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RAC highlights important changes in applying for International Driving Permits

RAC highlights important changes in applying for International Driving Permits

Press Releases   •   Jan 19, 2019 00:01 GMT

The RAC is warning travellers wanting to drive in many countries outside of Europe that as of 1 February 2019 they will only be able to purchase International Driving Permits (IDPs) that enable them to do so from the Post Office

Fuel prices drop again in December but remain too high

Fuel prices drop again in December but remain too high

Press Releases   •   Jan 04, 2019 00:01 GMT

Pump prices fell for the second consecutive month in December, but not by the level they should have done considering the sharp drop in the price of oil, data from RAC Fuel Watch shows.

More than half a million potholes reported to councils in 2017

More than half a million potholes reported to councils in 2017

Press Releases   •   Dec 28, 2018 00:01 GMT

More than half a million potholes were reported by members of the public to local authorities in Britain for repair in 2017 – an increase of 44% on two years earlier, according to data obtained by the RAC.

Drivers planning 20 million getaway trips as the country breaks for Christmas

Drivers planning 20 million getaway trips as the country breaks for Christmas

Press Releases   •   Dec 17, 2018 00:01 GMT

A joint study by the RAC and INRIX highlights where and when drivers can expect jams in the run-up to Christmas next week

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Aligning the MOT and vehicle safety recall systems - RAC comment

Aligning the MOT and vehicle safety recall systems - RAC comment

News   •   Jan 11, 2019 16:28 GMT

The RAC's Pete Williams reacts to the announcement from the DVSA

Today's petrol and diesel price cut - RAC reaction

Today's petrol and diesel price cut - RAC reaction

News   •   Jan 07, 2019 11:19 GMT

The RAC's fuel spokesperson comments on the news that Asda has cut the price of fuel this morning

NICE calls for road design to prioritise pedestrians and cyclists - RAC comment

NICE calls for road design to prioritise pedestrians and cyclists - RAC comment

News   •   Jan 04, 2019 00:01 GMT

The RAC's head of roads policy reacts to the report out today from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)

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

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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

Report on Motoring 2018: RAC calls to action

Report on Motoring 2018: RAC calls to action

Blog posts   •   Sep 21, 2018 09:00 BST

The RAC's calls to action, as published in the 2018 edition of the Report on Motoring

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

Supermarket and average pump prices since 2015

Blog posts   •   Sep 01, 2018 00:01 BST

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

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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 Christmas getaway 2018 - Top jams by UK region

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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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Driving home for Christmas? Here's your weather forecast running up to the big day

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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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Full FOI response from councils - reported potholes, December 2018
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