RACQ Motoring

Road Safety

Road Document

Road Safety Documents

RACQ documents and reports on road safety issues including drink driving, fatigue and speed.

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Road Survey

Driver Surveys

RACQ conducts various Road Safety Surveys each year to help raise awareness.

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Older Road Users

Driving a motor vehicle is a complex task involving factors such as perception, judgement and reasonable physical capability.

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Road Safety Priorities

Information on the road safety priorities identified by RACQ including alcohol, fatigue, pedestrians and cyclists.

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Road Safety Advice

Advice on staying safe on the roads. Topics include aggressive driving, heavy vehicles and roadwork sites.

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School Programs

Road safety programs for primary and secondary school students

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Speed & Red Light Enforcement

Under Queensland’s Transport Operations (Road Use Management – Road Rules) Regulation 2009, it is an offence for drivers to exceed the speed limit applying to a section of road by any amount, or for drivers to travel into an intersection when faced with a red traffic light. Enforcement methods for detecting these offences include on-road police enforcement, as well as speed or red light cameras.

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Sharing the road with cyclists

All road users have responsibilities but there are also additional road-sharing obligations depending on whether you drive or cycle. For motorists, this includes knowing the road rules that apply to cyclists and respecting their rights. For cyclists, it means riding predictably and clearly indicating any intention to change direction.

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Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011 - 2020

The Decade of Action for Road Safety is a United Nations initiative which aims to reduce projected global road traffic deaths by half over the next 10 years. It is being led internationally by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and supported by the Federation Internationale de L’Automobile (FIA) Foundation, of which RACQ is a constituent member.

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