Press Releases

Two-thirds of motorists heading abroad don’t know what number to ring for help in an emergency

Jul 31, 2015 00:01 BST RAC UK drivers venturing to the continent this summer could find themselves in difficulty after new data shows that most don’t know the three-digit phone number to call the emergency services when in the European Union.

Child car seat safety shows step in the right direction

Jul 29, 2015 10:41 BST Bury Council More parents are now choosing and fitting the correct child car seats, according to results from special clinics run by Bury Council's road safety team.

RAC Business works together with Lex Autolease in new leasing deal

Jul 24, 2015 10:14 BST RAC Two of the UK’s leading brands in the automotive sector, RAC Business and Lex Autolease have joined forces to offer small to medium-sized businesses a new vehicle leasing service.

Jul 22, 2015 12:38 BST HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) A second-hand car dealer from Gloucestershire who traded millions of pounds worth of cars for at least 14 years but kept no records and paid no tax has been jailed for four years and eight months.

Diesel motorists to benefit from UK ‘fuel price flip’

Jul 20, 2015 11:53 BST RAC The RAC analyses the latest set of diesel fuel price cuts from the major UK supermarkets - data suggests more cuts should be on the way

RAC predicts ‘Black Friday’ as millions take to the road for start of summer holidays

Jul 14, 2015 13:07 BST RAC ​The UK’s major roads are set to become a motoring battleground this Friday evening (17 July 2015) as 2.6 million* holidaymakers beginning their summer break clash with commuters trying to find their way home.

RAC calls on big fuel retailers to make further cuts to the price of diesel

Jul 10, 2015 00:01 BST RAC ​The RAC is today urging supermarket fuel retailers to make bigger cuts to the price of diesel following this week’s 2p a litre reduction at the pump.

Jul 08, 2015 10:46 BST Bury Council Work will begin on Monday 3 August to repair the carriageway on Harwood Road in Tottington between Cann Street and Turton Road.

Jul 06, 2015 10:45 BST Elan PR Ltd

Diesel wholesale cheaper than petrol throughout June, yet pump price gap still remains

Jul 03, 2015 00:01 BST RAC Despite the wholesale price of diesel being cheaper than petrol for all of June motorists are still paying 3p a litre more at the pumps. The RAC’s Fuel Watch report for June shows the price of diesel has become the ‘elephant in the room’ with wholesale prices 1p to 3p a litre lower than petrol yet the average price of a litre of diesel is 120p, compared to 117p for petrol.