RACQ has warned motorists to expect long delays after a truck crash near Townsville forced the closure of the Bruce Highway in both directions.
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.
Queenslanders have been warned against making reckless financial decisions which could hurt them in the long run, after new figures forecast consumers would spend an additional $1.5 billion more this year.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.