Dam tragedy a reminder for all: RACQ

Following a tragic weekend on Queensland’s roads that saw two children among those killed in crashes across the State, RACQ has pleaded with drivers to take extra care as we headed into the high-risk time for road fatalities.

Horror week on CQ roads

RACQ has urged motorists to take extra care on regional highways this National Road Safety Week, after three lives were lost on central Queensland roads in just seven days.

Move over or slow down: time for law

RACQ has called on the State Government to honour its election promise and investigate new laws which required motorists to move over or slow down at crashes, breakdowns and roadside incidents.

RACQ to take seat on ICA board

RACQ’s Group Executive Insurance Tracy Green has been appointed as a Director of the Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) Board, giving her greater say in the direction of the insurance industry and how it can support Queenslanders impacted by disaster.

Feds need to step in for electric vehicle tax: RACQ

RACQ has again called for an overhaul of Australia’s road user charging system and urged the Federal Government to step up to help drivers transition to low emissions vehicles without impacting infrastructure budgets.

More vehicles than licences in Qld

RACQ has encouraged motorists to consider the costs of car ownership after figures revealed there were half a million more vehicles registered in Queensland than the number of people licensed to drive them.

Speeds reduced at Bruce Highway works

RACQ has urged motorists to pack their patience and expect reduced speeds, changed traffic conditions and congestion on the Bruce Highway as work began on the $163.3 million upgrade of the Deception Bay Road Interchange.

'Zombie drivers' - the frightening danger on our roads

RACQ has issued a serious plea to Queensland drivers to wake up to the danger of fatigue, as startling research carried out by the Club revealed one third of motorists continued to drive tired despite knowing the fatal risks.

Slower speed doesn't go far enough

A plan to lower a speed limit on a major Brisbane road would not go far enough to prevent crashes with pedestrians and cyclists according to RACQ, as the Club again called for Brisbane City Council (BCC) to release more detail on improvements planned for the notorious stretch.

RACQ reveals most dangerous roads for cyclists

RACQ research has revealed up to two thirds of Brisbane CBD roads popular with cyclists had no safe cycling infrastructure, prompting an urgent call for better investment to protect the city’s riders.

Better footpath maintenance vital: RACQ

RACQ has called for greater investment in maintenance and more timely repairs for Brisbane’s damaged footpaths, after it was revealed there was a $6 million backlog of unfixed and neglected pavements throughout the City.

Emotive campaign targets vehicle technology

RACQ and ANCAP have launched a new safety campaign aimed at educating motorists about how vehicle safety technologies could potentially turn negative crash outcomes into positive ones.

RACQ backs new tech to bust bridge strikes

RACQ has welcomed Queensland Rail’s move to trial new technology to help reduce the number of bridge strikes in the south east, after nearly 70 incidents were recorded this year.