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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

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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

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.

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Wholesale fuel and pump prices since 2015

Blog posts   •   Sep 01, 2018 00:01 BST

An interactive graph showing average UK wholesale fuel prices, compared to average pump (retail) prices - for both unleaded petrol and diesel fuel

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

Blog posts   •   Jun 15, 2018 16:27 BST

An interactive chart 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 15, 2018 15:47 BST

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

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RAC Rally of the Tests 2018 - Day 2

RAC Rally of the Tests 2018 - Day 2

Events   •   Oct 05, 2018 12:12 BST

We head west today and then further south. Crossing into Wales, you will be challenged and tested by some of the most fantastic driving roads in the UK- and possibly some of the best private land based sections too! We overnight in South Wales prior to the final leg which will be based in the south-west of England.

Nov 10 - Oct 05

East Midlands to South Wales, UK

RAC Rally of the Tests 2018 - Day 1

RAC Rally of the Tests 2018 - Day 1

Events   •   Oct 05, 2018 12:02 BST

From Harrogate it started. We truly hope that this event won't encounter the treacherous conditions that prompted the classic film of the 1971 RAC Rally, but who knows? We venture into new territory on this leg as we head south towards our overnight halt in the East Midlands.

Nov 09 - Oct 05

Harrogate to the East Midlands, UK

RAC Rally of the Tests 2018 - Prologue

RAC Rally of the Tests 2018 - Prologue

Events   •   Oct 05, 2018 11:59 BST

The first leg of the event is designed to give crews a taste of the upcoming three days. Set in the classic rallying territory of North Yorkshire, this year's extended Prologue will see a couple of hours of competition in the dark comprising of Regularities and Tests.

Nov 08 - Oct 05

Harrogate, North Yorkshire, UK

RAC Rally of the Tests 2018 - Day 3

RAC Rally of the Tests 2018 - Day 3

Events   •   Oct 05, 2016 12:24 BST

Leaving Wales behind, a journey into the myriad of lanes that form Somerset and surrounding counties. This will be a press-on final leg with tests and regularities aplenty - with the distinct possibility of some 'challenges' provided by Guy and Anthony to keep you on your toes. You will be welcomed to the RAC Supercentre for some tests before the people of Bristol welcome you to their cityfor t...

Nov 11 00:00 GMT

South Wales to Bristol, UK

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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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Joint letter to Roads Minister Jesse Norman on slow down, move over

The RAC, AA and Green Flag have written to the Roads Minister calling for better roadside safety rules for breakdowns and to help protect roadside technicians and recovery workers. The letter calls for the 'slow down, move over' message to be including in the Highway Code and for a government THINK! road safety campaign to raise awareness of the risks.

RAC representation to the Treasury ahead of the 2018 Budget

The RAC submitted its representation to the Treasury ahead of the 2018 Autumn Budget.

Summer getaway July 2018 - regional road delays data from INRIX

A document highlighting key expected delays on major roads in England and Wales for Friday 20 July 2018

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