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Drivers overcharged up to 10p per litre of fuel despite largest drop in wholesale prices in four years

Wednesday, 05 December 2018 | News

November saw the biggest drop in fuel prices in four years after fuel retailers finally reacted to falling wholesale costs and dropped prices, the RAC says.

New independent rail ombudsman launches to deal with unresolved passenger complaints

Monday, 26 November 2018 | News

Britain’s long-suffering rail travellers finally have an ombudsman to handle disputed complaints.

Supermarkets and petrol stations fail cut fuel prices despite fall in wholesale costs, says RAC

Monday, 05 November 2018 | News

Fuel retailers are failing to pass on price cuts to motorists despite falling wholesale costs, the RAC says.

Autumn Budget 2018: Fuel duty freeze and £420 million fund to tackle potholes

Tuesday, 30 October 2018 | News

There was good news for motorists in the Budget as Chancellor Philip Hammond announced a record cash injection to improve Britain’s roads and also confirmed fuel duty would be frozen for a ninth consecutive year.

Prime Minister Theresa May commits to no new fuel duty increases

Wednesday, 03 October 2018 | News

Motorists under pressure will be relieved that the Prime Minister has committed the government to not increasing fuel duty.

Deal of the week: Get a free MOT with Halfords

Friday, 21 September 2018 | News

Buy anything from a Halfords store or online and get a free MOT.

Drive down car fuel costs and cut your carbon dioxide footprint

Tuesday, 11 September 2018 | Article

Moneywise’s top tips on how to cut your fuel consumption – it’s easier than you think.

Chris Grayling proposes lower rail fares, as 3.2% hike on cards

Wednesday, 15 August 2018 | News

Rail fares are set to rise by 3.2% in January – which is a move that transport secretary Chris Grayling says could be avoided if a lower measure of inflation is used.

Rail commuters face 3.5% fare hike in January

Tuesday, 14 August 2018 | News

Rail fares could rise by 3.5% from January, economists have warned.

Britain's best and worst motorway services revealed

Thursday, 26 July 2018 | News

More than nine in 10 (92%) people who visit motorway services are satisfied with their experience, a user survey has revealed.