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More than 3,000 GB road bridges are substandard 10 Mar 2017

More than 3,000 council-maintained road bridges in Great Britain are substandard. Analysis of data received from 199 of the 207 local highway authorities in England, Scotland and Wales found that
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Young driver safety: behaviour change techniques 08 Mar 2017

The vast majority of today’s road safety interventions, for young drivers and other age groups, are based on ideas of what might work rather than on the available theory or research evidence.
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Could a targeted diesel scrappage scheme work? 06 Mar 2017

A diesel scrappage scheme aimed at taking the most polluting cars off the road is likely to be costly and ineffective.
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Poorest families spend one pound in five on motoring 02 Mar 2017

New figures reveal that the poorest car-owning households in the UK remain deep in transport poverty. Official data analysed by the RAC Foundation suggests that around 960,000 of the very poorest car
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RACF briefs MPs on young driver insurance 01 Mar 2017

The RAC Foundation has appeared before the House of Commons Petitions Committee as part of its inquiry into the cost of car insurance for young people. The inquiry was triggered after more than
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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

Could a targeted diesel scrappage scheme work?

A diesel scrappage scheme aimed at taking the most polluting cars off the road is likely to be costly and ineffective.

Could a targeted diesel scrappage scheme work?
Data

Plug-in car grant claims

The government's Plug-in Car Grant scheme has been running since 1 January 2011. Under the scheme buyers of cars emitting less than 75 gCO2/km are eleigible for a grant of up to £5,000 (or 25% of the vehicle purchase price).

Plug-in car grant claims
Data

Fuel prices: wholesale v pump

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

Fuel prices: wholesale v pump
Publications

RACF briefs MPs on young driver insurance

The RAC Foundation has appeared before the House of Commons Petitions Committee as part of its inquiry into the cost of car insurance for young people. The inquiry was triggered after more than 180,000 people signed a petition calling for the cost of car insurance for young drivers to be capped.

RACF briefs MPs on young driver insurance
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
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