motorists

12th November 2018
Drink driving convictions rise during December, our ultimate guide will help you stay on the right side of the law this Christmas

Drink driving laws: The ultimate guide

The Christmas party season is almost here and for many of us that means spending time with family and friends — eating, drinking and being merry. […]
31st October 2018
11,000 motorists still driving after evading ban

11,000 motorists still driving after evading ban

Drivers with over 50 penalty points on their licence are still on the roads after taking advantage of a loophole in the system, shocking new figures […]
29th October 2018
Halloween sees a spike in the number of under-10s injured on the roads

Trick-or-treaters warned of child casualty horrors on Halloween

Are you heading out trick-or-treating with your little ones this Halloween? Perhaps you’re all dressing up as goblins or ghouls, or maybe your favourite Harry Potter […]
17th October 2018
England's worst roads have been revealed as Manchester's Oldham Road

Revealed: England’s worst roads

Is there a road near you that you’re convinced is in a particularly bad condition? Well, if you live near the Oldham Road in Manchester your […]
15th October 2018
Image Caption Drivers are failing their test because they can’t read a number plate from 20m

Short-sighted learners failing tests before they’ve begun

After recent announcements about drivers who are unable to read a licence plate from 20 metres risk losing their licence, it’s been reported that thousands of […]
12th October 2018
Speeding has topped the list of most common driving laws broken in the UK

10 of the most common driving laws broken in the UK

Driving offences are common and their punishments can range from on-the-spot fines and a penalty points on your licence to hefty fines and jail time. We […]
10th October 2018
Travelling with kids can be stressful, check out our top tips to creating a stress-free journey

Top tips for travelling with kids this half term

Half term is coming around again, and if you’re planning a road trip with the kids, you might already be dreading the car journey. The stress […]
9th October 2018
Night driving can be dangerous, especially at Halloween, so here are our top tips to keep you safe on those dark nights

Top 10 tips for night driving this Halloween

Halloween is coming and your little ones are probably already getting excited at the prospect of dressing up as their favourite monsters and heading off in […]
8th October 2018
Avon and Somerset Police Force issue the most amount of speeding tickets in the UK

The UK’s speeding hotspots revealed

A new study has revealed the UK’s speeding ticket hotspots — and if you drive in Avon and Somerset you should be keeping an even closer […]
5th October 2018
Drivers are being distracted behind the wheel

80% of drivers get ‘distracted’ behind the wheel

UK drivers are putting themselves and others in danger by getting distracted on the road, according to new research. A study carried out by German Autolabs […]
2nd October 2018
Image Caption Air conditioning units are a popular addition to cars

Drivers keen to keep things cool at the wheel

Sitting behind the wheel and sweating your way through a traffic jam while you pray for a passing breeze to cool you down isn’t much fun […]
1st October 2018
It is estimated that one in six crashes on the UK’s roads is caused by tired drivers

Tired drivers face blood test crackdown

Late nights, early mornings, the day-to-day stresses of life – there are a number of reasons we can start to feel a little tired behind the […]
28th September 2018
1 in 4 cars on the UK’s roads are black

UK motorists go back to black

What colour is your car? A Ferrari-style red or maybe the classic British racing green? Well, if you answered black then you’re not alone as a […]
25th September 2018
Driving at night can present a lot of dangers, check out our top tips for driving after dark to help keep you safe on the roads

Top tips for driving at night

With summer now firmly in the rear-view mirror, it’s time to start thinking about the cold, wet days of winter and the horribly long, dark nights […]
24th September 2018
UK driving licences could be invalid if no-deal with the EU is reached

No-deal Brexit could mean UK driving licences are invalid

If you’re thinking about taking a road trip across Europe next summer, your driving licence might not be valid. That’s the warning from the Government, which […]
21st September 2018
Image Caption Wider cars find it harder to navigate every day roads

Is your car too fat for day to day driving?

The country’s most popular cars are getting wider and wider – and some of them are now too ‘fat’ to fit down certain roads, leading to […]
18th September 2018

‘Ghost Brokers’ target students in car insurance scams

Fraud specialists are warning students not to be caught out by so-called ‘Ghost Brokers’ selling fake car insurance. New figures from Action Fraud show that motorists […]
17th September 2018
Drivers support harsher punishments for mobile use

Should drivers’ phones be seized and destroyed?

The vast majority of UK drivers think police officers should be able to destroy the phones of motorists caught using them while driving. The AA survey* […]
12th September 2018
Driver handed parking fine for 1998

Driver hit with ‘20-year-old’ parking fine

What’s the longest you’ve left your car parked in a multi-storey car park? A whole day? Maybe overnight? Well, imagine the surprise of one motorist when […]
11th September 2018
https://www.rac.co.uk/drive/advice/fuel-watch/

Fuel prices hit four-and-a-half year high

Drivers in the UK face the highest fuel prices since 2014 when they fill up at the forecourt, new figures suggest. The data also shows the […]