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.

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.

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.

Keep your mates safe on the roads at Schoolies

As tens of thousands of young drivers prepared to head to Schoolies celebrations this week, the State’s peak motoring body has issued a warning to not let a good time turn into tragedy on the roads.

Qlders bad Xmas spending habits revealed

With Christmas just around the corner, disturbing new RACQ research has revealed almost 60 percent of Queenslanders admit they rely on credit cards to cover the cost of presents and expenses over the festive season.

Major highway cut by fire

The State’s peak motoring body has warned drivers to avoid unnecessary travel after a major highway was closed due to a fast-moving bushfire north of Toowoomba.

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.