Publications
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Fuel duty decline - a technical note 11 Jan 2022

The Chancellor could face losing almost a third of the revenue he gets from fuel duty from cars before the end of the decade because of the move to green motoring. However, the blow to the public f
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New road vehicle CO2 emissions - response to DfT green paper 28 Sep 2021

The RAC Foundation fully supports the government’s attempts to decarbonise road transport and backed, with caveats, the move to halt the sale of new petrol and diesel cars in the UK in 2030.  Co
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A comparison of virtual reality and non-virtual reality approaches to hazard perception training & testing 31 Aug 2021

Using virtual reality (VR) headsets in driver hazard perception is just as good as, and in some conditions better than, single screen tests at differentiating between safe and less-safe drivers, with
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Standing still 08 Jul 2021

The average car or van in England is driven just 4% of the time, a figure that has barely changed in quarter of a century. For the rest of the time the car or van is either parked at home (73%) or
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Research is at the core of what the RAC Foundation does. Each year we commission studies which fit into one of four broad categories associated with motoring and road use: mobility, safety, economics and the environment. Research is also carried out in-house. On these pages you will also find some of our consultation responses.

In 2020 our annual Data Driven event was held virtually. All the presentation videos can be viewed here.

Economy

Economy

Environment

Environment

Mobility

Mobility

Safety

Safety