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Vans, traffic and online shopping 18 May 2017

The huge growth in UK van numbers is not being solely driven by people turning to online shopping. While there are now at least 3.7 million vans on the road, fewer than one in twenty-five (4%) are
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Profit up £10 million in five years 06 Apr 2017

Local authorities in Scotland made a £40.3 million surplus or ‘profit’ from their parking activities in 2015-16. This is 12% higher than in the 2014-15 financial year when £36.1 million was reported.
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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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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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Weekly fuel fact sheet 18 Sep 2017

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
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22 Dec 2016

Follow up report by Ricardo Energy & Environment to their 2014 work on air quality for the RAC Foundation.
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Council parking revenue in England 2015/16 09 Dec 2016

The surplus produced from council parking operations in England has reached a record high of more than three quarters of a billion pounds. In the 2015/16 financial year the 353 local authorities in
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Research is at the core of what the RAC Foundation does. Each year we commission experts in their fields to carry out studies which fit into one of four broad categories associated with motoring and road use: mobility, safety, economics and the environment. Research is also carried out in-house. 

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