UK Driving

12th November 2018
Want to find out which professions are Britain's best and worst drivers? We've got you covered

Revealed: Britain’s best and worst drivers

Who are the best drivers in Britain? The age-old debate can now be settled after a study of over 2.6 million motorists has exposed the safest […]
9th November 2018
Driving home for Christmas can be stressful, but with our top tips it doesn't need to be.

The perfect recipe for driving home for Christmas

It’s the most magical time of the year, but driving home for Christmas can often be one of the most stressful experiences on the road. Your […]
22nd October 2018
Image Caption On average, couples are arguing every 28 minutes.

1 in 5 motorists thinks their partner drives dangerously

What’s the most annoying thing your partner does behind the wheel? Maybe they always tune into a radio station that you don’t like? Or perhaps they […]
19th October 2018
Image Caption Motorists are being hit hard at motorway service stations

Drivers pay out 22p a litre more for fuel at motorway service stations

Have you ever pulled into a motorway service station and been stung by the unusually high cost of filling up your tank? Well according to new […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
4th September 2018
Thousands of cars are not compatible with E10 biofuel

Thousands of popular family cars won’t be able to use new ‘green’ fuel

Over half a million cars in the UK won’t be able to use the new ‘eco-friendly’ E10 fuel planned for introduction to forecourts across the country. […]
4th September 2018
If you’re buying a new car get clued up on the new number plates

The ultimate guide to new registration plates

It’s that time of the year again! New registration plates were launched in the UK on 1st September, meaning some of you will soon be driving […]
15th August 2018
Most British drivers would be too ashamed of their cars to offer lifts to their dates

Are you ashamed of your messy motor?

People could be damaging their own love lives because they’re ashamed of how messy their cars are, a revealing new survey suggests. Research by car cleaning […]
6th August 2018
Three fuel pumps on sunny fuel station forecourt.

Drivers suffer with ‘roller coaster’ fuel prices

Drivers across the UK were punished at the pumps last month, as new analysis shows the cost of fuel rose again during July. The RAC figures […]
2nd August 2018
A sign showing for a parking bay that is reserved for holders of disabled badges only.

Drivers with ‘hidden disabilities’ eligible for blue badges

People living with ‘hidden disabilities’ will soon be able to apply for blue badge parking permits. From next year, drivers with non-physical illnesses such as autism […]
26th July 2018
The North Coast 500 will take you breath away with its beautiful scenery

The Great British Road Trip: Our top five

This summer has been one to remember, and one we quite frankly don’t want to forget. It’s been compared to the summer of ‘76, or as […]
23rd July 2018
Do you know what to do if you've had a car accident?

What to do if you’ve had a car accident

Being in a car accident is not fun, in fact, it’s actually quite horrible, but unfortunately they do happen and it’s important to know what to […]
10th July 2018
Janet Smith found nails on the cul-de-sac in Highbridge, Somerset

School run drivers ‘targeted with nails’

Parents dropping off their kids at a Somerset primary school are being targeted by nails stuck to the road, a local grandmother has claimed. Janet Smith, […]
20th June 2018
Image Caption The M6 is one of Britain’s most dangerous roads

Revealed: Britain’s most dangerous roads

The most dangerous roads in Britain have been revealed in a survey, with some surprising results. The M6 and the A8(M) are the most dangerous stretches […]
13th June 2018
Fuel prices are finally starting to fall

Asda cuts fuel prices as cost criticism grows

Asda has become the first retailer to cut its fuel prices this week, following growing calls that not enough is being done to pass on savings […]