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Effectiveness of UK road safety behaviour change interventions 13 Nov 2019

Big challenges remain in ensuring universal, high-standard evaluation of behaviour change interventions aimed at making people safer on the roads. Many practitioners feel that they lack a professio
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Government to urgently review smart motorways 24 Oct 2019

The transport secretary Grant Shapps has announced that the Department for Transport (DfT) will launch an urgent review into smart motorways. He also said that any future decisions about the scheme
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Some smart motorways too clever by half 23 Oct 2019

The boss of England's strategic roads says some stretches of motorway where the hard shoulder is occasionally opened to traffic can be "too complicated to use". Jim O'Sullivan - chief executive of
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Drive like your parents are watching 15 Sep 2019

In-car cameras and black box technology that record young drivers could cut crash rates if the information is shared with parents. Evidence from America suggests the combined use of dash cams and
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Road safety for young and novice drivers - Transport Select Committee consultation response 11 Sep 2019

This submission draws on both RAC Foundation published research and the broader literature to highlight the key risk factors associated with young and novice driver safety alongside the evidence-based
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Drivers and conditionally-autonomous cars 15 Jul 2019

How will people interact with vehicles of the future? Automated vehicles are expected to provide the freedom for their drivers to undertake other activities while the vehicle is in control. However
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English councils parking income – budget 2019-20 29 Jun 2019

English councils are predicting that, collectively, they will make a £913 million surplus – or profit - from their parking activities in the current financial year, 2019-20. This is 4% more than
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Transport poverty 2017-18 24 Apr 2019

The very poorest car-owning households have seen their expenditure on motoring drop by 16% in a year. RAC Foundation analysis of data requested from the ONS suggests that just under a million car-o
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Access to supermarket fuel 15 Apr 2019

Almost four fifths (78%) of households with a car or van now have a big four supermarket filling station on their doorstep. Analysis by the RAC Foundation shows that of the 19.6 million homes in th
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Oil price over time

Oil price over time
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Pump prices over time

Pump prices over time
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Plug-in car grant claims

Plug-in car grant claims
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Wholesale fuel prices v pump prices

Wholesale fuel prices v pump prices
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Fuel duty and VED revenue

Fuel duty and VED revenue
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Weekly fuel fact sheet

Weekly fuel fact sheet