RACQ has revealed more than 120 potentially deadly vehicle models were being sold in Queensland’s booming used-car market, prompting a warning for buyers to do their research before signing on the dotted line.
As a world-first covert speed camera trial was announced for Queensland’s school zones and roadworks, RACQ has warned drivers to take speed limits seriously or they risked not only fines but children’s and roadworker’s lives.
RACQ has warned south east Queenslanders to expect delays and changes to their train commute with a week-long closure later this month to impact several rail lines, as work on the Cross River Rail project progressed.
With just four months left until Christmas Day, Queenslanders have been urged not to leave it all up to Santa and to start saving now, with new RACQ Bank research revealing more than half of us don’t save for Christmas.
The State’s peak motoring body has welcomed a report outlining how fuel excise charges could be scrapped in favour of comprehensive road user charging reform to better support the country’s transition to electric vehicles (EV).
RACQ’s President, CEO and Board representatives are inviting all members to meet with them online on Tuesday 21 September at 10.30am to discuss RACQ’s intention to make changes to improve the Club’s governance.
Toowoomba average fuel prices last month jumped almost six cents per litre (cpl) compared with the previous month according to RACQ, reflecting an upwards trend in regional fuel prices across the State.
With Brisbane confirmed as host of the 2032 Olympic Games, RACQ urged State, Council and Federal leaders to work together to ensure not only a successful event, but that Queensland would be left with world class legacy infrastructure.
It has been nearly 50 years since RACQ’s constitution introduced some of the ways members elect the Club’s directors, but in the lead up to the 2021 Annual General Meeting (AGM), members will hear more about upcoming changes to RACQ’s corporate governance and how it will benefit them.
An RACQ vehicle donated to Ayr State High School has been the key to success for Indigenous student Denaya Carney, who used the car to complete her 100 hours of driving experience and pass her driver licence test.
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.
RACQ has encouraged local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in north Queensland to apply for its new local scholarship program, which would see the Club fund 10 TAFE course places, worth $50,000.
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.