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Traffic volume hits record level in 2015 11 Feb 2016

Traffic on Britain's roads reached a record level in 2015 with Department for Transport provisional statistics showing that last year 317.8 billion vehicle miles were travelled.
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EU real-world driving test edges closer 03 Feb 2016

Members of the European Parliament have decided not to veto measures which are intended to cut down real-world driving emissions.
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Cutting drink-drive limit could have saved 25 lives this year 16 Dec 2015

Around 25 lives could have been saved across Great Britain this year, if England and Wales had followed the example of Scotland and cut the drink-drive limit. A reduction from

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Where help is rather more than a phone call away 30 Nov 2015

Almost 4,600 miles of British roads have no 2G mobile phone coverage from any network provider meaning drivers couldn’t call for help in the case of a breakdown, accident or emergency. The
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Weekly fuel fact sheet

Each week the RAC Foundation publishes its latest fuel fact sheet which sets out the latest pump prices, rates of fuel taxation and cost of crude oil. More detailed and interactive fuel charts are available in the data section.

Weekly fuel fact sheet
Data

Oil price over time

This chart shows the price of Brent crude over the past 12 months both in US dollars and pound sterling. Hover over the lines to get precise data values.

Oil price over time
Data

UK pump prices over time

This chart tracks the changes in petrol and diesel prices over time (weekly, rolling ten year period) and is based on DECC data published each Tuesday.

UK pump prices over time
Publications

Saving lives by lowering drink-drive limit

Around 25 lives could have been saved across Great Britain this year, if England and Wales had followed the example of Scotland and cut the drink-drive limit.

Saving lives by lowering drink-drive limit
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Most drivers back drive-safe mode mobiles

Three in five drivers would be happy to use a ‘vehicle safe mode’ on their mobile phones and other electronic devices they bring into their car in order to avoid being distracted. The data comes from an Ipsos MORI survey for the RAC Foundation.

Most drivers back drive-safe mode mobiles
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Council parking ‘profits’ leap to a new record

English councils have made another record surplus from their parking activities, hitting almost £700 million.

Council parking ‘profits’ leap to a new record
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