Fuel price reporting effects felt across Aus

RACQ research has revealed the four Australian capital cities with the lowest average indicative retail margins for unleaded petrol (ULP) in 2019 were also home to states which had transparent fuel price reporting schemes.

If your car's flooded forget it

In the wake of severe wet weather across south east Queensland, RACQ has warned motorists about the dangers of driving flood-damaged vehicles.

Compounded costs see kids miss out: RACQ Bank

As parents prepared their children to head back to school next week, new RACQ data revealed one in three children had gone without school items because they were too expensive for the family budget.

Queenslanders urged to lock up or lose it

RACQ data has revealed Logan and the Gold Coast were Queensland’s worst spots for home and car theft, with more than 10,000 insurance claims received in the past four years.

Hole-y moly! Avoid the area: RACQ

A Sunrise Beach street will remain closed for at least a week after an extensive section of road collapsed following the weekend’s wild weather.

RACQ pushes for permanent fuel price reporting

A growing number of Queensland drivers are using apps and websites to get cheaper deals at the bowser, prompting RACQ to push the State Government to permanently adopt the transparent fuel price reporting scheme.

Roads closed for Elton John concert

RACQ has warned Elton John fans attending the event ‘A Day on the Green’ to plan their journey before they left home, with a number of roads around the Mount Cotton area to be closed this weekend.

Keep the shoulders clear: RACQ

Motorists have been warned to stay out of shoulder lanes on highways and motorways in heavy traffic, following the release of footage of RACQ’s Traffic Response Unit (TRU) unable to get through gridlock during the weekend’s massive crash on the M1.

Fatal crash closes the Bruce Highway

RACQ has urged motorists to avoid the Bruce Highway north of Townsville after a fatal crash closed the road in both directions early Wednesday morning.

Action needed now to deliver Brisbane Metro

The State’s peak motoring body has called for Brisbane City Council (BCC) to get on with delivering the Brisbane Metro, following criticism that design delays had potentially blown out costs.

Protests could hold up busy CBD streets

RACQ has warned Brisbane city commuters to allow extra travel time ahead of their trip home on Friday afternoon, with protests planned in the CBD expected to cause delays.

Rush to the bowser: RACQ

RACQ has urged motorists to fill up their tanks now before the majority of retailers hiked their prices in excess of 170 cents per litre (cpl).

Fuel up to beat first price hike of 2020

In the wake of airstrikes in Iraq on Wednesday, RACQ has put local petrol companies on notice not to take advantage of the situation and hike prices unnecessarily high.

Plans to combat odometer tampering

Making odometer readings compulsory at vehicle registration renewals in a bid to combat odometer tampering could work, but RACQ warned it may be difficult and costly for governments to implement.

Animal strike warning for SEQ drivers

Queensland drivers have been urged to watch out for cows, kangaroos and other wildlife after reports of increased animal sightings by busy roadsides in south east Queensland.

Play it safe for school parking: RACQ

RACQ has urged parents and caregivers to stick to the rules when it came to parking around schools after it was revealed more than 500 fines were handed out across Brisbane.

Qld drivers warned against travel to NSW

RACQ has told Queenslanders not to make any unnecessary travel over the border as authorities declared New South Wales (NSW) a state of emergency in grave bushfire conditions.

Know the risks of drunk walking this NYE

RACQ has warned party goers to avoid drunk walking this New Year’s Eve, after startling new data revealed alcohol contributed to 27 pedestrian deaths in Queensland since 2013.

Follow the rules if you're beach-bound

RACQ has warned beachgoers to brush up on their road rules this holiday period after the Queensland Police Service (QPS) reported many drivers had disregarded some of the most common ones.

Near misses at level crossings prompt warning

RACQ has warned pedestrians and motorists to take safety near level crossings seriously, after new data revealed the number of near-misses on Queensland’s rail network had increased in the last year.

Road closures to ring in New Year

As Brisbane residents prepared to celebrate the start of 2020, RACQ has urged drivers to be aware of road closures in place for New Year’s Eve celebrations.

Motorcyclist safety at roadworks is crucial

The State’s peak motoring body has praised efforts to improve safety for motorcyclists at road works, following a fatality and a number of near misses at several sites in recent months.

The mechanics who saved Christmas

With thousands of Queenslanders hitting the roads over the festive season, RACQ has revealed it attended nearly 18,000 calls for assistance last Christmas, fixing flat batteries and tyres and unlocking cars during the holiday season.

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