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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

RAC comments on Westminster diesel car parking surcharge

RAC comments on Westminster diesel car parking surcharge

News   •   Jan 30, 2017 15:04 GMT

RAC responds to Westminster plan to trial 50% higher parking charges for diesel vehicles

UPDATE: Advice to motorists driving in France as Crit'Air vignette system comes in

UPDATE: Advice to motorists driving in France as Crit'Air vignette system comes in

News   •   Jan 25, 2017 13:02 GMT

The RAC provides motorists with updated information on how the French authorities are enforcing use of the new Crit'Air vignettes

RAC reacts to Government's proposal to allow new vehicles to undergo an MOT after four years, not three

RAC reacts to Government's proposal to allow new vehicles to undergo an MOT after four years, not three

News   •   Jan 24, 2017 13:06 GMT

The Government has proposed new cars and motorcycles could be allowed to stay on Britain's roads for four years without an MOT.

RAC comments on new speeding sentencing guidelines announced today

RAC comments on new speeding sentencing guidelines announced today

News   •   Jan 24, 2017 09:01 GMT

The RAC reacts to new guidelines for magistrates unveiled today

RAC warns drivers ahead of snow due this week

RAC warns drivers ahead of snow due this week

News   •   Jan 09, 2017 15:37 GMT

The RAC provides advice to drivers following weather warning from the Met Office for snow and wind

RAC responds to LGA potholes warning: long-term approach needed to tackle the crisis

RAC responds to LGA potholes warning: long-term approach needed to tackle the crisis

News   •   Jan 07, 2017 00:01 GMT

The RAC comments on a new analysis by the Local Government Association on the scale of the UK's pothole problem

RAC comments on Government's driverless cars report

RAC comments on Government's driverless cars report

News   •   Jan 06, 2017 17:10 GMT

The RAC's Rod Dennis provides the RAC's reaction to a new report outlining potential benefits of autonomous vehicles

RAC welcomes proposal to allow learner drivers to have motorway lessons

RAC welcomes proposal to allow learner drivers to have motorway lessons

News   •   Dec 30, 2016 11:24 GMT

The Government has announced plans to let competent learners drive on the motorway under supervision of an instructor

RAC advises motorists facing foggy conditions

RAC advises motorists facing foggy conditions

News   •   Dec 28, 2016 12:53 GMT

The RAC provides advice to motorists following a new weather warning from the Met Office for dense fog

RAC warns motorists of possible disruption to journeys due to Storm Barbara

RAC warns motorists of possible disruption to journeys due to Storm Barbara

News   •   Dec 21, 2016 11:51 GMT

The RAC's Traffic Watch spokesman warns motorists to check before their travel with the arrival of Storm Barbara

RAC comments on calls for a 'drive safe' mode on mobile phones

RAC comments on calls for a 'drive safe' mode on mobile phones

News   •   Dec 19, 2016 15:57 GMT

The RAC's road safety spokesman reacts to reports that the Government is to discuss the problem of illegal phone use while driving with mobile phone companies

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

RAC comments on impact on fuel prices following OPEC deal

RAC comments on impact on fuel prices following OPEC deal

News   •   Nov 30, 2016 17:44 GMT

​RAC comments on impact on fuel prices following today’s OPEC announcement, as future looks less certain

Autumn Statement reaction: Insurance Premium Tax the stealth tax of our time

Autumn Statement reaction: Insurance Premium Tax the stealth tax of our time

News   •   Nov 23, 2016 13:41 GMT

After a recent double rise in Insurance Premium Tax, this further increase is a slap in the face for motorists

Autumn Statement reaction: Fuel duty freeze

Autumn Statement reaction: Fuel duty freeze

News   •   Nov 23, 2016 13:35 GMT

RAC reacts to Chancellor’s decision to continue the freeze on fuel duty in his first Autumn Statement today