RACQ: Plan around protest action

RACQ has warned motorists to avoid the Story Bridge on Saturday afternoon, as asylum seeker protesters planned to shut down one of the river city’s major links.

RACQ backs Infrastructure Australia priority projects

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.

155,000 reasons to check your car for deadly airbags

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.

Tragic crashes see road toll soar

RACQ has pleaded with motorists to be safe on the roads after a horror weekend saw five people killed in two separate crashes in Queensland.

Wet weather warning for Queensland coast

RACQ has urged motorists living in coastal areas to take extra care on the road with some regions expected to receive their average monthly rainfall over the next few days.

Leniency needed for late rego notices: RACQ

RACQ has called on the Department of Transport and Main Roads to be lenient on motorists who were sent registration notices late, after an issue with the finalisation of fees for 2020-21.

Travel Go Card free on GC trams

RACQ has welcomed news ticketing technology was being trialed on Gold Coast trams that could give travellers more flexible payment options beyond Go Cards.

Motorists urged to check their car for deadly airbags

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.

Peak hour no longer peaks on Centenary Mwy

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.

RACQ to help future proof Bruce Highway

RACQ has met with other transport and industry bodies as part of the Bruce Highway Trust Advisory Council to identify a pipeline of projects to improve Queensland’s longest road.

New border pass available online

RACQ has informed motorists they could now apply for the new Queensland Border Declaration Pass online ahead of the borders opening from midday Friday 10 July.

RACQ grant helping kids in care

More children in crisis or living in care would receive kits of essential items, as well as clothing and toys, after charity group Care Kits for Kids Qld Inc received an RACQ Local Sponsorship grant.

Buyer beware of online car buying: RACQ

RACQ has warned car buyers to do their research before signing on the dotted line, after a new report found more people were purchasing a vehicle online, without doing a test drive.

Cross River Rail blast to give CBD the shakes

RACQ has warned motorists and pedestrians underground blasting would be tested at the Cross River Rail construction site this afternoon (Wednesday 8 July) at 2:55pm in the Brisbane CBD.

Plan ahead for a 4WD break

RACQ has warned motorists planning a 4WD break this school holidays to make sure they have the necessary permits before hitting the road.