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Effectiveness of average speed cameras 30 Sep 2016

The use of average speed cameras has been found, on average, to cut the number of crashes resulting in death or serious injury by more than a third. Research for the RAC Foundation by Road Safety
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Ultra-green car league table 14 Sep 2016

The Mitsubishi Outlander plug-in hybrid continues to dominate the ultra-low carbon car and van league table with 21,708 of the vehicles licensed in the UK at the end of Q2 2016. The Outlander makes
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Outlander PHEV

Million motorists a quarter hit with private parking tickets 19 Aug 2016

A record number of drivers are being penalised after parking on private land. Official figures reveal that in the first quarter of the financial year 2016/17, 1.07 million vehicle keeper records were
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Drive-safe mode needed for motorists' mobiles? 15 Aug 2016

With two-thirds (66%) of the UK population now owning a smartphone the time could have arrived for a drive-safe mode for mobiles.
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Publications

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
Publications

Would dirty diesel scrappage scheme do much for air quality?

A scrappage scheme aimed at removing the dirtiest diesel cars from the roads would have to be on a huge scale to have any significant effect.

Would dirty diesel scrappage scheme do much for air quality?
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 BEIS data published each Tuesday.

UK pump prices over time
Data

Fuel prices: wholesale v pump

Plotting the cost of fuel on the forecourt and at the refinery gate.

Fuel prices: wholesale v pump
Data

The cost of filling up over time

The cost of filling up over time
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