M1 upgrade plans revealed

The State’s peak motoring body has welcomed news work would begin on an upgrade between Varsity Lakes and Tugun, after plans for the $1 billion M1 project were revealed today.

Child restraint failure a ticking time bomb: RACQ

RACQ has issued a dire warning to parents and caregivers who own a Joie i-Travvel child restraint after it catastrophically failed a safety test by the Child Restraint Evaluation Program (CREP) and given the lowest possible one-star rating.

Gold Coast’s crash hot spots revealed

The State’s peak motoring body has urged Gold Coast drivers to take extra care, after it revealed the region’s worst suburbs for insurance claims resulting from traffic crashes.

Be on the lookout for pesky potholes

RACQ has warned motorists to take care on the roads after recent heavy rainfall and warm weather across the State has resulted in an increase in potholes.

Cyclone Esther to impact Queensland coast

With Cyclone Esther in the Gulf of Carpentaria due to make landfall on Monday afternoon, RACQ has urged residents near the Northern Territory-Queensland border to stay inside and avoid driving.

Manage your rego monthly

Motorists now have the option to pay their annual registration bill monthly, after a new renewal term was introduced by the State Government.

RACQ animal ambulance rescues thousands

Animal ambulance vans donated to Currumbin Wildlife Hospital by RACQ have travelled more than 70,000 kilometres in the last year saving thousands of injured animals.

Call for lawyers to face the jury

RACQ has taken the next step in its campaign to inform members and raise questions about the current Queensland Compulsory Third Party (CTP) scheme, holding a Citizens’ Jury in Brisbane at the weekend.

Why you should hold off on filling up the tank

RACQ has urged Brisbane and Gold Coast drivers to avoid filling the tank for at least the next two weeks, with fuel companies still charging unusually high margins despite a low global oil price.

Avoid the CBD after crash: RACQ

RACQ has warned motorists to expect major traffic delays in the Brisbane CBD this morning after a crash closed lanes in Petrie Terrace.

RACQ backs changes to Northern Transitway plans

The State Government has made a raft of changes to its plans for the Northern Transitway, taking up almost all recommendations made by RACQ to deliver improved public transport for Brisbane’s northside.

Cupid says swipe right on a better bank

Queenslanders have been urged to put themselves first this Valentine’s Day after new RACQ Bank research revealed one-third said it was simply too much effort to end a bad relationship with their bank.

Roads closed after SEQ drenching

RACQ has warned motorists of a number of roads closed across south east Queensland, after parts of the region copped more than 200mm of rain on Wednesday night.

Discounts needed to boost toll road patronage

The State’s peak motoring body has revealed which toll roads Brisbane motorists were avoiding and renewed calls for toll operators to offer drivers incentives and bundling options.