Tag : RAC
More than 14 million cars are expected to take to the country’s major roads over the coming bank holiday, potentially increasing journey times fourfold for some … Read More »
Casualties and fatalities from accidents involving drink driving increased in 2016, leading to calls for a renewed government focus.
The number of pothole-related breakdowns dealt with by RAC patrols in the second quarter reached their highest level since 2015.
More than half of the UK’s biggest airports have raised their pick-up parking fees, new research by the RAC has found.
Eight out of 10 (79%) motorists believe average speed cameras are more effective at slowing vehicles and driving road safety than traditional cameras.
More visible police enforcement is needed to force ‘addicted’ mobile phone users to make the break.
Asda has become the first fuel retailer to cut prices following weeks of rising petrol and diesel prices across the industry despite falling wholesale costs.
May brought the worst increase in price of petrol in at least 18 years, with 6p a litre being added at the pumps in May.
The UK’s ‘big four’ supermarkets have increased fuel prices every day since the end of March, increasing their average pump prices by more than 8ppl.
Petrol and diesel prices are now at their highest since mid-October 2014 with worst yet to come.
Pump prices could return to record levels last seen in 2012 as a result of the United States’ decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear … Read More »
Mobile phone detecting technology that can be used to monitor drivers who illegally use phones while behind the wheel is being rolled out by the Australian … Read More »
Around eight and a half million leisure trips are planned this spring bank holiday with traffic to peak today, the RAC says.
Harsh winter weather has led to one of the worst quarters for pothole breakdowns, according to the RAC.
The coming weeks could bring lower pump prices for fleets thanks to the possibility of an oil price reduction.
Modern vehicle headlights could be dazzling drivers, bringing safety issues, according to the RAC.
Last week’s extreme cold snap could lead to a spring pothole plague across the UK, according to the RAC.
Petrol and diesel prices fell 2p a litre in February following three consecutive months of fuel price increases.
Diesel vehicles of varying makes and ages have been struck by issues with clogged fuel filters during Britain’s freezing cold weather.
Highways England will not roll out its motorway fuel price signage trial further after concluding that it has not delivered sufficient impact or cost benefit.
Supermarkets are being urged to cut another 2p a litre off fuel by the RAC, as the wholesale price of fuel continues to tumble.
Asda has cut up to 2ppl off its national unleaded and diesel prices in a move expected to be followed by the other supermarket fuel retailers.
Supermarket fuel retailers are being called on to slash 3p a litre off petrol and diesel after a sharp drop in the price of oil.
Average petrol and diesel prices rose in January for the third month in a row following a 2% increase in the price of oil.
A private members’ bill that seeks to protect drivers from unscrupulous private car parking companies is attracting support from government, the fleet industry and drivers in … Read More »
Central Government is being urged to push ahead with providing ring-fenced, long-term funding for local roads as the number of pothole-related breakdowns rose 11% last year.
Motorists are being warned of a likely increase in the price of fuel as US crude oil prices hit $70 a barrel for the first time … Read More »