test planned for 2017, following this afternoon's Transport Select Committee hearing

RAC comments on plans for real-time motorway fuel price signage

RAC comments on plans for real-time motorway fuel price signage

News   •   Sep 30, 2015 09:30 BST

The RAC responds to Government plans for a trial of live fuel price signs close to motorway service areas

​RAC says main emissions lab test needs to be supported by road ‘conformity’ test

​RAC says main emissions lab test needs to be supported by road ‘conformity’ test

News   •   Sep 28, 2015 16:24 BST

RAC chief engineer David Bizley says new worldwide laboratory emissions test – due to be implemented in Europe in 2017 – should be supported by road ‘conformity’ test to make sure production vehicles meet standards.

RAC responds to Government plans for emissions testing investigation

RAC responds to Government plans for emissions testing investigation

News   •   Sep 24, 2015 17:54 BST

The RAC's Chief Engineer responds to news that the UK Government will be launching an investigation into vehicle emissions testing

RAC reacts to latest supermarket petrol price drop

RAC reacts to latest supermarket petrol price drop

News   •   Sep 23, 2015 10:45 BST

This is yet more good news for petrol car drivers

RAC reacts to Volkswagen emissions testing practices

RAC reacts to Volkswagen emissions testing practices

News   •   Sep 22, 2015 17:02 BST

Drivers of diesel vehicles who are already under pressure will be feeling increasingly frustrated

RAC comments on move to put an end to mile-after-mile of motorway roadworks

RAC comments on move to put an end to mile-after-mile of motorway roadworks

News   •   Sep 22, 2015 14:45 BST

The RAC's chief engineer comments on plans to limit the length of roadworks on motorways and A-roads in England.

RAC reacts to Government's air quality consultation

RAC reacts to Government's air quality consultation

News   •   Sep 17, 2015 10:56 BST

On 12 September, Defra published a consultation on air quality to seek views from local and transport authorities, businesses and members of the public on what local action can be taken to improve air quality.

RAC reacts to latest supermarket fuel price drop

RAC reacts to latest supermarket fuel price drop

News   •   Aug 27, 2015 10:01 BST

The decision by Morrisons, Tesco and Sainsbury's to cut petrol by 2p a litre and diesel by a penny will be warmly received by drivers planning on filling-up ahead of the busy Bank Holiday getaway.