Sales enquiries: 0844 891 3111

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

51 to 60 of 8007
...5 6 7 8...

16 January 2015 at 11:27

Police officers will soon be able to check whether motorists are driving under the influence of cannabis or cocaine, after the Government approved the first ever portable drugs-testing device.Drugwipe can detect traces of the two substances in people's saliva, with lines appearing on the device within eight minutes if the results are positive.Those tested positive for cannabis or cocaine will t...

16 January 2015 at 11:27

The European Commission has approved a "landmark" Government scheme which will see fuel prices cut in rural locations.The Rural Fuel Rebate scheme will benefit around 125,000 people in a total of 17 locations across the UK; including North Yorkshire, Devon, Cumbria and the Scottish Highlands.Other EU member states now need to give their approval through the EU council before the move can go ahe...

16 January 2015 at 11:27

Top Gear bosses have secured a pop superstar to take a turn round the track in their r easonably priced car, there's just one problem - he can't drive. The celebrity in question is Ed Sheeran, who hasn't got a licence and has said in previous interviews he doesn't like going too fast. The 23-year-old, most-streamed on Spotify and among the top-sellers globally in 2014, will be given an autom...

16 January 2015 at 11:27

Motorists will be using Google's self-driving cars by the end of the decade, according to the director of its project.Chris Urmson said he expects the cars to be on the road at some point in the next two to five years, although he stresses they will still be test vehicles at that stage.Google has been testing the small self-driving cars - which do not have pedals or a steering wheel - for some ...

15 January 2015 at 13:21

David Cameron has urged petrol station owners to cut the price of fuel "further and faster".The Prime Minister said the Government is working together with the regulator to make sure prices at forecourts reflect the huge drop in oil prices over the past few months.Mr Cameron made the announcement during Prime Minister's Questions in response to a comment by Democratic Unionist Gregory Campbell....

15 January 2015 at 13:21

People living in isolated areas are to benefit from funding of as much as £4 million, which will be used to look at ways to improve transport. The Transport Department wants the services available to remote and rural communities to be used and coordinated more effectively.There is £2 billion available every year for transport in such areas already, but it is thought the services provided do no...

15 January 2015 at 13:21

Work to improve a motorway junction in Merseyside will benefit thousands of drivers when it is completed at Easter, the Highways Agency says. It is spending £4.1 million on junction 23 where the M6 meets the A580 East Lancs Road close to the town of St Helens.Vehicles will be able to turn right onto the motorway and the A49 without having to go around a roundabout, meaning the junction will in...

15 January 2015 at 13:21

The police, fire brigade and the NHS are among 35 organisations in the public sector that can claim money from a £5 million scheme to increase the use of ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEVs), the Government has announced.Ministers want more central government organisations to use electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles and the money will pay for reviews to determine where this is possible.So far, 1...

15 January 2015 at 13:21

Drivers have been given advice on the risks recently-gritted roads might pose, as a wave of freezing weather heads for Britain. Large swathes of the country are covered by Met Office warnings, meaning the gritters are sure to be out in force all over the UK.While most motorists are aware of the risks an icy road might pose, highways treated with grit in preparation for cold weather carry their...

14 January 2015 at 11:39

Motorists in many parts of Britain are being warned to drive carefully through snow and ice. Blizzards hit Scotland on Tuesday, forcing many schools to close and weather forecasters expect more snow to fall on Wednesday.Central and southern Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and many parts of England are all currently under a Met Office amber alert, which urges people to be prepared for bad wea...

...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