Free travel on Brisbane trains

RACQ has urged Brisbane commuters to take advantage of free travel on Queensland Rail services over the next four Mondays.

RACQ applauds Bruce Highway upgrade

RACQ has welcomed news the Bruce Highway upgrade to expand the stretch between Caboolture and Beerburrum to six lanes had been prioritised, but called for works to be fast-tracked further north.

Cairns drivers paying more to pump

Motorists in Cairns were being charged on average nearly 10 cents more per litre (cpl) for unleaded petrol (ULP) in October than the previous month, according to the State’s peak motoring body.

Whitsundays breaks cheap fuel streak

After a two month streak of being the cheapest place to fill up the tank in Queensland, the State’s peak motoring body revealed the Whitsundays had lost its crown after the average price of unleaded increased by almost 10 cents per litre (cpl) in October.

We're here for bushfire victims

As Queenslanders and their homes remained under threat from bushfires raging across the State, RACQ has activated teams to support impacted members.

Fuel pump pain for Noosa motorists

Noosa drivers have felt hip pocket pain, with the region named the most expensive spot to fill up in Queensland last month, according to the State’s peak motoring body.

River City to get more bridges

RACQ has welcomed news the first of five new green bridges to be built in Brisbane was now a step closer with community consultation kicking off.

Reduced road toll: not the time to relax

The State’s peak motoring body has welcomed news Queensland’s road toll had improved on last year’s, but warned it was not time for drivers or governments to become complacent.

Is your battery hot weather ready?

With high temperatures predicted across Queensland later this week, the State’s peak motoring body has urged motorists to check their battery was ready for the heatwave.

Better infrastructure needed before bullet train

RACQ has dismissed a proposal to use retired Japanese bullet trains for high speed rail between the Gold Coast and Brisbane, and instead called on governments to get on with delivering current projects.

Schoolies to get real on money

As they prepared for their final days at high school, RACQ has today given Brisbane Year 12 students at Balmoral State High School advice on how they can manage their money and be financially independent when they leave the nest.

Don't let Halloween become a nightmare

The State’s peak motoring body has warned drivers to be on the lookout for little ghost, ghouls and monsters walking the streets for Halloween on Thursday night.

RACQ drives next generation vehicle testing

Driverless cars and traffic lights that talk to vehicles will be trialled right here in Queensland, with RACQ unveiling plans to make Brisbane home to the premier vehicle research, testing and training facility in the southern hemisphere.

RACQ announces new Group CEO

RACQ President and Chair Bronwyn Morris today announced that following an extensive search RACQ has appointed experienced executive and Queenslander David Carter to the role of Group CEO.

Heat warning on babies locked in cars

As the south-east prepares for rising summer temperatures, RACQ has revealed new data which shows its patrols rescue an average of three babies from locked cars in Queensland every day.

Are tougher towie laws working?

RACQ has encouraged Queenslanders to have their say on the effectiveness of the new tow truck laws, after the State Government released a discussion paper and survey on the legislation designed to clean up the industry.

Beach access fee to skyrocket

The State’s peak motoring body has urged four-wheel-drive enthusiasts to lock in their annual permits for North Stradbroke Island now, with the fee set to jump by more than $100 in the coming days.

Time's up for Centenary Mwy

RACQ has called on the State Government to commit to an upgrade of the Centenary Motorway, as latest data showed motorists commuting to and from Brisbane’s western suburbs continued to suffer.

Second M1 hailed a congestion busting relief

RACQ has welcomed news by the State Government of the construction of the Coomera Connector, which would provide relief for the hundreds of thousands of motorists stuck in daily traffic commuting between Brisbane and the Gold Coast.

Leave driving to the Supercar stars

The State’s peak motoring body has urged Gold Coast 600-goers to ditch the car and catch public transport, with gridlock expected at the weekend.

More opportunities to fuel up for less: RACQ

Motorists were reaping benefits at the bowser, with cheaper fuel more frequently available in the south east since the introduction of real time petrol price reporting, according to RACQ.

New change to how you pay your way

RACQ has welcomed a move towards allowing commuters to pay for their public transport trips using their mobile phone, payWave, smartwatch and Fitbit.