New mobile phone laws and cameras launched in Qld

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.

Queenslanders fall victim to scams: RACQ Bank

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.

Be aware of 1 July cost increases: RACQ

The State’s peak motoring body has warned drivers of a raft of increases to transport costs in Queensland that came into effect from the start of the new financial year.

RACQ still here to help during lockdown

RACQ has assured its members critical services would remain available as 13 local government areas entered a three-day lockdown to try to stop the spread of COVID-19.

Queenslanders saving this year’s tax refund

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 Bank says NO to cyberbullying

RACQ Bank has encouraged its members to make their online safety a top priority, at the same time announcing the Bank had implemented measures to prevent online bullying and harassment.

Drivers warned of full Riverside Expressway closure

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.

How to get to RACQ MotorFest

Motoring enthusiasts heading to RACQ MotorFest this Sunday have been urged to plan their trip ahead of time with this year’s event held at a new location.

Budget must stem congestion, hike public transport lull

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.

Independent servos help drivers save

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.

Council's e-scooter scheme on track, but more work needed

RACQ has called for better infrastructure to encourage greater suburban uptake of e-scooters and e-mobility devices and more enforcement for those who break the road rules, following the release of Brisbane City Council’s plan to support the rapidly growing technology.

Townsville locals meet and greet RACQ Board

RACQ’s Board of Directors was in Townsville this week for a chance to meet and learn from local members and community groups about the issues facing their region first-hand.