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  • Budget cuts resort to short term road repairs

    30 March 2011

    A survey of 20 UK councils¹ by RAC has revealed that road conditions across the country continue to decline as the impact of Government budget cuts has forced...

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  • Busiest November Day on Record for RAC

    10 December 2010

    After an unparalleled Sunday, RAC recorded its busiest day in November on the 30th, attending more than 14,000 broken down vehicles throughout the UK by the end of the day...

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  • Stranded on the Drive

    01 December 2010

    The average annual cost of owning and running a new car has jumped by 6.3% in the last 12 months, according to RAC’s annual Cost of Motoring (CoM) Index. The The £346 increase, which is twice the rate of inflation...

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  • Cost of motoring soars

    29 November 2010

    The average annual cost of owning and running a new car has jumped by 6.3% in the last 12 months, according to RAC’s annual Cost of Motoring (CoM) Index. The The £346 increase, which is twice the rate of inflation...

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  • Ice & Easy Driving Advice

    26 November 2010

    With snow already falling in the northern parts of the UK and forecast for other areas over the next few days – particularly down the eastern side of the country...

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  • Take Care While Driving in High Winds & Gales

    12 November 2010

    With severe weather warnings forecast for the North West, Yorkshire and Humberside, Wales, Northern Ireland and the East Midlands today and tomorrow, bringing severe gales and potentially damaging gusts, RAC is advising motorists...

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  • Half Term Advice for Motorists Heading To France

    21 October 2010

    As half term approaches, RAC is advising motorist travelling to France to be aware of the current industrial action that is causing disruption across the country....

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  • Driven to Distraction

    18 October 2010

    The number of motorists who admit to taking calls and sending text messages while on the road has tripled in a year, rising from 8% to 28% and 11% to 31% respectively, according to the 2010 RAC Report on Motoring...

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  • Pot Holes

    16 September 2010

    A survey has found that most of the roads damaged by last year’s severe winter weather have yet to be repaired. RAC says that the majority of rural and urban councils surveyed have not repaired potholes, making UK winter road conditions worse during potential inclement weather this year...

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  • UK Roads Jam Packed This Bank Holiday

    26 August 2010

    From footie to festivals, carnivals to the coast, RAC is predicting that the roads will be extremely busy over the August bank holiday as people make their way to the many events that are taking place over the weekend...

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