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Petrol price at two-year high 08 Jun 2021

The price of petrol has hit its highest level for two years. Government data shows that on Monday this week motorists were paying an average of 128.7p per litre across the UK, a level not seen sinc
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Weekday traffic back to pre-pandemic levels 02 Jun 2021

Car traffic in Great Britain has reached a level not seen in more than a year as fuel prices continue to rise. According to government data, on Friday 28 May 2021 car traffic was at 101% of the ave
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Weekly fuel fact sheet 14 Jun 2021

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.
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Government reins in whiplash claims 31 May 2021

Drivers are expected to see insurance premiums drop by average of £35 a year after the introduction of a new system for whiplash claims. The new online portal will help tackle what ministers descr
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Government takes next step towards driverless cars 29 Apr 2021

Cars that can drive themselves are a step closer to appearing on the UK's roads after the government set out how vehicles with an Automated Lane Keeping System (ALKS) could be given type approval.
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Smart motorway safety update 20 Apr 2021

No new section of All Lane Running (ALR) motorway will be opened unless it has stopped-vehicle detection, the government has announced. Ministers also say that existing ALR motorways will be retrof
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Majority of SUVs registered to urban homes 07 Apr 2021

Three quarters of SUVs sold in the UK are registered to urban households according to analysis of data from 2019 and 2020 by the think tank New Weather Institute and climate charity Possible. Acco
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Green motoring costs add up for Chancellor 23 Feb 2021

In its first year on the road a new battery-powered car bought in the UK will cost the Exchequer hundreds of pounds in lost fuel duty, VAT and vehicle excise duty. Analysis by the RAC Foundation sh
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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 vehicles on the road

Plug-in vehicles on the road
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New car mileage

New car mileage
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Wholesale fuel prices v pump prices

Wholesale fuel prices v pump prices
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Motoring price index

Motoring price index