Press Releases

Telematics used by third of UK companies to disprove liability

Oct 19, 2015 00:01 BST RAC Press Centre More than a third (35%) of businesses in the UK have used telematics tracking technology to contest either a speeding fine or a false insurance claim, new research from RAC Business reveals.

​RAC to drive down the cost of motoring for new and young drivers with launch of Black Box Insurance

Oct 15, 2015 00:01 BST RAC Press Centre The RAC is today launching RAC Black Box Insurance, giving every new and young driver the chance to lower their car insurance premiums by demonstrating they are safe behind the wheel through the use of advanced telematics technology.

Western Link Road changes and costs to go to committee

Oct 14, 2015 14:38 BST Moray Council Councillors serving on Moray Council’s Economic Development and Infrastructure committee will be advised of design changes to the Elgin Western Link Road project and the increase in cost.

UK motorists’ use of dash cams has more than doubled in the last year

Oct 12, 2015 00:01 BST RAC Press Centre ​A new study reveals the number of motorists now using dash cams to record their journeys has more than doubled in the last year to 2.9 million

RAC appoints National Windscreens as sole glass provider

Oct 06, 2015 11:12 BST RAC Press Centre National Windscreens, the UK’s largest independently owned windscreen replacement and repair specialist, is pleased to report that it has signed a two year supply contract with the RAC. The new deal means National Windscreens is now the sole glass provider for the RAC’s fleet of 1500 patrol vehicles, as well as for all vehicles covered by the company’s Accident Management division.

RAC Cars ‘Memorable Models Test of Time’ Top Ten: only 17 Austin Ambassadors left on the road

Oct 06, 2015 10:53 BST RAC Press Centre The RAC Cars ‘Memorable Models Test of Time’ Top Ten is a selection of memorable cars no longer in production chosen by RAC Cars and covers the period since 1995. It shows the fewest remaining memorable models by volume and the greatest decrease in memorable models by volume.

Petrol falls 2p a litre in September as oil price stays below $50 a barrel

Oct 03, 2015 00:01 BST RAC Press Centre ​The average price of petrol continued to fall throughout September with another 2p a litre being shaved off at the pumps, according to the latest RAC Fuel Watch data.

Oct 01, 2015 15:52 BST Bury Council The bus lane on Rochdale Road, Bury will be suspended from tomorrow (Friday 2 October) in a bid to ease congestion.

Most motorists unaware of new law which allows them a full refund for a faulty car within 30 days of purchase

Oct 01, 2015 00:01 BST RAC Press Centre Britain’s least trustworthy dealers should be left with “nowhere to hide” as a result of new Consumer Rights Act 2015, says RAC In first six months, onus lies with dealer to prove vehicle was not defective when sold New law could boost resale values of second-hand cars

RAC Business set to keep MPG Marathon 2015 on the move

Sep 28, 2015 00:05 BST RAC Press Centre RAC Business is set to keep the MPG Marathon on the move this year with a dedicated mobile re-fuelling unit on hand at all times over the two-day event.