RAC

Why join RAC?
After 117 years, RAC has more motoring experience than any other Breakdown organisation
We were voted Best Overall Vehicle Insurance Provider at the Personal Finance Awards 2010/11
Enjoy great member benefits
Buy Breakdown Cover today and get free At Home Cover

Motoring News

Results

41 to 50 of 7464
...5 6 7 8...

11 August 2014 at 15:47

Weather warnings have been issued across northern England and Scotland as the aftermath of Hurricane Bertha continues its course. Further spells of heavy rain and strong winds are expected, much like southern England and Wales experienced on Sunday, with gusts of up to 50mph in places.The Environment Agency has issued a total of six flood warnings and 47 flood alerts across England and Wales, ...

11 August 2014 at 15:47

People are being urged to refrain from using their mobile phones behind the wheel after several motorists were recently spotted photographing the aftermath of a collision. A total of 12 drivers were seen allegedly filming or taking pictures with their phones after a caravan collided with the central reservation of the M5 southbound, close to Michaelwood services, on July 28.An eagle-eyed offic...

11 August 2014 at 15:47

For decades music fans have been flocking to London's Abbey Road with their cameras at the ready to recreate one of pop's most iconic images.But now road safety fears could result in the zebra crossing featured on the Beatles' 1969 Abbey Road album getting its own lollipop person.The album cover shows John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr safely crossing a quiet Abbey Roa...

11 August 2014 at 15:47

Motoring campaigners will ramp up the pressure on government to introduce licensing for all technicians working in the automotive industry, they have announced. According to the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) new research shows around seven in every 10 voters already think technicians that service their vehicles or work on them after a breakdown have to hold a licence to do so, but that...

08 August 2014 at 14:09

Up to a third of young drivers in the UK are putting their lives at risk by taking "selfies" at the wheel, a survey has found.Strikingly, British motorists aged 18-24 seem to be the worst for this kind of behaviour when compared with their European counterparts, according to research carried out for the Ford Motor Company.A total of 33% of UK drivers in this age bracket admitted taking selfies ...

08 August 2014 at 14:09

More UK tourists are hitting the road and opting to holiday in England this year, according to new figures. A later - and milder - Easter helped boost British holiday making this year, according to VisitEngland. Domestic holidays taken in England by people from the UK as a whole over April rose by 10% to 3.8 million, in tandem with a spending rise of 5%. The recovery followed severe flooding w...

08 August 2014 at 14:09

Cyclists often look for short cuts to get to their destination in better time, but one elderly rider chose arguably the most dangerous short cut of all - the M25.Motorists and police were stunned to see the 74-year-old lady pedalling along the hard shoulder of the motorway between junctions 10 and 11 in Surrey.According to the county's police force the woman, from nearby New Haw, was escorted o...

08 August 2014 at 14:09

Motoring journalists think the successor to the world's quickest luxury car will be even faster - but they fear there isn't a test track in the world with straights long enough to prove it.Autocar magazine claims the replacement for the Bugatti Veyron will generate 1,500 horsepower and drive as fast as 286mph.It will, however, need longer straights and as yet there are no tyres that are both ro...

08 August 2014 at 14:09

Motorists have been reminded to give vulnerable road users extra consideration while driving, especially during the summer months. The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) says drivers need to look well ahead so they spot pedestrians, joggers, cyclists and horse riders as soon as possible. They should also keep an eye out for signs of distraction, such as joggers wearing earphones and obliviou...

07 August 2014 at 12:47

The number of deaths on Britain's roads rose in the first quarter of this year, promoting the RAC to call for an investigation into the root cause.There were 380 fatalities in January to March this year, an increase of 13% on the same period in 2013, estimated Government figures show. Adding this number to the total of those seriously hurt on the road, there were some 5,500 killed or seriously ...

...5 6 7 8...
RAC Breakdown Cover
Get UK Breakdown Cover from £29.99.
RAC Breakdown Cover_img Find out more
Accessorise your Car
Visit RAC Shop today to see our range of accessories and over 80,000 Car Parts.
Accessorise your Car_img Shop now