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Four in 10 know someone who has driven over the limit

Four in 10 know someone who has driven over the limit

Press Releases   •   Dec 14, 2018 14:34 GMT

The RAC releases new research into how UK drivers react to friends who may be over the drink-drive limit, in support of this Christmas's THINK! campaign

Further fuel price cuts from today - RAC comment

Further fuel price cuts from today - RAC comment

News   •   Dec 07, 2018 11:43 GMT

The RAC's Simon Williams comments on today's announcement from supermarkets that the prices of petrol and diesel will once again be coming down

November sees largest petrol price drop in four years – but retailers still didn’t cut far enough

November sees largest petrol price drop in four years – but retailers still didn’t cut far enough

Press Releases   •   Dec 05, 2018 00:01 GMT

Drivers benefit from the first major price cuts since the summer, but the RAC believes prices should still be coming down

Daytime running lights on newer vehicles causing confusion for other road users

Daytime running lights on newer vehicles causing confusion for other road users

Press Releases   •   Dec 03, 2018 09:28 GMT

​Daytime running lights on vehicles may be causing unintended confusion for other drivers, according to research carried out by the RAC.

Supermarkets to cut fuel prices from today - RAC comment

Supermarkets to cut fuel prices from today - RAC comment

News   •   Nov 30, 2018 11:03 GMT

The RAC's fuel spokesperson Simon Williams reacts to the news this morning that retailers are to cut petrol and diesel prices again, following further reductions in wholesale prices

RAC welcomes supermarket electric vehicle charger roll-out announcement

RAC welcomes supermarket electric vehicle charger roll-out announcement

News   •   Nov 30, 2018 00:01 GMT

The RAC responds to the news that larger Tesco supermarkets will be fitted with electric car charging points over the next three years

Diesel and petrol prices to come down again - RAC reaction

Diesel and petrol prices to come down again - RAC reaction

News   •   Nov 23, 2018 10:11 GMT

The RAC's fuel spokesperson comments on the news that fuel prices are to be cut again

Eight in 10 drivers struggle to get through yellow box junctions without stopping

Eight in 10 drivers struggle to get through yellow box junctions without stopping

Press Releases   •   Nov 22, 2018 00:01 GMT

Research from the RAC highlights drivers' views on yellow box junctions - and their thoughts on further enforcement of them by councils

"An extremely long time coming" - RAC reaction to today's fuel price cuts

"An extremely long time coming" - RAC reaction to today's fuel price cuts

News   •   Nov 15, 2018 10:45 GMT

The RAC's fuel spokesperson comments on the news that the major supermarkets are to cut petrol and diesel prices

Petrol remains overpriced as major retailers refuse to cut

Petrol remains overpriced as major retailers refuse to cut

Press Releases   •   Nov 15, 2018 08:45 GMT

​Despite falling wholesale prices, UK drivers are continuing to suffer from overpriced fuel, the RAC’s fuel experts have warned.

Petrol price cuts announced - RAC reaction

Petrol price cuts announced - RAC reaction

News   •   Nov 06, 2018 10:12 GMT

The RAC's fuel spokesman reacts to news that retailers are finally starting to cut the price of petrol, after weeks of wholesale price falls

Suggestion drivers should pre-pay for fuel - RAC comment

Suggestion drivers should pre-pay for fuel - RAC comment

News   •   Nov 05, 2018 13:52 GMT

The RAC's fuel spokesman reacts to reports on a suggestion drivers should have to pay in advance for petrol and diesel

Motorists lose out as retailers refuse to cut petrol prices in October despite drop in wholesale cost

Motorists lose out as retailers refuse to cut petrol prices in October despite drop in wholesale cost

Press Releases   •   Nov 03, 2018 00:01 GMT

The RAC repeats its urgent call for a petrol price cut of at least 3p per litre, to reflect falling wholesale prices

UK petrol and diesel pump prices over time

Blog posts   •   Nov 01, 2018 00:01 GMT

An interactive chart from RAC Fuel Watch showing average UK fuel prices since 2000

​RAC cements its position as top-five car insurance broker by securing its 500,000th policy this year

​RAC cements its position as top-five car insurance broker by securing its 500,000th policy this year

Press Releases   •   Oct 31, 2018 16:07 GMT

RAC Car Insurance has broken new ground by exceeding 500,000 policies in force (PIF) following growth of more than 11% in the first nine months of the year.

RAC comment on today's Budget and the financial impact for drivers

RAC comment on today's Budget and the financial impact for drivers

News   •   Oct 29, 2018 19:40 GMT

The RAC welcomes the Chancellor's announcement of £30bn for road investment and maintenance and a freeze on fuel duty and no rise on insurance premium tax

RAC welcomes Budget boost for future road investment

RAC welcomes Budget boost for future road investment

News   •   Oct 27, 2018 22:30 BST

The RAC welcomes report that a £30 billion investment package to enhance the country’s transport network will be announced by the Chancellor in Monday’s Budget.

A fifth of motorists suffer nausea or sickness as a driver or passenger

A fifth of motorists suffer nausea or sickness as a driver or passenger

Press Releases   •   Oct 26, 2018 00:01 BST

Car sickness and nausea don’t just affect children, new RAC research has found, with the equivalent of 7.3m people not growing out of it and continuing to suffer as adults.

Where to see the 2018 RAC Rally of the Tests

Where to see the 2018 RAC Rally of the Tests

Press Releases   •   Oct 22, 2018 16:57 BST

Details of this year's RAC Rally of the Tests are released, including viewing points for spectators

Business Committee recommends end of petrol and diesel vehicle sales by 2032 - RAC response

Business Committee recommends end of petrol and diesel vehicle sales by 2032 - RAC response

News   •   Oct 19, 2018 00:01 BST

The RAC's head of roads policy considers the recommendations from the committee, which include bringing forward to date by which the sale of petrol and diesel vehicles would end in the UK