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Drivers lack official source of vital emissions standards information

Drivers lack official source of vital emissions standards information

Press Releases   •   Nov 10, 2017 00:01 GMT

Millions of drivers have no easy way of finding out if they will be impacted by future efforts to tackle poor air quality in towns and cities, the RAC has found

Petrol price falls in October but price rises look imminent

Petrol price falls in October but price rises look imminent

Press Releases   •   Nov 03, 2017 00:01 GMT

New RAC Fuel Watch data points to rising prices at the forecourt

Motorists complain of worsening traffic on UK’s major roads

Motorists complain of worsening traffic on UK’s major roads

Press Releases   •   Nov 01, 2017 00:01 GMT

Six in 10 drivers say motorways are more congested than 12 months ago

Drop-off and pick-up charges at UK airports continue to soar

Drop-off and pick-up charges at UK airports continue to soar

Press Releases   •   Oct 21, 2017 00:01 BST

New research from the RAC reveals the sky-high cost of short stay drop-off and pick-up parking at the UK's top 20 airports

RAC, Europ Assistance, Falck, and VHD announce the creation of ERA Automotive

RAC, Europ Assistance, Falck, and VHD announce the creation of ERA Automotive

Press Releases   •   Oct 10, 2017 09:16 BST

A new alliance created to enhance global coverage, unrivalled levels of technical expertise and customer experience in road services, has been formed by bringing together the major European road services assistance providers - RAC, Europ Assistance, Falck and VHD.

Motorists call for a drop in the drink-drive limit as law turns 50

Motorists call for a drop in the drink-drive limit as law turns 50

Press Releases   •   Oct 08, 2017 00:01 BST

Six in 10 (59%) drivers support a reduction in the drink-drive limit in England and Wales.

RAC Patrol of the Year rises to the MPG challenge

RAC Patrol of the Year rises to the MPG challenge

Press Releases   •   Oct 06, 2017 12:30 BST

RAC Patrol Ambassador, Chris Burgess, says he is pleased with the results of his first MPG Marathon, as he succeeded in beating the official figures for his VW Transporter T6 - while it was fully loaded.

Fuel prices rise for the third consecutive month but RAC expects a cut
RAC Patrol of the Year joins MPG Marathon line-up

RAC Patrol of the Year joins MPG Marathon line-up

Press Releases   •   Oct 02, 2017 00:01 BST

RAC Patrol of the Year, Chris Burgess, will be joining the line-up of competitors for this year’s MPG Marathon, and says he’s looking forward to putting his new VW Transporter T6 through its paces.

IAM RoadSmart, the RAC and partners urge drivers to insist on Autonomous Emergency Braking

IAM RoadSmart, the RAC and partners urge drivers to insist on Autonomous Emergency Braking

Press Releases   •   Sep 28, 2017 09:30 BST

The new group urges drivers to insist on Autonomous Emergency Braking for their next new car

RAC launches ‘click and fit’ tyre service

RAC launches ‘click and fit’ tyre service

Press Releases   •   Sep 28, 2017 09:00 BST

The RAC launches its new tyre service

Police data reveals 30% increase in stolen vehicles in three years

Police data reveals 30% increase in stolen vehicles in three years

Press Releases   •   Sep 27, 2017 00:01 BST

New data seen by the RAC highlights a significant rise in vehicle thefts in England and Wales

​Nine million habitual illegal handheld phone drivers refuse to quit

​Nine million habitual illegal handheld phone drivers refuse to quit

Press Releases   •   Sep 21, 2017 00:01 BST

New research from the RAC's Report on Motoring shines a light on some UK drivers' continued addiction to using a handheld phone

RAC Academy salutes first graduates

RAC Academy salutes first graduates

Press Releases   •   Sep 18, 2017 08:00 BST

New patrols coming to the rescue after two year apprenticeship scheme

Motorists demand end to ‘self-policing’ by private parking industry

Motorists demand end to ‘self-policing’ by private parking industry

Press Releases   •   Sep 14, 2017 00:01 BST

Drivers and the RAC back a new MP's bill aimed at reforming the private parking industry

Coalition calls on mobile industry to cut driver distraction caused by phones

Coalition calls on mobile industry to cut driver distraction caused by phones

Press Releases   •   Sep 11, 2017 10:03 BST

Brake, the RAC's Be Phone Smart campaign and a number of other organisations sign a letter calling on mobile phone OS companies to bring in a standard 'drive safe' mode

Average price of fuel goes up by more than 2p a litre in August

Average price of fuel goes up by more than 2p a litre in August

Press Releases   •   Sep 06, 2017 15:03 BST

RAC Fuel Watch report for August shows the price of petrol and diesel increased by more than 2p a litre for second consecutive month. The average price of petrol now stands at 117.51p and diesel at 118.37p. Tropical Storm Harvey responsible for last minute rise in the price of petrol.

Unleaded price set to overtake diesel for the first time in over a year as US demand rockets

Unleaded price set to overtake diesel for the first time in over a year as US demand rockets

Press Releases   •   Sep 01, 2017 10:21 BST

US demand for petrol following Storm Harvey is pushing up wholesale prices of unleaded which will see unleaded increase by up to 4p at UK forecourts.

RAC excels in Which? customer service survey of top UK brands

RAC excels in Which? customer service survey of top UK brands

Press Releases   •   Aug 24, 2017 14:01 BST

The RAC came sixth in the Which? 2017 customer service survey of the UK's top 100 brands gaining five out of five stars in each of the three main categories and a score of 84%. The RAC came top of all breakdown organisations for the quality of its customer service.

RAC teams up with fuelGenie to offer exclusive deal on RAC Business Breakdown cover

RAC teams up with fuelGenie to offer exclusive deal on RAC Business Breakdown cover

Press Releases   •   Aug 23, 2017 11:30 BST

​Supermarket fuel card provider fuelGenie has teamed up with RAC Business, to offer UK firms who are new to the RAC exclusive 15% discount rates on their breakdown cover.