Publications
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Scrappage for equality 29 Aug 2018

Around 31,400 of those living in the most income deprived areas of Greater London who use the 'most polluting' cars (i.e. those held not to be compliant with Ultra-Low Emission entry standards) to com
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Inclusion and empathy 24 Aug 2018

Almost one in five people in the UK have some form of disability and by 2035 over a third of us with be of pensionable age. With this in mind the RAC Foundation and the Royal Automobile Club commis
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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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Weekly fuel fact sheet 16 Sep 2018

Each week the RAC Foundation publishes its latest fuel fact sheet which sets out the latest pump prices, rates of fuel taxation and cost of crude oil. More detailed and interactive fuel charts are
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Substandard council bridges on the rise 19 Jan 2018

Almost 3,500 council-maintained road bridges in Great Britain are substandard. Analysis of data for the 2016-17 financial year - received from 204 of the 207 local highway authorities in England, Scotland and Wales - found that 3,441 structures over 1.5m in span are not fit to carry the heaviest vehicles now seen on our roads, including lorries of up to 44 tonnes.
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RACF contributes to winning Wolfson prize entry 14 Jul 2017

An entry contributed to by the RAC Foundation has won the 2017 Wolfson Economics Prize. Gergely Raccuja receives £250,000 for his idea that a per-mile charge collected by insurers should
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Research is at the core of what the RAC Foundation does. Each year we commission experts in their fields to carry out 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.

Economy

Economy

Environment

Environment

Mobility

Mobility

Safety

Safety