Urgent takata airbag warning

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.

Distracted drivers not getting the message

RACQ has slammed distracted drivers for putting lives at risk, after alarming new figures revealed $1.3 million worth of fines had been handed out for mobile phone use in the past two months.

Putting our community first

As some COVID-19 restrictions started to be eased, RACQ Group CEO David Carter has encouraged Queenslanders to continue supporting each other.

There's never an excuse to drink and drive: RACQ

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.

RACQ welcomes fast-tracking of regional road upgrades

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.

Pop-up bike lanes during COVID; RACQ not in favour

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.

RACQ Bank earns five-star ratings

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.

Move over, slow down to protect roadside workers

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.

RACQ premium discounts to save members almost $5m

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.

THOR joins family of dummies

RACQ has welcomed an investment in safety testing, with a new, more advanced crash test dummy THOR added to the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP).

Rules relaxed but don't take health risks

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.

Boredom-busting long weekend car health checks

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.

Your Club's here for you through COVID-19

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 warns of tighter travel restrictions at Easter

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.

Man killed in shark attack

A man has died after he was attacked by a shark while swimming off North West Island, near Gladstone, on Monday.