With Queenslanders reporting some of the nation’s largest amount of household financial stress, the State’s largest Club has launched a financial wellbeing portal to provide accessible, relevant and helpful information.
RACQ has issued an urgent warning to Queensland motorists after it was revealed by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) that 200,000 vehicles fitted with potentially deadly takata airbags were still on Aussie roads and 8000 were so dangerous they should not be driven at all.
The State’s peak motoring body has called on the Queensland Government to implement a raft of measures to deliver long-term relief to motorists as many faced financial hardship due to the impacts of coronavirus.
RACQ has issued a strong warning to Queensland motorists after it was revealed Queensland Police were catching almost as many people drink driving as they were before travel restrictions were in place due to coronavirus.
The State’s peak motoring body has welcomed a joint funding announcement between the Federal and Queensland Governments which would see $185 million worth of road projects begin sooner on 22 key freight corridors.
RACQ has urged the Government to consider alternatives in response to an interstate idea to convert one lane of arterial roads into cycling lanes to help cyclists maintain social distancing in Queensland and instead opt for accelerating bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure projects.
For the second year in a row, RACQ Bank has been awarded five-stars by Canstar for several of its home loan offerings and its Advantage Plus deposit account for members over 55 has also been recognised for outstanding value.
After four police officers were killed on a Victorian freeway on Wednesday, RACQ said it was a tragic reminder for drivers to move over and slow down when passing emergency services and roadside workers.
As COVID-19 takes its toll on Queenslanders’ hip pockets, RACQ has announced it would make further changes to help its members, offering almost $5 million in discounts on motor vehicle insurance policies.
A new analysis by RACQ comparing March 2019 and March 2020 data has revealed traffic speeds across most major highways and motorways in the south east have improved significantly as a result of restrictions to slow the spread of coronavirus.
RACQ has urged Queenslanders not to ignore any health issues after the State Government announced senior drivers would not have to renew medical certificates to meet licencing requirements, in a bid to risk exposure to coronavirus.
As Queensland prepared for a very different Easter, staying at home, RACQ encouraged drivers to use their time wisely and ensure their cars were in tip top shape for when it comes time to hit the road again.
As Queenslanders deal with the health and economic impacts of coronavirus, RACQ’s new Group CEO David Carter is reassuring the Club’s 1.8 million members RACQ is here to help them through the pandemic.
RACQ has issued an urgent warning to Queenslanders not to travel this long weekend unless it was essential after Queensland Police promised a statewide crackdown on people who were not following social distancing rules.