Publications
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Effectiveness of UK road safety behaviour change interventions 13 Nov 2019

Big challenges remain in ensuring universal, high-standard evaluation of behaviour change interventions aimed at making people safer on the roads. Many practitioners feel that they lack a professio
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Keeping young drivers safe during early licensure 16 Sep 2019

In-car cameras and black box technology that record young drivers could cut crash rates if the information is shared with parents. Evidence from America suggests the combined use of dash cams and
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Drivers and conditionally-autonomous cars 15 Jul 2019

How will people interact with vehicles of the future? Automated vehicles are expected to provide the freedom for their drivers to undertake other activities while the vehicle is in control. However
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Speed offence detection and disposal in England and Wales 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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Council bridge maintenance backlog grows 07 Jan 2019

The one-off cost of clearing the total maintenance backlog for the near 72,000 council-managed road bridges in Great Britain has increased by a third. Analysis by the RAC Foundation of data for the
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Council response times to potholes 18 Jan 2019

The fastest-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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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