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Council parking revenue in England 2019-20 23 Jan 2021

Councils in England made a combined surplus (profit) of £891 million from parking in 2019-20. This was 4.6% lower than the £934 million profit made in the previous year. The analysis by the RA
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Speed offence detection and disposal 2019-20 16 Dec 2020

In 2019 - 2020, 2,584,569 speeding offences were detected in England and Wales, an 8% increase on the previous 12 months. Over the last five years, acts of illegal speeding detected have incre
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An electrifying trip around Scotland 13 Dec 2020

The North Coast 500 is a circular drive through the wild and remote beauty of the Scottish Highlands. It attracts visitors from around the world, but can it be done on electric power only? The answ
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International review of road collision investigation approaches 01 Dec 2020

A UK Road Collision Investigation Branch (RCIB) "should be established as an impartial investigator, independent from the existing judicial investigation process operated by the police." The RCIB s
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Roads policing review - response to the DfT call for evidence 06 Oct 2020

A 'systems thinking approach' to roads policing and road safety is likely to be the next big step in cutting casualties on the highway. In its response to the Department for Transport's call for ev
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Vehicle Excise Duty - response to HM Treasury call for evidence 07 Sep 2020

The RAC Foundation has responded to a call for evidence from HM Treasury regarding Vehicle Excise Duty (VED). Since 2001 the ongoing level of VED payable has been based on emissions bands. However,
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New car mileage 28 Apr 2020

The newest cars in Great Britain do an average of 10,377 miles in each of the first three years after they are registered. That’s the equivalent of 28 miles per day. However, there are big dif
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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