RAC

Fuel
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Stingy supermarkets urged to slash fuel prices

The RAC is calling on the UK’s major fuel retailers to pass on savings from the latest fall in oil prices to overcharged drivers
Cars
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Innocent drivers hit by car cloning criminals

Unsuspecting motorists face being charged with offences they didn’t commit due to car-cloning criminal gangs, a top police official is warning
Road Safety
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Half a million complaints show scale of UK’s pothole pandemic

More than half a million potholes were reported to local authorities last year — a 44% rise in just two years – new figures obtained by the RAC reveal
Fuel
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November sees largest petrol price drop in four years – but retailers still didn’t cut far enough

Oil plummets by 24% to $57 a barrel while retailers take record margins on unleaded
Other
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Yellow box junctions a ‘divisive’ issue among drivers

While some councils are apparently keen to have additional powers to catch drivers who stop in yellow box junctions, new RAC research suggests 80% of motorists struggle to get through them without stopping
Cars
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Drivers dazzled by ‘massive’ headlight costs

Owners of the UK’s most popular small cars are facing bills of almost £1,000 to change a blown headlight bulb, a new survey reveals
Road Safety
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Drivers warned of explosive Bonfire Night fines

If you’re planning on hosting a Guy Fawkes Night party that will blow your friends and family away — figuratively, at least — make sure you don’t land yourself with a £300 fine in the process
Legislation & Regulation
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‘Inconsiderate’ drivers face cycle box fine

Drivers who enter cycle boxes at traffic lights are being warned that they could be risking a hefty fine and penalty points on their licence
Road Safety
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Road deaths ‘broadly flat’ since 2010

The 2017 figure, published today (27 Sept) by the DfT, is one death more than in 2016 (1,792) – making it the highest annual figure since 2011
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