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.
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
News • Mar 10, 2017 12:37 GMT
The RAC's Nick Lyes provides reaction to today's announcement
News • Mar 08, 2017 14:07 GMT
The RAC reacts to announcements by the Chancellor at this year's Spring Budget
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
News • Mar 02, 2017 14:49 GMT
The RAC's Simon Williams reacts
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.
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
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.
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.
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
News • Feb 09, 2017 11:15 GMT
The RAC's Nick Lyes reacts to new estimates released today by the Department from Transport
News • Feb 06, 2017 15:16 GMT
The RAC's Nick Lyes reacts to a new report from the LGO
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
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.
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
News • Feb 02, 2017 10:39 GMT
Government estimates for drink-drive KSI road casualties in 2015 show statistically significant rise on 2014 figures
News • Feb 01, 2017 17:15 GMT
With a Met Office weather warning for high winds, the RAC issues fresh guidance to drivers