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03 April 2014 at 13:12

The RAC has today launched one of the most comprehensive European Breakdown Cover products available in the UK, aimed at supporting the millions of UK motorists who drive their vehicles to the continent every year. The new ‘Comprehensive’ level of cover has a 5 Star Rating from Defaqto* – higher than any other major provider. It covers vehicles of any ag...

03 April 2014 at 12:46

Britain’s most experienced breakdown provider is launching its new mobile tyre fitting service across 10 key city and urban centres as they gear-up to deal with over 120,000 ‘puncture no spare’ breakdowns in 2014. Together wit...

26 March 2014 at 17:41

The RAC welcomes the move by Transport for London (TfL) to prioritise cycle training for children across the capital. Under the new scheme every child will be offered free cycling training as part of a new Delivery Plan for Young People. RAC head of external affairs Pete Williams said: “TfL deserve applause for this initiative which will help equip young London...

20 March 2014 at 12:15

RAC Business Services launches 24/7, free online fleet management tool to help provide cost, control and convenience More than a fifth (23%) of Britain’s multi-tasking SME managers in charge of up to 50 vehicles are struggling to cope with the number of other roles they have to perform, according to new research commissioned by...

11 March 2014 at 09:58

UK school children challenged to create their own road safety characters and animations RAC introduces Horace, a road safety mascot for the 21st century, created by Aardman

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  • 03 March 2014 at 15:22

    The political unrest created by Russia’s decision to send troops into the Crimea region of Ukraine will lead to petrol and diesel prices rising in the coming weeks, the RAC warned today. Fuel traders have already begun to buy up stocks to guard against being caught out in the event of the situation worsening, which automatically causes prices to increase due to a tighteni...

    26 February 2014 at 12:09

    1.4m drivers with syndrome are at risk of falling asleep behind the wheel RAC and Sleep Apnoea Partnership Group join forces to alert drivers to the dangers of daytime sleepiness Motorists in the UK need to be aware of a potentially fatal sleep disorder that research indicates may be responsibl...

    25 February 2014 at 11:20

    Police recorded crime figures for causing death by dangerous driving in the 12 months to September 2013 have increased by a disturbing 38% to 226, the RAC can reveal. In 2012 the figure was 62 lower at 164, according to Office for National Statistics (ONS) figures published in response to a parliamentary question. There has, however been a 14% reduction in the number...

    19 February 2014 at 00:00

    New RAC research reveals winter is the worst time of the year for ‘carguments’ breaking out between drivers and passengers More arguments break out in the car than anywhere else as the chaos and rush to get everybody out of the house for a family day out, leaves one in four motorists ‘stressed’, before they even set off. ...

    18 February 2014 at 14:48

    When builder Jarek Luszcz had the van he had only bought two months ago stolen from outside his house in broad daylight on Tuesday 11 February he feared he might never see it again. Luckily, Jarek, who runs J.L. Building Construction in Gravesend, Kent, had technology on his side as he had recently fitted RAC Telematics ‘black boxes’ to all of his vans. H...

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