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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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Third of hospitals charge staff to park 09 Apr 2018

Three out of 10 hospitals charge staff for car parking, new figures show. Doctors and nurses are expected to pay at 348 out of the 1,175 hospitals with parking facilities, according to NHS data studied by the RAC Foundation.
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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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PM promises to explore graduated licensing 07 Feb 2018

Theresa May has pledged to explore the introduction of a graduated licensing scheme for young drivers.
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Ticketing on private land reaches epidemic proportions 30 Jan 2018

Drivers were hit with a record number of parking tickets on private land in the third quarter of 2017-18. RAC Foundation analysis of government data just published shows that between October and December private parking companies received 1,576,593 vehicle keeper records from the DVLA.
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Weekly fuel fact sheet

Weekly fuel fact sheet
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Motoring tax revenue and road spending

Motoring tax revenue and road spending
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Scottish charge point data usage 2017

Scottish charge point data usage 2017
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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
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UK pump prices over time

UK pump prices over time