As a world-first covert speed camera trial was announced for Queensland’s school zones and roadworks, RACQ has warned drivers to take speed limits seriously or they risked not only fines but children’s and roadworker’s lives.
RACQ has warned south east Queenslanders to expect delays and changes to their train commute with a week-long closure later this month to impact several rail lines, as work on the Cross River Rail project progressed.
The State’s peak motoring body has welcomed a report outlining how fuel excise charges could be scrapped in favour of comprehensive road user charging reform to better support the country’s transition to electric vehicles (EV).
With Brisbane confirmed as host of the 2032 Olympic Games, RACQ urged State, Council and Federal leaders to work together to ensure not only a successful event, but that Queensland would be left with world class legacy infrastructure.
An RACQ vehicle donated to Ayr State High School has been the key to success for Indigenous student Denaya Carney, who used the car to complete her 100 hours of driving experience and pass her driver licence test.
RACQ has warned motorists new laws to prevent drivers being distracted by their mobile phones would come into force on Monday, accompanying the roll-out of new seatbelt detection and distraction cameras to improve road safety across Queensland.
RACQ has encouraged local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in north Queensland to apply for its new local scholarship program, which would see the Club fund 10 TAFE course places, worth $50,000.
As tax time approached, new RACQ Bank research has revealed Queenslanders have made the call to put potential tax returns towards savings or paying down debt, after an uncertain 12 months economically.
RACQ has warned drivers of changed road conditions this weekend when Brisbane’s busy Riverside Expressway closed for three nights while major construction works took place on the Queen’s Wharf development.
RACQ has urged the Palaszczuk Government to deliver congestion-busting infrastructure projects and prioritise public transport in the upcoming State Budget with new data confirming Greater Brisbane traffic is worse in some areas than pre-COVID levels.
RACQ Bank has urged Queenslanders to be aware of online scammers, after new data from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) revealed Australians lost more than $851 million to scammers in 2020 as more people moved online due to COVID-19.
RACQ has urged drivers to fill the tank at independent service stations offering the cheapest deals after it was revealed motorists in Australia’s five largest cities could have saved almost half a billion dollars by doing so last year.
The State’s peak motoring body has urged the Palaszczuk Government to deliver congestion-busting infrastructure projects and prioritise public transport in the upcoming Budget to get Gold Coast commuters moving.