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Council parking revenue in Scotland 2017-18 31 May 2019

Councils in Scotland made a combined surplus of £44.6 million from their parking activities in 2017-18. This was a 5% increase on the £42.6 million 'profit' recorded in the previous financial yea
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Private parking penalties surge by a fifth 16 May 2019

The number of penalty tickets issued to drivers parking on private land has leapt by more than a million in just 12 months to a new high, the latest official figures suggest. RAC Foundation analysi
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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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Road pricing petition paved way for Brexit U-turn demand 10 Apr 2019

The petition calling for the revocation of Article 50 and the ending of the Brexit process - six million signatures and counting - is not the first time there has been mass lobbying of this kind aime
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Clean air policies spreading from London 08 Apr 2019

From today older and more polluting vehicles entering central London will be liable to pay a charge. The new Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) – which will be in operation 24/7 - will have the same
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Huge regional variations in speeding offence detection 01 Apr 2019

The number of drivers being detected for speeding is more than 160 times higher in some parts of England and Wales than others. In 2017-18 – the latest period for which data is available - 1,191
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Ten million drivers have now done retraining courses 12 Feb 2019

The number of road users who have completed a driver retraining course since their introduction in 2010 has topped ten million. Nine million of these have attended a speed aware course, 1.19 millio
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Potholes. Does size matter? 18 Jan 2019

The quickest-acting councils in Great Britain aim to fill in the most severe potholes in their roads within minutes. Cumbria, Flintshire and South Lanarkshire aim to act “immediately” to repair
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Weekly fuel fact sheet

Weekly fuel fact sheet
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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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Oil price over time

Oil price over time
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Fuel duty and VED revenue

Fuel duty and VED revenue