RAC hikes breakdown cover prices by more than 30% in some cases – here's how to beat the increases
RAC breakdown cover policyholders will see prices hiked, in some cases by more than 30%, at renewal. But if you've had a notification of a price rise, you don't have to accept it. You may be able to leave penalty-free, or haggle to get the price lowered.
9 August 2022
RAC says drivers collectively paid £156 million more than they should have for petrol in December - here's how you can cut fuel costs
UK drivers collectively paid £156 million more than they should have for petrol in December, equating to roughly £5 million a day, according to motoring group the RAC, which has accused retailers of overcharging.
6 January 2022
Councils taking days to repair severe potholes
Councils' targets for fixing the most severe potholes on their roads vary wildly, with repairs taking minutes in some areas and up to three days elsewhere, according to new data
18 January 2019
RAC apologises to customers after breaking insurance renewal rules
The RAC has been forced to apologise for the content of its insurance renewal letters
3 April 2018
Pothole breakdowns jump more than 10%
The number of cars breaking down after hitting potholes has jumped dramatically in the past year, according to the RAC
26 January 2018
20 tricks to drive down motoring costs
Tricks to bring rising motoring costs to a skidding halt, including beating increasing fuel costs & car insurance hikes
30 March 2016
Cheap drains, trains & automobile (travel)
Whether you're Driving Home for Xmas or leaving your Home Alone, we've tips to cut travel costs and protect your home
16 December 2015
VW emissions scandal: what does it mean for you?
The owners of nearly 1.2 million cars in the UK have been told their diesel vehicles contain emissions cheating software
2 October 2015
23 tricks to pimp your motor's MoneySaving
Avoid £1,000 fine risk, can you get a year's car insurance for 96p, or at least a 'free' Kindle?
12 August 2015
Could you reclaim unfair private parking fines?
Drivers may have been illegally charged millions of pounds by overzealous private parking firms, according to the RAC
20 February 2015
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Decent vision should not be an 'optional extra' and Government help is needed, warn eye care professionals - check if you qualify for support28 November 2022Millions of people across the UK are struggling to afford eye care due to the cost of living crisis, industry experts have said. They're now urging the Government to increase the amount people can get to cover the cost of glasses and contact lenses.
25 November 2022Transport services across the UK are to be disrupted again this month with thousands of rail workers due to walk out on Wednesday 5 and Saturday 8 October.
Energy price cap to rise in January – your energy rates could change slightly, but it is largely meaningless for your bill24 November 2022The energy price cap will rise by 20% in January 2023, regulator Ofgem announced this morning.
24 November 2022If you get a text message from the Metropolitan Police in the next 48 hours asking for help fighting fraud, don't ignore it. The organisation is sending text messages to 70,000 people who may have been targeted by fraudsters using a sophisticated online tool to spoof the phone numbers of legitimate companies such as banks.
28 November 2022It is a national tragedy that getting on for a million pensioners, many of whom have been paying into the system for years, are missing out on a critical boost to their income. It's called pension credit, and this year it also means you get an extra £650 to help with energy bills.
2 November 2022
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