72% of drivers say they want a crackdown on engine idling, with 44% saying fine drivers if they refuse to switch off, new RAC research suggests.
Diesel pump prices rose by one-third of a pence per litre across the UK last month, following fears that the refinery fires in Saudi Arabia would lead to increases.
A training course has been launched by Highways England to help the roadside recovery industry operate safely on smart motorways.
Although the average price of petrol and diesel on the UK’s forecourts fell slightly in August retailers failed give the entire discount in the wholesale price of unleaded to drivers, data from RAC has found.
Fleets are being warned that the August bank holiday traffic is expected to be at its busiest on Friday, with five million leisure trips planned.
The majority of UK airports have increased their short-term charges for picking up and dropping off passengers since last year, new research from RAC suggests.
New data from the RAC shows that both diesel and petrol prices increased during July as the pound lost 3% on the dollar.
In the last year there fewer pothole breakdowns have taken place than in Q2 2019.
Fleets have been told be prepared for ‘Frantic Friday’ this week as it will see a record number of vehicles on the road.
Euro Car Parts has signed a three-year telematics and driving monitoring deal with the RAC for its fleet of more than 3,000 vehicles.
But RAC says, despite petrol being 3p a litre cheaper and a litre of diesel falling by 5p, retailers could have gone further.
Drivers who ignore lane closures on motorways marked with a red ‘X’ will face a £100 fine and three penalty points.
Majority of drivers are calling for Government action on regulations covering vehicle headlights.
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Ben Aldous has been named RAC patrol of the year just two years after joining the company.
The youngest offenders in 2018 were two 11-year-olds, but the youngest on record since 2012 was a 10-year-old who was caught in 2016.
The UK’s four big supermarkets have raised the price of petrol almost every day for three months, the RAC has revealed.
Bank holiday traffic looks set to peak on Saturday, with an estimated 6.6m separate trips planned (up from 3.8m last year).
Of the hundreds of thousands of small business vehicles protected by the RAC, 31% are expected to suffer a breakdown this year.
RAC patrols attended fewer pothole-related breakdowns in the first three months of 2019 than they have in any first quarter for three years.
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