With just four months left until Christmas Day, Queenslanders have been urged not to leave it all up to Santa and to start saving now, with new RACQ Bank research revealing more than half of us don’t save for Christmas.
Toowoomba average fuel prices last month jumped almost six cents per litre (cpl) compared with the previous month according to RACQ, reflecting an upwards trend in regional fuel prices across the State.
RACQ Bank has issued a warning about the rise in financially damaging scams, as its new research revealed more than 62 percent of Queenslanders surveyed had been personally targeted or knew someone who had been targeted by scammers.
Queenslanders looking to tighten their budgets have been urged to consider how much they spent on lunches and take away food as new RACQ Bank research revealed one third of those surveyed admit they have had to forego buying groceries due to financial pressures.
As the Federal Government announced a $10 billion fund designed to help drive down high insurance premiums across north Queensland, and keep locals insured, RACQ reiterated its commitment to the region it had been insuring for almost half a century.
The State’s peak motoring body has pleaded with Sunshine Coast motorists to drive safely this Easter long weekend, after it revealed RACQ’s Air Rescue Network had responded to an alarming number of car crashes already this year.
Drivers fed up with traffic congestion have named and shamed more than 400 of Queensland’s worst roads for unnecessary delays with several roads in the Wide Bay-Burnett region receiving poor report cards.
The State’s peak motoring body has called on the Palaszczuk Government to immediately progress urgent upgrades to the infamous Centenary Motorway after drivers named and shamed the stretch as one of the most congested in Queensland.
RACQ has urged vehicle owners to get serious about protecting their car keys as the Club’s new research found 70 percent of Queenslanders admitted to storing their keys in easy to steal places including inside the vehicle.