RACQ: Plan ahead to avoid protest delays

RACQ has urged drivers to consider alternative modes of transport on Wednesday and Friday this week, with more planned protest action expected to cause chaos for commuters.

Kids at risk with flaw in CTP scheme

RACQ has called on the Queensland Government to put kids first in the State’s Compulsory Third Party (CTP) scheme and protect them regardless of who was at fault in a crash.

Stay safe on the roads this Christmas

RACQ has thrown its support behind the Queensland Police Service’s Christmas road safety campaign, Operation Romeo Sleigh, launched today to target the Fatal Five during the holiday period.

Sunshine Coast residents targeted by storm chasers

After the region was slammed by a severe hailstorm, Caloundra and Sunshine Coast residents have reported they’re being approached by dodgy third party contractors trying to coerce them into making non-genuine insurance claims.

RACQ urges patience as interchange opens

The State’s peak motoring body has urged Sunshine Coast drivers to allow extra travel time, with extensive delays being experienced at a new interchange opened on Wednesday night.

New tunnel not the solution: RACQ

RACQ has warned an idea for a tunnel in Brisbane’s south may not stack up economically and called on council to consider other ways to ease congestion across the region.

Funding boost for flood damaged roads

RACQ has welcomed a $14.9 million funding announcement from the State and Federal Government to repair flood damaged roads in far north and western Queensland.

Hail discounts could damage your hip pocket

The State’s peak motoring body has warned car buyers looking for a bargain to beware of ‘hail sales’, after thousands of vehicles were damaged when destructive storms hit parts of south east Queensland last week.

RACQ backs tougher stance on distracted drivers

The State’s peak motoring body has welcomed increased fines for drivers nabbed using mobile phones, however insisted tougher police enforcement was vital if it was to change this deadly driver behaviour.

Brisbane fuel prices on the improve

RACQ has welcomed news drivers in Brisbane and Australia’s four other largest capitals cities paid less for fuel in the last quarter compared to the same period in 2018.

Fatalities down in the lead up to Christmas

RACQ has highlighted Queensland’s road toll was at its lowest point in more than five years, prompting the peak motoring body to issue a reminder to motorists to drive safely ahead of the Christmas period.

Fuel pump pain for inner city Brisbane

Inner-city and western Brisbane drivers were being charged record high prices for unleaded petrol (ULP) today, with fuel tipping on average 173.1 cents per litre (cpl) on Thursday.

Safety works needed for deadly Bundaberg roads

The State’s peak motoring body has called for urgent safety upgrades to four major Bundaberg roads, after shocking crash data revealed 26 people had been killed and 189 hospitalised in crashes over five years in the region.

Road user charging scheme needs a revamp

The State’s peak motoring body has renewed its calls for a fairer road user charging scheme, after a new proposal to charge electric vehicle drivers was unveiled.

Hot lanes proposed to bust congestion

RACQ has warned a new concept to build express lanes and allow drivers to pay a premium to skip traffic may not be the best solution to help ease congestion across Australia.

Get in fast and fuel up: RACQ

RACQ has urged motorists to get in quick and fuel up while cheap petrol was still available across south east Queensland with prices already jumping by as much as 48 cents per litre (cpl) in some parts.

Beware of dodgy door knockers after hailstorm

RACQ has issued a warning to south east Queensland residents to shut the door on ‘storm chasers’ who would try convince homeowners to sign contracts which might result in them picking up a hefty bill.