What you need to know about greener motoring

Queenslanders are becoming increasingly aware of – and concerned about – environmental issues, particularly the impact of motor vehicles on the environment.

In this section, you'll find a range of articles and resources to help you become a more environmentally conscious driver. We want to help you become a greener driver, so you save on fuel and maintenance costs and do your bit for the environment.

EcoDrive Research study

In 2012, we conducted a study to investigate the effectiveness of eco-driving for motorists living in Australia. The combined effect of all the eco-driving training trialled during the study showed a significant 4.6% reduction in fuel use and an average reduction of 0.51 litres per 100 kilometres (l/100km).

Want to know more about the study?

Download the EcoDrive Research Study reports here:

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The Climate Change Challenge
RACQ has risen to the challenge of helping motorists to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
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RACQ EcoDrive Research Study
Changing your driving habits can save you money and save our environment.
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Hybrid vehicles
Hybrid vehicles are becoming increasingly common. Find out why.

Things to note

The information in this article has been prepared for general information purposes only and is not intended as legal advice or specific advice to any particular person. Any advice contained in the document is general advice, not intended as legal advice or professional advice and does not take into account any person’s particular circumstances. Before acting on anything based on this advice you should consider its appropriateness to you, having regard to your objectives and needs.