Long weekend traffic double whammy

The State’s peak motoring body has warned drivers of considerable traffic delays on major arterial roads from today, with the long weekend to coincide with the end of school holidays.

Cross River Rail forces CBD road closure

The State’s peak motoring body has urged Brisbane drivers to brace for permanent CBD road closures ahead of the construction of the Albert Street station of the upcoming Cross River Rail project.

It’s not a race: Pace yourself to holidays

On the eve of school holidays, the State’s peak motoring body put drivers on notice after startling new figures showed more than one third of drivers admitted to speeding on freeways and highways.

Backflip at the bowser in regional Qld

After months of cheap prices at the petrol pump, the State’s peak motoring body has revealed fuel retailers in regional Queensland had backflipped and bumped up the average price of unleaded by more than seven cents per litre (cpl) in some areas.

Crossing the finish line: Toowoomba Bypass opens

Motorists crossing the Toowoomba range would have access to the long-awaited Toowoomba Bypass when it opened this weekend, which the State’s peak motoring body said would reduce travel time by up to 40 minutes.

Newest drivers in oldest most unsafe cars

Alarming new statistics have revealed Queensland’s youngest drivers were hitting the road in some of the oldest and most unsafe cars on the market, prompting a safety warning from the State’s peak motoring body.

Set your phone then leave it alone

RACQ will today launch its biggest ever advocacy campaign to help stem the number of lives lost due to Queensland’s deadly mobile phone addiction.

250,000 students are Streets Ahead with RACQ

The State’s peak motoring body has celebrated a major milestone educating its 250,000th primary school students through the Streets Ahead program this Queensland Road Safety Week.

Tired drivers served major wakeup call

A new RACQ survey has revealed tired drivers were more likely to fight fatigue with food or caffeine rather than sleep, prompting a major wakeup call to drivers.

Drivers need to get the message on distraction

The State’s peak motoring body has released alarming new figures on the first day of Queensland Road Safety Week which show the growing number of drivers willing to risk their lives for a text message.

CBD parking most expensive in Australia

River City motorists were charged more on average for short-term off-street parking than any other Australian capital city, according to RACQ research released today.

Catch a ride to the Ekka rides

RACQ has urged Ekka visitors to leave the car at home when headed to the event due to strict parking restrictions and road closures around the RNA showgrounds.

Sunny Coast roads slowing drivers to a crawl

The State’s peak motoring body has revealed some Sunshine Coast drivers were forced to travel at not much more than running pace during peak hour traffic, due to growing congestion.

Set your phone, then leave it alone

RACQ has launched its biggest ever advocacy campaign today to help stem the number of lives lost due to Queensland’s deadly mobile phone addiction.

Secret’s out: $2.30 for T’ba Second Range Crossing

Motorists now know how much they could expect to pay to use the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing when it opened on 8 September, after the Queensland Government announced the toll would cost light vehicles $2.30 per trip.

Credit card costs catch the unwary

Alarming new RACQ Bank research has revealed almost 60 percent of credit card holders were unaware of the adhoc fees they could be charged by their bank each month.

RACQ unveils cheapest and dearest cars to own and run

Queensland’s peak motoring body has revealed the cheapest and dearest cars to own and operate, and for the first time an electric vehicle has become attainable for motorists wanting to drive greener and not blow the budget.

Time to offer discounts to drivers: RACQ

The State’s peak motoring body has urged Transurban to offer drivers incentives and bundling options to get them to use tolls and ease south east Queensland’s traffic woes.

RACQ Bank passes on full RBA rate cut

RACQ Bank has again stepped up for its members, being one of the few institutions to pass on the full interest rate cut of 25 basis points to Queenslanders.

Drivers slugged in July 1 changes

The State’s peak motoring body has warned Queensland drivers they were set to be stung with outrageous increases to transport fees at the start of the new financial year.

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