Learners get schooled on road rules

RACQ has urged young drivers to be aware of the road rules after new data revealed more than 17,000 infringement notices were handed out to learner drivers in a two-year period across the State.

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.

RACQ applauds road stimulus package

RACQ has welcomed today’s announcement by the Queensland Government of more than $400 million in new, accelerated roads funding for drivers across the State, a move the Club had been calling for to help stimulate the economy.

RACQ welcomes home resilience funding

RACQ has applauded the State Government’s announcement it would renew funding for the regional Household Resilience Program, which would create jobs and decrease insurance premiums in north Queensland.

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.

Mt Isa claims most expensive fuel title

Motorists in the State’s north west have no reason to celebrate with Mt Isa named the most expensive centre in regional Queensland to fill up the tank last month.

Gympie claims cheap diesel title

Gympie motorists have reason to celebrate with the town named as the cheapest centre in regional Queensland to fill up with diesel last month.

Bundaberg claims cheap fuel title

Wide Bay motorists have reason to celebrate with Bundaberg named as the cheapest centre in regional Queensland to fill up with unleaded petrol (ULP) in last month.

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.

Dodgy storm chasers preying on hail victims

As central Queenslanders continued to recover from last month’s ferocious hailstorm, RACQ has warned residents ‘storm chasers’ had come to town and were trying to coerce locals into lodging fraudulent insurance claims, which could push up local premiums.

Don’t be complacent – secure your car at home

As Queenslanders spent more time at home, RACQ has warned vehicle owners to be vigilant in securing their cars, with thousands stolen across the State in just three years, and May one of the worst months for theft.

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.

Queensland budgets struggling under COVID-19 burden

New data has revealed 80 percent of Queenslanders need to overhaul their household budget if they’re to survive the economic pressure of the COVID-19 pandemic, prompting advice from RACQ Bank on the best ways to tackle the period ahead.

Five stars for Nissan Juke

The Nissan Juke has become the latest vehicle to receive a five-star safety rating from the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP).

Urgent takata airbag warning

RACQ has issued an urgent warning to Queensland motorists after it was revealed by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) that 200,000 vehicles fitted with potentially deadly takata airbags were still on Aussie roads and 8000 were so dangerous they should not be driven at all.