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14m drivers have firm plans for making the most of the bank holiday

14m drivers have firm plans for making the most of the bank holiday

Press Releases   •   May 24, 2018 00:01 BST

The Friday before the bank holiday is likely to be busiest, the RAC says, as leisure and commuter traffic mix

Fuel prices reach three-and-a-half-year high and worst still to come

Fuel prices reach three-and-a-half-year high and worst still to come

Press Releases   •   May 18, 2018 12:34 BST

More fuel price rises could be on the horizon as the barrel price could rise to $100 again – a price last seen in August 2014.

Motorists confused about new MOT rules coming into force on Sunday

Motorists confused about new MOT rules coming into force on Sunday

Press Releases   •   May 17, 2018 00:01 BST

Changes being made to the MOT test which come into force this Sunday (20 May) are already causing confusion among motorists, new research from the RAC has found

RAC brings state-of-the-art ‘connected’ breakdown technology to telematics insurance customers

RAC brings state-of-the-art ‘connected’ breakdown technology to telematics insurance customers

Press Releases   •   May 09, 2018 16:55 BST

​Every driver taking out RAC Black Box Car Insurance who opts for complimentary RAC breakdown or already has existing RAC roadside assistance cover is now automatically being given access to the RAC’s new state-of-the art ‘connected’ breakdown service.

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RAC comments on AECOM's 'smart traffic light' concept

RAC comments on AECOM's 'smart traffic light' concept

News   •   May 23, 2018 15:02 BST

The RAC's Rod Dennis reacts to a new technology that has today been shortlisted as part of the 'Roads ForThe Future' competition

RAC comment on remote parking

RAC comment on remote parking

News   •   May 18, 2018 11:36 BST

The Department for Transport announced updates to the Highway Code which will enable drivers to use advanced driver assistance systems like remote parking and motorway assist.

RAC comment on new Operation Stack

RAC comment on new Operation Stack

News   •   May 18, 2018 11:00 BST

Roads Minister Jesse Norman has announced new plans to improve overnight lorry parking and to ease traffic in the event of cross-Channel disruption.

Petrol and diesel prices set to rise after US abandons Iran nuclear deal

Petrol and diesel prices set to rise after US abandons Iran nuclear deal

News   •   May 10, 2018 12:54 BST

RAC Fuel Watch data indicates fuel prices are set to rise by at least 2p over the next fortnight

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What makes up the price of a litre of petrol? Interactive chart from the RAC

Blog posts   •   Apr 04, 2016 12:00 BST

Updated daily with the latest data, this interactive chart from RAC Fuel Watch shows the proportion of the price of a litre of unleaded petrol that is tax.

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What makes up the price of a litre of diesel? Interactive chart from the RAC

Blog posts   •   Apr 04, 2016 12:00 BST

Updated daily with the latest data, this interactive chart from RAC Fuel Watch shows the proportion of the price of a litre of diesel that is tax.

Positioning statement: 20mph speed limits

Positioning statement: 20mph speed limits

Blog posts   •   Apr 01, 2016 09:00 BST

The RAC's positioning statement on the subject of 20mph speed limits

What Budget 2016 means for motorists

What Budget 2016 means for motorists

Blog posts   •   Mar 16, 2016 15:31 GMT

The RAC summarises the main announcements made by the Chancellor in this year's Budget, including those that will specifically impact on motorists.

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RAC Rally of the Tests

RAC Rally of the Tests

Events   •   Aug 01, 2016 16:58 BST

- The RAC building on Great Park Road is to play host to 100 classic cars as one of the most iconic and famous rallies in the world, The RAC Rally of the Tests, comes to Bristol - Spectators are welcome to come along free of charge from 8am to 10.30am - The first competitors, including legendary rally driver Paddy Hopkirk, will arrive at the RAC in Great Park Road just after 8am

Nov 03 - Nov 06

Bournemouth - Bristol - Stoke - Chester

National Pothole Day

National Pothole Day

Events   •   Jan 05, 2016 15:50 GMT

Jan 15 00:00 GMT

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The RAC patrol van struck by a car on the westbound hard shoulder on the M4 near Swindon at 8.00pm on Thursday 23 November.

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Reports of vehicle vandalism in 2016

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Percentage change in reported vehicle vandalism between 2013 and 2016

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New ERA Automotive logo released as part of joint announcement

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RAC comment on petrol price cut by the supermarkets

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What can drivers do to reduce to chances of being a victim of car theft?

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The RAC's insurance spokesman gives some tips to motorists on keeping their vehicle secure

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Parking concerns - RAC Report on Motoring

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There is growing concern among motorists about both the cost and availability of parking in the UK, according to the latest RAC Report on...

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On the road with RAC Patrol Ben Wilson

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Find out what life is like every day for our patrols, as we ride along with Patrol Ben Wilson on a typical day as a motorists' champion.

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Full FOI response from councils outside London - bus lane PCNs
Full FOI response from councils in London - bus lane PCNs
RAC Guide to the Great British Pothole and Other Road Surface Defects

Potholes are a menace to all road users. They create a totally unnecessary road safety danger and cost motorists thousands in expensive repairs. This guide makes a tongue-in-cheek but serious point to the Government: give local authorities enough money to bring all the UK’s roads up to a fit-for-purpose standard. 5p a litre from existing fuel duty revenue over 5 years would raise £12bn.

RAC response to the CCAV consultation on remote control parking and motorway assist

The RAC response to the CCAV consultation, submitted in January 2018

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