Complacency could cost Queensland lives

27 September 2018 Queenslanders have been urged to use the long weekend to prepare for the upcoming storm season as new RACQ data revealed much of the State was not ready for potential wild weather.

Avoid fines, plan your trip to Riverfire: RACQ

24 September 2018 The State’s peak motoring body has urged Brisbane residents headed to Riverfire celebrations to leave the car at home and avoid the hassle of road closures and limited parking.

Tired drivers risking their lives on Qld roads: RACQ

21 September 2018 As families prepared to set off on school holiday road trips, RACQ has released shocking new statistics which revealed more than one third of Queensland motorists had admitted to driving while fatigued.

Deal or deadly ride? RACQ rates safest used cars

19 September 2018 The State’s peak motoring body has revealed the nation’s safest and deadliest used cars on the market and warned drivers about the risks of choosing a cheap deal, over safety features.

Fatal ride – teens admit they’re terrified in cars

14 September 2018 A staggering 74 percent of high school students have admitted to being scared for their lives as car passengers, which has prompted the State’s peak motoring body to issue a wake-up call to teens and their parents in the lead up to school holidays.

Damning road safety report mustn’t be ignored: RACQ

10 September 2018 The State’s peak motoring body has called for drastic action to drive down Australia’s shocking road toll after a national inquiry revealed our road safety performance had hit the brakes, costing not only lives, but more than $30 billion to the economy.

RACQ Bank leaves rates on hold

RACQ Bank has reassured members it had no plans to increase its market-leading, low rate variable interest rate in the short-term, following out-of-cycle home loan rate hikes by three of Australia’s big four banks.

Horror crash teaches students road safety: RACQ

29 August 2018 Townsville teenagers would benefit from real-life, graphic lessons in road safety at a critical time in their lives, with RACQ’s award-winning Docudrama program set to be rolled out to north Queensland high schools from today.

Urgent warning to prepare for bushfire season

23 August 2018 Queenslanders have been urged to stop being complacent and to get bushfire prepared as new RACQ research revealed more than half of the State’s homeowners were not prepared for what was forecast to be one of the worst bushfire seasons in years.

Fatal Five refresh needed this Road Safety Week

23 August 2018 Motorists have been challenged to take an honest assessment of their driving behaviours at the launch of Queensland Road Safety Week, as new research revealed nearly three quarters of drivers had admitted to speeding.

Weekday crawl getting worse for Brisbane drivers

22 August 2018 Commute speeds along the south east’s major road corridors had slowed by up to 30 percent in July, compared with the same period last year, new data from the State’s peak motoring body revealed.

Safety works needed for deadly D’Aguilar Highway

10 August 2018 The State’s peak motoring body has called for urgent attention for the D’Aguilar Highway after it was revealed it had a shocking crash history, that had resulted in 14 deaths and hundreds of injuries between 2012 and 2016.

Townsville locals spend $13k on transport

7 August 2018 Townsville residents have forked out on average $13,464 a year in transport costs which made it the third largest household expense after housing and food.

Wrong turn in road deaths

Queensland drivers are dying in road crashes at a rate that’s seen little decline, prompting the State’s peak motoring body to call for greater Federal Government funding for low cost but effective safety upgrades on deadly roads.

Back to school means back off the accelerator

16 July 2018 The State’s peak motoring body has urged drivers to slow down on the first day of the new school term, after research revealed thousands of motorists were caught speeding through school zones in just one year.

Classic car lovers to be wowed at RACQ MotorFest

13 July 2019 One of the world’s bestselling cars will be celebrated this Sunday (15 July) at Eagle Farm Racecourse, as hundreds of iconic Australian and international vehicles go on show for RACQ MotorFest.

Motoring bodies oppose new luxury car levy

29 June 2018 Queensland’s peak bodies representing drivers and the automotive industry have opposed the introduction of a new stamp duty charge on luxury cars on 1 July.

Gov must fix Gold Coast risky roads: RACQ

28 June 2018 The riskiest roads on the Gold Coast have been named and shamed after RACQ found eleven high and medium-high risk roads were putting the region’s drivers in danger.

Gov must fix Wide Bay’s risky roads: RACQ

27 June 2018 The riskiest roads in Wide Bay have been named and shamed after RACQ found fourteen high and medium-high risk roads were putting the region’s drivers in danger.

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