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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

Drivers see some respite from rising fuel prices in June – but July remains uncertain

Drivers see some respite from rising fuel prices in June – but July remains uncertain

Press Releases   •   Jul 04, 2018 00:01 BST

Motorists benefited from falling fuel prices in June, but RAC data suggests the picture into July looks very uncertain

Average speed cameras more effective at slowing vehicles down than traditional single location, fixed ones

Average speed cameras more effective at slowing vehicles down than traditional single location, fixed ones

Press Releases   •   Jun 29, 2018 00:01 BST

Eight in 10 motorists believe average speed cameras are more effective and play a greater role in road safety than traditional cameras that catch speeding drivers in one location, new research has found.

Fewer than four in 10 drivers aware of penalties for using a handheld phone

Fewer than four in 10 drivers aware of penalties for using a handheld phone

Press Releases   •   Jun 23, 2018 00:01 BST

The RAC research also looked at the reasons drivers gave for either continuing to use a handheld phone while driving, or for finally deciding to ‘hang up’ their handheld phone for good

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Reaction to the Government's Road to Zero Strategy

Reaction to the Government's Road to Zero Strategy

News   •   Jul 09, 2018 00:01 BST

The RAC's Nicholas Lyes responds to the publication today of the Government's Road to Zero Strategy

Comment on DfT road traffic estimates GB 2017

Comment on DfT road traffic estimates GB 2017

News   •   Jul 05, 2018 15:56 BST

Department for Transport statistics reveal that car traffic grew 1.1% from 2016 to 254.4bn vehicle miles

Statement on reports government is considering ending fuel duty freeze

Statement on reports government is considering ending fuel duty freeze

News   •   Jul 03, 2018 13:59 BST

The RAC's head of roads policy reacts to reports that indicate the government is to consider ending the fuel duty freeze

RAC comments on supermarket fuel price cuts

RAC comments on supermarket fuel price cuts

News   •   Jun 22, 2018 16:47 BST

The RAC's Simon Williams reacts to news that major retailers will be cutting the price of fuel at UK forecourts

Blog posts View all 33 hits

EU petrol and diesel prices

Blog posts   •   Jun 22, 2016 11:52 BST

An interactive chart showing prices for a litre of unleaded petrol, and diesel, across all EU states

Diesel - what makes up the cost of a litre across the EU?

Blog posts   •   Jun 21, 2016 16:27 BST

An interactive chart, normally updated weekly, showing the components that make up the price of a litre of diesel in every country in the EU

Petrol - what makes up the cost of a litre across the EU?

Blog posts   •   Jun 21, 2016 15:47 BST

An interactive chart, normally updated weekly, showing the components that make up the price of a litre of unleaded petrol in every country in the EU

What makes up the price of a litre of petrol in the UK?

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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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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Documents View all 99 hits

Full UK airport pick-up and drop-off parking charge data - June 2018

Full UK airport pick-up and drop-off parking charge data - June 2018

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.

Contacts View all 6 hits

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

  • Senior press officer
  • Spokesman
  • rod.tqdennhbiswv@racac.cnalshbo.uigquk

  • Media relations manager
  • Spokesman and lead on fuel
  • simon.hmwilliams@rqzacfb.co.uk