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RAC warns of pump price misery as oil hits $70 a barrel for first time in more than three years

RAC warns of pump price misery as oil hits $70 a barrel for first time in more than three years

Press Releases   •   Jan 10, 2018 14:13 GMT

​The price of a barrel of oil has gone above $70 for the first time in more than three years, potentially spelling misery for motorists at the pump throughout 2018.

Nearly a quarter of a million cars broken into in 2016

Nearly a quarter of a million cars broken into in 2016

Press Releases   •   Jan 10, 2018 00:01 GMT

​Nearly a quarter of a million vehicles were broken into in 2016, with 26 police forces – more than half of all those in England, Scotland and Wales – seeing more thefts from cars than the previous year, according to data seen by ​RAC Insurance

More pump price rises take petrol to highest in three years

More pump price rises take petrol to highest in three years

Press Releases   •   Jan 04, 2018 00:01 GMT

​Motorists begin 2018 paying the highest price for petrol since the end of 2014, RAC Fuel Watch data reveals

Negative headlines about ‘dirty diesel’ pushing fleets to switch

Negative headlines about ‘dirty diesel’ pushing fleets to switch

Press Releases   •   Jan 02, 2018 15:00 GMT

A survey of 1,000 UK firms carried out by RAC Business found 62% of large businesses with between 250 and 499 staff are considering phasing out their diesel vehicles, compared to just 33% among small firms with less than 10 employees. And, nearly half (47%) of businesses of any size say they are thinking about moving away from diesel.

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RAC comments on decision to stick with first MOT at three years

RAC comments on decision to stick with first MOT at three years

News   •   Jan 18, 2018 13:19 GMT

The Government has decided that the first MoT test on cars and motorcycles won't be extended to four years due to safety concerns

RAC reacts to speed limit reductions in France

RAC reacts to speed limit reductions in France

News   •   Jan 10, 2018 16:47 GMT

The speed limit on some French roads is to be cut in a bid to curb accidents

Storm Eleanor threatens treacherous driving conditions to Scotland and north England

Storm Eleanor threatens treacherous driving conditions to Scotland and north England

News   •   Jan 02, 2018 14:37 GMT

RAC issues advice on driving in high winds and heavy rain as the fifth-named storm of the season batters Scotland, Northern Ireland and the north east and west of England this evening and overnight.

RAC issues warning to drivers in northern England as fresh snowfall is forecast

RAC issues warning to drivers in northern England as fresh snowfall is forecast

News   •   Dec 28, 2017 16:15 GMT

The RAC's Rod Dennis provides advice to drivers likely to be affected by tomorrow's new snowfall

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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

Nationwide

The Business Show

The Business Show

Events   •   Sep 17, 2015 13:10 BST

The Business Show is a free business exhibition which offers a wealth of opportunity, advice and information crucial for ongoing business growth within a challenging economy. Visitors to the RAC Business stand will be able to find out more about how we are supporting businesses like theirs every day.and ask our team of experts about how they can benefit from our range of products and services.

Dec 03 - Dec 04

Olympia, London

Van Fleet World Live 2015

Van Fleet World Live 2015

Events   •   Sep 17, 2015 12:47 BST

Visitors to the RAC Business stand will be able to find out more about how we are supporting businesses like theirs every day, and ask our team of experts about how they can benefit from our range of products and services. This prestigious and exciting new venue offers excellent facilities and can be easily reached by both public and private transport from all over the country.

Oct 23 00:00 BST

Arena MK, Milton Keynes

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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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  • Public affairs manager
  • Spokesman on roads policy
  • nlyes@rac.co.uk
  • 07875 423 875