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International driving permits needed after no-deal Brexit 13 Sep 2018

Millions of UK drivers who travel to the continent are set to need international driving permits (IDPs) if there is a no-deal Brexit. In its latest guidance the Department for Transport says that t
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Fuel prices rise ten weeks in a row 12 Sep 2018

The pump prices of both petrol and diesel have risen for the tenth week in a row. Petrol now averages 130.4 pence per litre while diesel is at 134.4p. These are the highest prices for four years.
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Picture of patchy mobile coverage across road network 10 Sep 2018

There are still more than five and a half thousand miles of road in Britain where drivers would find it impossible to call for help in case of a crash or breakdown because there is no mobile phone voi
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Inclusion and empathy 24 Aug 2018

Almost one in five people in the UK have some form of disability and by 2035 over a third of us with be of pensionable age. With this in mind the RAC Foundation and the Royal Automobile Club commis
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The impact of introducing E10 petrol 23 Jul 2018

Hundreds of thousands of cars in Great Britain are currently E10 incompatible. Analysis by the RAC Foundation suggests that if the biofuel element in petrol was raised from the current 5% to 10% th
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Traffic at record high 05 Jul 2018

Traffic volume in Britain is at an all-time high. The latest data shows that 327.1 billion miles were driven in 2017. This is an increase of 1.3% on the previous 12 months. Year-on-year: ca
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Crash investigation stepped up a gear 10 Jun 2018

The RAC Foundation has received almost half a million pounds of government funding to pilot new ways of investigating road crashes. The £480,000 will be spent helping selected police forces to rec
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Research

Weekly fuel fact sheet

Weekly fuel fact sheet
Data

UK pump prices over time

UK pump prices over time
Data

Plug-in car grant claims

Plug-in car grant claims
Media

Crash investigation stepped up a gear

Crash investigation stepped up a gear
Data

Wholesale fuel prices v pump prices

Wholesale fuel prices v pump prices
Research

ULEV fact sheet

ULEV fact sheet