After the region was slammed by a severe hailstorm, Caloundra and Sunshine Coast residents have reported they’re being approached by dodgy third party contractors trying to coerce them into making non-genuine insurance claims.
The State’s peak motoring body has today launched its Christmas road safety campaign which urged drivers to ‘Set your phone, then leave it alone’ in a bid to tackle driver distraction this festive season.
The State’s peak motoring body has warned car buyers looking for a bargain to beware of ‘hail sales’, after thousands of vehicles were damaged when destructive storms hit parts of south east Queensland last week.
The State’s peak motoring body has welcomed increased fines for drivers nabbed using mobile phones, however insisted tougher police enforcement was vital if it was to change this deadly driver behaviour.
The State’s peak motoring body has called for urgent safety upgrades to four major Bundaberg roads, after shocking crash data revealed 26 people had been killed and 189 hospitalised in crashes over five years in the region.
With Christmas just around the corner, disturbing new RACQ research has revealed almost 60 percent of Queenslanders admit they rely on credit cards to cover the cost of presents and expenses over the festive season.
After a two month streak of being the cheapest place to fill up the tank in Queensland, the State’s peak motoring body revealed the Whitsundays had lost its crown after the average price of unleaded increased by almost 10 cents per litre (cpl) in October.
As they prepared for their final days at high school, RACQ has today given Brisbane Year 12 students at Balmoral State High School advice on how they can manage their money and be financially independent when they leave the nest.
Driverless cars and traffic lights that talk to vehicles will be trialled right here in Queensland, with RACQ unveiling plans to make Brisbane home to the premier vehicle research, testing and training facility in the southern hemisphere.