RACQ has issued a serious warning to motorists to stop using their mobile phones illegally behind the wheel, after it was revealed 2300 fines had been handed out in Queensland since tough new penalties were introduced on 1 February 2020.
RACQ has welcomed Infrastructure Australia’s move to add six major Queensland projects to its national priority list, including upgrades to regional highways and improvements to bust congestion to make roads safer.
RACQ has warned motorists to expect long delays at the border crossing over the next few days, as thousands of Queenslanders rushed to return home before the border closed again at 1am Saturday 8 August.
RACQ has again urged drivers to replace their recalled Takata airbags immediately, after it was revealed more than 155,000 cars still contained the potentially deadly airbags and there was just six months left for manufacturers to fix them.
RACQ has warned drivers who illegally parked in disabled spaces at shopping centre carparks that they would be caught, with the State Government pushing for parking inspectors to be allowed on private premises to fine those who ignored the rules.
RACQ has again urged Queensland drivers to replace their potentially deadly Takata airbags, as it was revealed the website ismyairbagsafe.com.au had been used 11 million times to check for vehicles affected by the compulsory recall.
Motorists using Brisbane’s busy Centenary Motorway have experienced a reduction in their weekday daily commute time, with the impact of COVID-19 resulting in a return to one peak hour rather than peak hours, according to RACQ.