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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.

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

​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.

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

RAC urges retailers to slash at least 3p a litre off the price of petrol

RAC urges retailers to slash at least 3p a litre off the price of petrol

Press Releases   •   Oct 12, 2018 11:38 BST

With wholesale fuel prices falling, RAC fuel data indicates drivers should be benefiting from lower petrol prices

Drivers more than twice as likely to breakdown due to hitting a pothole than 12 years ago

Drivers more than twice as likely to breakdown due to hitting a pothole than 12 years ago

Press Releases   •   Oct 12, 2018 10:51 BST

The latest findings from the RAC show that drivers continue to suffer from the blight of poor quality roads

RAC, AA and Green Flag unite to call for enhanced road safety rules

RAC, AA and Green Flag unite to call for enhanced road safety rules

Press Releases   •   Oct 11, 2018 10:29 BST

In a show of unity the UK's three biggest breakdown companies are calling for drivers to 'slow down, mover over' when passing breakdowns.

September stops the rot of petrol price increases but dark clouds hang over UK forecourts

September stops the rot of petrol price increases but dark clouds hang over UK forecourts

Press Releases   •   Oct 03, 2018 09:00 BST

The latest analysis of UK petrol and diesel prices, covering price movements in September 2018

Driven by necessity: dependency on the car jumps in last year

Driven by necessity: dependency on the car jumps in last year

Press Releases   •   Sep 21, 2018 00:01 BST

Data from the 2018 Report on Motoring reveals a third (33%) of motorists – the equivalent to 13.2m – say they are more reliant on their cars now than 12 months earlier

Drivers suffer petrol price rises for eight out of the last 12 months

Drivers suffer petrol price rises for eight out of the last 12 months

Press Releases   •   Sep 05, 2018 00:01 BST

​August saw yet another rise in the price of both petrol and diesel, new ​RAC Fuel Watch data reveals

Six in 10 say ‘black boxes’ have made them safer drivers

Six in 10 say ‘black boxes’ have made them safer drivers

Press Releases   •   Sep 01, 2018 00:01 BST

​Six in 10 RAC Black Box Car Insurance customers believe that having a device fitted in their car to monitor their driving behaviour as part of their policy has made them into better drivers.

More than 14m cars expected to getaway for August Bank Holiday

More than 14m cars expected to getaway for August Bank Holiday

Press Releases   •   Aug 21, 2018 00:01 BST

A study by the RAC and INRIX highlights the likely traffic hotspots - and vehicle volumes - this coming weekend

Brits would far rather drive in Europe than on the UK’s ‘broken’ roads

Brits would far rather drive in Europe than on the UK’s ‘broken’ roads

Press Releases   •   Aug 18, 2018 00:01 BST

Four in 10 find driving on the Continent less stressful than driving in the UK

Cost of petrol and diesel creep up in July

Cost of petrol and diesel creep up in July

Press Releases   •   Aug 04, 2018 00:01 BST

RAC says ‘see-saw’ pricing continued in July with prices rising following a month of price cuts in June

“Je ne savais pas!” Drivers to the Continent don’t know about new French driving rules

“Je ne savais pas!” Drivers to the Continent don’t know about new French driving rules

Press Releases   •   Jul 28, 2018 00:01 BST

​More than half (59%) of drivers are unfamiliar with a range of new driving regulations introduced this year in France, while a large proportion are also concerned about the impact on Brexit on driving abroad

‘Carguments’ rife as 36% admit to falling out behind the wheel

‘Carguments’ rife as 36% admit to falling out behind the wheel

Press Releases   •   Jul 26, 2018 00:01 BST

​As Britain continues to swelter in this summer’s heat, new research has revealed that temperatures are also likely to be soaring inside the car, with one in three drivers admitting to having ‘carguments’.

Drivers told to expect jams as schools break up for summer

Drivers told to expect jams as schools break up for summer

Press Releases   •   Jul 18, 2018 00:01 BST

​Drivers are expected to make more than 9m individual leisure journeys by car between Friday and the end of the weekend, new research suggests

RAC sees second quarter ‘pothole breakdowns’ hit three-year high

RAC sees second quarter ‘pothole breakdowns’ hit three-year high

Press Releases   •   Jul 16, 2018 09:14 BST

The second three months of 2018 led to RAC patrols dealing with more pothole-related breakdowns than in any other second quarter since 2015.

More than half of UK’s largest airports raise pick-up car park fees in 2018

More than half of UK’s largest airports raise pick-up car park fees in 2018

Press Releases   •   Jul 07, 2018 00:01 BST

Thirteen of the biggest airports have increased their pick-up parking prices this year