RAC comment on Scottish Government’s target to phase out petrol and diesel vehicles

Following the announcement today by the Scottish Government that it plans to phase out the need for new petrol and diesel cars and vans by 2032, RAC roads policy […]

Appeal following fail to stop collision in Bromley

Police are appealing for information after a teenage girl was left with serious injuries following a fail to stop collision in Bromley. Officers were called at […]

Woman seriously injured after St Helen Auckland collision

A WOMAN suffered serious injuries after the car she was in left the road and collided with a road sign and telegraph pole. The collision happened […]

June sees forecourt fuel fall by 2p a litre for second month in a row

Fuel prices have fallen by 2p a litre for the second month in a row, data from the latest RAC Fuel Watch* report reveals. A litre […]

RAC launches motoring manifesto to ensure that the biggest issues for motorists don’t get parked

The RAC has written to all the major UK political party leaders urging them to remember the key issues that matter most to private and business […]

RAC comments on new sentencing guidelines for excessive speeders

Commenting on new sentencing guidelines that come into force today for people who drive at excessive speeds, RAC road safety spokesman Pete Williams said: “We welcome the change in […]

Driving test changes: 4 December 2017

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has confirmed that the driving test in England, Scotland and Wales will change from Monday 4 December 2017. The […]

RAC comments on proposal to get experts to set rate used to calculate personal injury payouts

RAC Insurance director Mark Godfrey said: “The current way the discount rate is calculated is flawed and the recent government change to it was ill-advised as […]

March sees welcome relief at the pumps as fuel drops by 2.5p a litre

The price of fuel fell by more than 2.5p a litre in March bringing the average price of petrol down to 117.54p and diesel to 119.54p, […]

RAC comments on new vehicle emissions rules expected to be introduced in London

Commenting on plans expected to be announced by the Mayor of London to tackle emissions, RAC roads policy spokesman Nick Lyes said: “Many businesses will have been preparing […]

New vehicle tax rates: how motorhomes, kit-built and multi-stage build vehicles are affected

We’re counting down to the 1 April changes to the way vehicle tax is calculated for cars and some motorhomes first registered with DVLA on or […]

Motorists driving to France this Easter urged to order new emissions stickers as soon as possible

The RAC is urging UK motorists driving to Paris, Lyon and Grenoble this Easter to order recently introduced vehicle emissions stickers as soon as possible after […]

Buyers of new low emission cars to be unreasonably hit by April’s tax rise

Those buying low emission vehicles will suffer some of the highest hikes in car tax Families buying a new car could be up to £680 worse […]

Bus technology catches out dishonest Sunderland woman

A Wearside woman has had her personal injury claim thrown out of court and been ordered to pay the defendant’s costs after technology proved she wasn’t […]

Vehicle safety recalls: February 2017

These are the vehicles, parts or accessories recalled by manufacturers for a safety reason during February 2017. DVSA reference number Make and model Issue R/2016/268 Toyota: […]

Seatbelts Save Lives

Roads policing officers across Cleveland and Durham are supporting a national week-long seatbelt campaign beginning today. During the campaign, officers will stop vehicles where drivers or […]

Drivers unaware of the serious consequences of failing to stop after an accident

Victims of ‘hit and run’ accidents and their families suffer potentially long-term physical and emotional impacts. To highlight the scale of the problem in the UK, […]