Play it safe on scooters: RACQ

RACQ has warned Queenslanders to put safety first when riding on scooters, after it was revealed more than $230,000 worth of fines were handed out to almost 2000 riders of Personal Mobility Devices (PMDs), which included segways, hoverboards and e-scooters, in the last two years.

Congestion at record high in Brisbane

RACQ has revealed traffic congestion in Brisbane had soared, peaking at levels not seen in years, indicating residents continued to favour cars over public transport for their commute amid COVID-19.

Businesses could help drive move to EVs

RACQ has welcomed the Federal Government’s focus on encouraging businesses to buy electric vehicles (EVs) as it would bolster the second-hand market and prompt more drivers to try the emerging technology.

Massive peak hour delays across Brisbane

UPDATED: RACQ has warned motorists to drive safely on the roads in south east Queensland today, after Queensland Fire and Emergency Service responded to 12 crashes as well as reports of people driving through flood water this morning.

Mapping the future of driverless cars in Queensland

High definition (HD) maps would be crucial to the success of driverless cars in Queensland and governments and private businesses would have to work together to make it happen, a report jointly produced by RACQ has revealed.

RACQ transforms with mobile EV chargers on board

As electric vehicles (EVs) became more popular and affordable, RACQ will unveil its new tow trucks and roadside patrol equipped with on-board mobile EV chargers, now available to drivers who run out of charge in Brisbane.

Works underway on CityLink Cycleway

RACQ has warned motorists to expect changes to some of Brisbane CBD’s busiest streets, as curbside parking was removed to make way for Brisbane City Council’s CityLink Cycleway trial.

River link to close permanently

RACQ has warned motorists the Victoria Bridge would close permanently to general traffic this Sunday (24 January) to make way for the Brisbane Metro and an active transport link.

Feds urged to fund inland route

RACQ has renewed calls to fast-track Bruce Highway safety capacity and flood immunity projects, as well as Federal Government funding for the Inland Highway, after it was once again cut by recent flood waters.

TC Kimi has FNQ in scope

RACQ has warned residents to prepare as Tropical Cyclone Kimi pummelled towards far north Queensland communities.

NQ wild weather not over yet

With two major weather systems set to collide in north Queensland, RACQ has warned residents to brace for more heavy rain and flooding.

RACQ remains here for you during Brisbane lockdown

RACQ has assured its members critical services would remain available during the Brisbane lockdown period, but urged residents to stay home over the next three days to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Back it up and avoid flooded roads

RACQ has warned motorists not to drive in flood waters, after a man was pulled from the roof of his car after becoming stranded in floodwater south of Ingham.

Keep calm on pre-lockdown roads RACQ

RACQ has called for courtesy and patience as major highways in south east Queensland were gridlocked in the wake of the imminent three-day Greater Brisbane lockdown.

Motorists need to prepare before they go outback: RACQ

With motorists using outback Queensland roads to avoid COVID-19 related border restrictions, RACQ has warned drivers not to make the journey west unless they are well-prepared for what can be difficult driving conditions.

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