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Sweltering conditions lead RAC to issue driver warning as temperatures hit 34 degrees

With the UK in the midst of the hottest day of the year, drivers are being urged to take precautions and make checks before heading onto the nation’s roads. The high temperatures have led motoring organisations to take the unusual step of issuing warnings to drivers. RAC spokesman Rod Dennis said: “With the temperature ramping […]

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RAC issues top tips to make your petrol go further as prices top £2 per litre

The price of petrol at UK forecourts has now hit 182.31p a litre, according to RAC data. This means the cost of filling up a 55-litre family car has exceeded £100 for the first time. Some motorway forecourts are already selling petrol above £2 a litre – but the RAC has warned this is likely […]

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AA slams RAC for ‘reckless speculation’ a fuel prices forecast to skyrocket from today

RAC spokesman Simon Williams defended his organisation from AA claims suggesting the RAC were causing the prices of fuel to increase in the UK. Mr Williams denied being the cause of the dramatic fuel price hike when questioned by BBC journalist Nick Robinson. The RAC spokesperson explained why he believes what the group say does […]

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Fuel price horror: RAC says petrol and deisel to rocket to ‘frightening’ levels

The RAC and AA demanded more action from the Government on Monday after figures showed petrol prices soared by nearly 6p a litre at forecourts over the half-term school holiday. A litre of unleaded petrol stood at a “frightening” 177.88p on Sunday, meaning filling a typical 55-litre family car with petrol has become around £3 […]

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Eight essential fuel-saving tips from the RAC: Include ideal speeds and cruise control use

With the cost of filling a car up heading towards an average of £100, it will be more important than ever for Britons to get the most out of their money. Motoring organisation The RAC has compiled key tips on how drivers can save fuel and go further on their tank. Make sure you maintain […]

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‘Miss the worst of the queues’ RAC suggests when to drive to avoid Easter traffic chaos

The RAC is warning of motorway gridlock as 21.5 million drivers prepare to take to roads, with today, Good Friday, expected to be the busiest with 4.62 million trips planned. It is set to break records, with it being the busiest Easter bank holiday in eight years, with millions looking to enjoy the first Easter without […]

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Petrol price surge: RAC warning as motorists prepare for ‘costliest Easter on record’

The motoring organisation said that the increase in prices was driven by rising wholesale costs as a result of the war in Ukraine. RAC spokesman Simon Williams said that the cut in fuel duty announced by Chancellor Rishi Sunak in his spring statement had yet to have any impact. He said: “March 2022 will go […]

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RAC calls for car tax cut to help ‘ease some of the pain’ for drivers as fuel costs rise

Simon Williams, RAC fuel spokesman said they were calling for an “emergency, temporary cut in VAT” rates to help struggling drivers. They said this would “better protect” road users from any further petrol and diesel increases. It comes after fuel costs have soared to record highs in the aftermath of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The […]

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Oil Price surge: ‘Eye-watering’ petrol prices reach ‘frightening new highs’, warns RAC | UK | News

The RAC have warned motorists to prepare for daily new record prices of fuel as multiple global factors impact the price of oil. With the prices surging, the markets are being sent into a frenzy causing concern of another financial crash. The International Energy Agency (IEA) has increased its predictions for global oil demand in […]