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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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Learner drivers allowed on motorways 04 Jun 2018

Learner drivers are to be allowed onto Britain's motorways. Anybody under instruction will now be able to take to the country's busiest road at the discretion of, and accompanied by, a qualified driving instructor.
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Graduated driver licensing - mapping the cost of young driver accidents 22 May 2018

Given the renewed focus on Graduated Driver Licensing (GDL) – for example, in February 2018 the Prime Minister promised in the House of Commons to ask the Department for Transport to revisit the subject - the RAC Foundation has used the latest available road safety data to update previous estimates, published in 2014, of the potential casualty and collision reductions GDL might bring.
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Private parking tickets surge by a million 26 Apr 2018

The number of penalty tickets issued to drivers parking on private land has surged by almost a million in just 12 months to a new high, the latest official data suggests. RAC Foundation analysis of
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Green car league table 13 Apr 2018

The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is still the most common ultra-low emission car on the UK’s roads. At the end of 2017 – the latest data available - there were 32,048 of the plug-in hybrid version
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Diesel cars at record number 12 Apr 2018

The number diesel cars licensed in Great Britain stood at 12.4 million at the end of 2017. The figures – released today by the Department for Transport – show that this was a 3.3% increase on t
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Transport poverty deepens 19 Mar 2018

The very poorest car-owning households have seen their expenditure on motoring jump by 37% in a year. RAC Foundation analysis of previously unreleased data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) suggests that just over a million car-owning households in the lowest of the ONS’s ten income brackets (the poorest 10%) spent an average of £58.20 per week on motoring in 2016-17.
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Weekly fuel fact sheet

Weekly fuel fact sheet
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UK pump prices over time

UK pump prices over time
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Plug-in car grant claims

Plug-in car grant claims
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Motoring tax revenue and road spending

Motoring tax revenue and road spending
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Substandard council bridges on the rise

Substandard council bridges on the rise
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Wholesale fuel prices v pump prices

Wholesale fuel prices v pump prices