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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

RAC comments on plans to use new cameras to catch texting drivers in New South Wales

RAC comments on plans to use new cameras to catch texting drivers in New South Wales

News   •   May 04, 2018 10:57 BST

The RAC's Be Phone Smart campaign spokesperson Rod Dennis comments on new technology that could be used to catch drivers using a mobile phone illegally

RAC comments on new package of measures to improve air quality in Wales

RAC comments on new package of measures to improve air quality in Wales

News   •   Apr 25, 2018 15:36 BST

The new £20m Air Quality Fund, which will run until 2021, will support local authorities in Wales to comply with nitrogen dioxide limits and improve air quality in their areas. Among the restrictions will be the introduction of 50mph speed limits over the short length of the exceedance at five locations including two stretches of the M4.

RAC reacts to drop in new vehicle registrations in 2017

RAC reacts to drop in new vehicle registrations in 2017

News   •   Apr 12, 2018 12:01 BST

New data appears to indicate an 'uncomfortable truth' that owners of older vehicles are keeping hold of them for longer

RAC responds to Government announcement on extra £100m for the pothole fund
Statement on AIA ALARM road maintenance report

Statement on AIA ALARM road maintenance report

News   •   Mar 20, 2018 00:01 GMT

The RAC's Nicholas Lyes argues that the latest survey out today shows just why a new means of funding road maintenance is needed in the UK

RAC advises drivers to get prepared with arrival of the next cold snap

RAC advises drivers to get prepared with arrival of the next cold snap

News   •   Mar 16, 2018 10:40 GMT

The RAC's Simon Williams reminds drivers of what they can do to cut the chances of an unnecessary breakdown this weekend and into next week

More needs to be done to incentivise drivers to choose cleaner vehicles

More needs to be done to incentivise drivers to choose cleaner vehicles

News   •   Mar 15, 2018 00:01 GMT

The RAC's Nicholas Lyes responds to a joint committee report out today and argues more should be done to encourage drivers to change their buying habits

RAC reaction to the Chancellor's Spring Statement

RAC reaction to the Chancellor's Spring Statement

News   •   Mar 13, 2018 13:28 GMT

The RAC's Nicholas Lyes responds to the Spring Statement, delivered by the Chancellor today (Tuesday)

RAC comments on call for evidence on cycle safety

RAC comments on call for evidence on cycle safety

News   •   Mar 09, 2018 18:11 GMT

The RAC's Nicholas Lyes responds

RAC issues advice to drivers facing freezing rain

RAC issues advice to drivers facing freezing rain

News   •   Mar 02, 2018 13:26 GMT

Weather and travel update: the RAC remains on high alert with record number of breakdowns

Weather and travel update: the RAC remains on high alert with record number of breakdowns

News   •   Mar 02, 2018 08:56 GMT

Thursday proved treacherous on the roads and conditions are still challenging today

Update from the RAC: unprecedented numbers of breakdowns

Update from the RAC: unprecedented numbers of breakdowns

News   •   Mar 01, 2018 12:15 GMT

The RAC's Simon Williams gives an update on the situation following recent heavy snowfall - and with more forecast

RAC statement on current and forecast extreme weather

RAC statement on current and forecast extreme weather

News   •   Feb 28, 2018 13:06 GMT

The RAC's Pete Williams gives an update on the current situation and warns drivers about weather forecast over the next few days

RAC comments on findings of Highway England's motorway fuel price sign trial

RAC comments on findings of Highway England's motorway fuel price sign trial

News   •   Feb 27, 2018 15:07 GMT

Highways England has published the findings from its M5 motorway fuel price signage trial concluding that it has not delivered sufficient impact or cost benefit to cover the capital cost and operational costs of the service. This means there is no business case for whole or partial public sector funding to roll out fuel pricing signs to other motorway service areas on the motorway network.

RAC welcomes the rollout of 'lane rental' concept to charge utility companies for digging up roads

RAC welcomes the rollout of 'lane rental' concept to charge utility companies for digging up roads

News   •   Feb 15, 2018 23:59 GMT

The DfT has announced the nationwide roll-out of its 'lane rental' concept to charge utility companies £2,500 per day to speed up and improve road works following a successful trial in the Kent and London.

RAC welcomes Asda's latest 2p a litre fuel price cut due tomorrow

RAC welcomes Asda's latest 2p a litre fuel price cut due tomorrow

News   •   Feb 15, 2018 20:03 GMT

Asda has responded to the RAC's fresh fuel price cut call by capping the price of unleaded at 116.7p and diesel at 118.7p

RAC comments on DVLA figures showing a rise in number of drivers disqualified under the age of 17

RAC comments on DVLA figures showing a rise in number of drivers disqualified under the age of 17

News   •   Feb 15, 2018 11:25 GMT

The RAC has expressed concern at the number of children who have been disqualified from driving before they are even eligible for a provisional licence