Bowser prices to hit record lows: RACQ

RACQ expected petrol prices to dive below 100 cents per litre (cpl), as the current health crisis and the oil price war started by Saudi Arabia had an unprecedented impact on the cost of oil.

Transport cost relief needed now: RACQ

RACQ has called on the State Government to take urgent action to ease the burden of transport costs on households as many Queenslanders face financial hardship due to the impact of coronavirus.

Qld's most congested roads revealed

The Pacific Motorway has been crowned the State’s most congested road for the third consecutive time, according to an RACQ survey of Queensland drivers.

Parents urged to take up driving lessons

The State’s peak motoring body has urged supervisors of learners to brush up on their driving skills, after new research found parents became better teachers after taking a lesson with an accredited driving instructor.

We're here for you Queensland: RACQ

As Queensland continued to be impacted by severe weather, the COVID-19 health crisis and tough economic times, the State’s largest Club has urged its members to get in touch if they need help.

North Qld urged to prepare now for cyclone

As a tropical low was set to dump 500mm on the far north before it would likely turn into a cyclone later this week, RACQ has urged residents to start preparing their properties now.

RACQ thanks Qld for raising more than $1m

On Sunday, 15,000 runners, joggers and walkers pounded the pavement at the RACQ International Women’s Day Fun Run to raise more than $1 million for women with breast cancer.

Wide Bay rewarded at the bowser

Wide Bay drivers have cause to celebrate, with Maryborough and Bundaberg named as some of the cheapest places in Queensland to fill the tank last month, according to the RACQ.

Global oil prices plummet keeping fuel prices low

Coronavirus and global economic instability has resulted in the cheapest unleaded petrol (ULP) prices in Brisbane since February last year, with an average of 122 cents per litre (cpl), according to RACQ.

Most common time for crashes revealed: RACQ

RACQ has warned motorists to take extra care on the roads today after new data revealed drivers were more likely to have a car crash on Fridays than on any other day of the week.

Child restraint failure a ticking time bomb: RACQ

RACQ has issued a dire warning to parents and caregivers who own a Joie i-Travvel child restraint after it catastrophically failed a safety test by the Child Restraint Evaluation Program (CREP) and given the lowest possible one-star rating.

Cupid says swipe right on a better bank

Queenslanders have been urged to put themselves first this Valentine’s Day after new RACQ Bank research revealed one-third said it was simply too much effort to end a bad relationship with their bank.

3,000 calls for help during downpour

RACQ has revealed its Roadside Assistance Patrols were inundated with almost 3,000 calls for help from across Queensland on Thursday, as parts of the State copped torrential rain.

Why you need to fill the tank now: RACQ

Despite petrol currently selling for bargain prices in south east Queensland, the State’s peak motoring body has revealed only one quarter of all drivers would actually take advantage of the cheaper prices and fill up.

Thousands call for help as kids head back to school

On the eve of the busiest day of the year for RACQ’s Roadside Assistance Patrols, the Club has issued a warning to parents that they need to be on their game if they’re to avoid getting caught out with a flat tyre or battery on the school drop off.

Worst times to travel over long weekend revealed

RACQ has urged motorists to plan their trips over the Australia Day long weekend after Club research revealed 65 percent of Queenslanders did not consider when would be the best time to travel to avoid traffic.

Compounded costs see kids miss out: RACQ Bank

As parents prepared their children to head back to school next week, new RACQ data revealed one in three children had gone without school items because they were too expensive for the family budget.

Queenslanders urged to lock up or lose it

RACQ data has revealed Logan and the Gold Coast were Queensland’s worst spots for home and car theft, with more than 10,000 insurance claims received in the past four years.

RACQ pushes for permanent fuel price reporting

A growing number of Queensland drivers are using apps and websites to get cheaper deals at the bowser, prompting RACQ to push the State Government to permanently adopt the transparent fuel price reporting scheme.