The mechanics who saved Christmas

With thousands of Queenslanders hitting the roads over the festive season, RACQ has revealed it attended nearly 18,000 calls for assistance last Christmas, fixing flat batteries and tyres and unlocking cars during the holiday season.

Deadly Qld intersections revealed

Queensland’s most deadly intersections have been revealed, prompting a warning from RACQ for motorists to play it safe on the roads ahead of Christmas.

Jump in water damage claims prompts warning

With almost 10,000 claims lodged for water damage to homes insured by RACQ in the past three years, the Club has issued a warning to Queenslanders to turn off their water main before they set off on Christmas holidays.

Follow the rules for a safe scoot: RACQ

Shocking new statistics have revealed the number of people seriously injured on e-scooters in Brisbane in the last year, prompting a warning from the State’s peak motoring body.

Make your pet's stay-cation pawsitive: RACQ

More than half of Queensland pet owners have admitted they would leave their fur baby at home in the care of a sitter, friend, family member or neighbour over the Christmas break.

ANCAP reveals safest cars of 2019

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) has revealed its best cars for 2019, with the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class, Tesla Model X and Tesla Model 3 taking out the top spots.

Avoid Fraud-mas with these simple tips

With many Queenslanders set to purchase their last-minute Christmas gifts online, RACQ has urged Queenslanders to shop safe during the silly season and avoid being a victim of fraud.

Qlders risking home theft this Christmas

As Queenslanders prepared to take off on Christmas holidays, RACQ has revealed one in five home owners admitted they wouldn’t be taking any extra precautions to protect their home from a break-in while they’re away.

Be street smart to avoid car theft

RACQ has urged Queensland drivers to be vigilant when it comes to car security, after shocking new data revealed motor vehicle theft had doubled in the State in the last five years.

RACQ: Plan ahead to avoid protest delays

RACQ has urged drivers to consider alternative modes of transport on Wednesday and Friday this week, with more planned protest action expected to cause chaos for commuters.

Kids at risk with flaw in CTP scheme

RACQ has called on the Queensland Government to put kids first in the State’s Compulsory Third Party (CTP) scheme and protect them regardless of who was at fault in a crash.

Stay safe on the roads this Christmas

RACQ has thrown its support behind the Queensland Police Service’s Christmas road safety campaign, Operation Romeo Sleigh, launched today to target the Fatal Five during the holiday period.

Cameras to catch mobile phone use in Qld

Drivers using their phones behind the wheel will soon be caught by new cameras to be trialled next year in Queensland, a move the RACQ had been calling for, for years.

Dodgy car crash calls now a crime: RACQ

RACQ has applauded a decision to make it illegal for claim farmers who cold called unsuspecting Queenslanders, prompting dodgy Comprehensive Third Party (CTP) insurance claims.

End of the road for free toll

RACQ has reminded motorists the toll free period on the recently opened Toowoomba Bypass would end in the coming days.

Sunshine Coast residents targeted by storm chasers

After the region was slammed by a severe hailstorm, Caloundra and Sunshine Coast residents have reported they’re being approached by dodgy third party contractors trying to coerce them into making non-genuine insurance claims.

RACQ urges patience as interchange opens

The State’s peak motoring body has urged Sunshine Coast drivers to allow extra travel time, with extensive delays being experienced at a new interchange opened on Wednesday night.