Green light for driving tests to resume

RACQ has welcomed an announcement Queensland learner drivers would be able to sit for their P-plate licence again, with practical driving tests to resume on 15 June.

Fill up the tank before cheap fuel disappears

RACQ has encouraged motorists to fill up the tank before cheap fuel all but disappeared in Brisbane, as rising prices coincided with travel restrictions being lifted within Queensland.

Slow down as restrictions ease

RACQ has pleaded with motorists to drive safely on the roads, as all travel restrictions within Queensland were lifted from midday Monday 1 June.

Time to brush up on u-turn rules

The State’s peak motoring body has reminded drivers of u-turn rules, after a trial of new signs on Brisbane streets led to illegal u-turns dropping by up to 85 percent.

Play it safe on quad bikes: RACQ

RACQ has urged quad and motorbike riders to wear helmets to protect themselves from critical injuries, after three people were injured in separate incidents in the past week.

New QLD border checkpoint opens

RACQ has advised motorists a new checkpoint between the Queensland and New South Wales border had been opened in the Gold Coast hinterland.

Miners airlifted after horrific explosion

Three RACQ LifeFlight Rescue Air Ambulance Jets and the crew from RACQ CQ Rescue worked together to rescue five mine workers after an underground mine explosion at Moranbah yesterday afternoon.

Distracted drivers not getting the message

RACQ has slammed distracted drivers for putting lives at risk, after alarming new figures revealed $1.3 million worth of fines had been handed out for mobile phone use in the past two months.

There's never an excuse to drink and drive: RACQ

RACQ has issued a strong warning to Queensland motorists after it was revealed Queensland Police were catching almost as many people drink driving as they were before travel restrictions were in place due to coronavirus.

Pop-up bike lanes during COVID; RACQ not in favour

RACQ has urged the Government to consider alternatives in response to an interstate idea to convert one lane of arterial roads into cycling lanes to help cyclists maintain social distancing in Queensland and instead opt for accelerating bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure projects.

Move over, slow down to protect roadside workers

After four police officers were killed on a Victorian freeway on Wednesday, RACQ said it was a tragic reminder for drivers to move over and slow down when passing emergency services and roadside workers.

THOR joins family of dummies

RACQ has welcomed an investment in safety testing, with a new, more advanced crash test dummy THOR added to the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP).

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