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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