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RAC comments on proposal to get experts to set rate used to calculate personal injury payouts

RAC comments on proposal to get experts to set rate used to calculate personal injury payouts

News   •   Mar 30, 2017 13:07 BST

Experts may be called in to set the discount rate used to work out personal injury payouts after a backlash brought about by increasing insurance costs for motorists and a near-£6bn bill in the running of the NHS.

RAC comments on reports that foreign drivers may be charged to use roads in Germany

RAC comments on reports that foreign drivers may be charged to use roads in Germany

News   •   Mar 29, 2017 16:29 BST

The RAC reacts to news that the German Bundestag has approved a plan that would see drivers of foreign registered vehicles be charged to use the domestic road network

RAC reacts to latest supermarket fuel price cuts

RAC reacts to latest supermarket fuel price cuts

News   •   Mar 24, 2017 15:01 GMT

The RAC's fuel spokesman reacts to news today that retailers are to cut fuel prices for the second time this month

RAC reacts to supermarket fuel price cut

RAC reacts to supermarket fuel price cut

News   •   Mar 13, 2017 15:04 GMT

The RAC's fuel spokesman reacts to news today that supermarkets are to cut the price of fuel at the pumps

RAC reacts to pinchpoint funding plans for England's major roads

RAC reacts to pinchpoint funding plans for England's major roads

News   •   Mar 10, 2017 12:37 GMT

The RAC's Nick Lyes provides reaction to today's announcement

Chancellor fires warning shot at diesel drivers - RAC statement following Spring Budget 2017

Chancellor fires warning shot at diesel drivers - RAC statement following Spring Budget 2017

News   •   Mar 08, 2017 14:07 GMT

The RAC reacts to announcements by the Chancellor at this year's Spring Budget

RAC comment on call to lower drink drive limit to cut accidents

RAC comment on call to lower drink drive limit to cut accidents

News   •   Mar 04, 2017 00:15 GMT

​ RAC comments on the LGA call for lower drink drive limit of 50mg highlighting the 11% increase in serious accidents between 2014 and 2015

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 reacts to personal injury compensation Discount Rate change

RAC reacts to personal injury compensation Discount Rate change

News   •   Feb 27, 2017 11:57 GMT

The Government has cut the 'Ogden' Discount Rate from 2.5% to -0.75% meaning compensation pay-outs in life-changing personal injury cases are expected to rise sharply. The measure, announced by Lord Chancellor Liz Truss on Monday to the London Stock Exchange, will affect financial awards given to victims of medical negligence, car crashes and other incidents.

RAC issues driving advice ahead of arrival of Storm Doris

RAC issues driving advice ahead of arrival of Storm Doris

News   •   Feb 21, 2017 14:40 GMT

Drivers need be wary of feisty Storm Doris which will bring high winds, heavy rainfall and potentially dangerous driving conditions.

RAC reacts to London Mayor Sadiq Khan's announcement that the capital's T-charge will start in October

RAC reacts to London Mayor Sadiq Khan's announcement that the capital's T-charge will start in October

News   •   Feb 21, 2017 12:05 GMT

We welcome the introduction of the T-charge to clean up London's air pollution. However, we are concerned that it coming into force in October doesn't give owners of vehicles affected by the charge much time to acquire newer ones.

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 comments on pump prices being at two year high

RAC comments on pump prices being at two year high

News   •   Feb 15, 2017 16:01 GMT

UK motorists facing increasing fuel prices as the pound remains weak against the dollar and OPEC oil production cuts hold

RAC comments on data indicating 2016 traffic levels were at an all-time high

RAC comments on data indicating 2016 traffic levels were at an all-time high

News   •   Feb 09, 2017 11:15 GMT

The RAC's Nick Lyes reacts to new estimates released today by the Department from Transport

RAC comments on Local Government Ombudsman report on parking fines

RAC comments on Local Government Ombudsman report on parking fines

News   •   Feb 06, 2017 15:16 GMT

The RAC's Nick Lyes reacts to a new report from the LGO

Majority of drivers caught using a mobile phone illegally given educational courses

Majority of drivers caught using a mobile phone illegally given educational courses

News   •   Feb 03, 2017 12:53 GMT

New data shows educational courses are a popular option for motorists, but the Government has said they will not be an option from 1 March 2017

RAC Insurance comments on ABI data showing motor premiums are at a high

RAC Insurance comments on ABI data showing motor premiums are at a high

News   •   Feb 03, 2017 00:01 GMT

The Association of British Insurers (ABI) Motor Premium Tracker, which has been running since 2012, shows premiums are now the highest they have seen. The previous peak was in the second quarter of 2012 when the average was £443. The average price paid in the fourth quarter of 2016 for private comprehensive cover was £462.

RAC reacts to 'truly shocking' new road casualty statistics

RAC reacts to 'truly shocking' new road casualty statistics

News   •   Feb 02, 2017 12:22 GMT

The RAC's Pete Williams comments on new figures released today indicating a sharp rise in the number of young people killed or seriously injured on our roads

RAC comments on drink-drive road casualty estimates for 2015

RAC comments on drink-drive road casualty estimates for 2015

News   •   Feb 02, 2017 10:39 GMT

Government estimates for drink-drive KSI road casualties in 2015 show statistically significant rise on 2014 figures

RAC issues advice to motorists ahead of high winds due Friday

RAC issues advice to motorists ahead of high winds due Friday

News   •   Feb 01, 2017 17:15 GMT

With a Met Office weather warning for high winds, the RAC issues fresh guidance to drivers