Petrol price hike imminent

RACQ has warned motorists in south east Queensland petrol prices were about to peak to near record highs for unleaded.

Don’t be a blockhead!

RACQ has reminded Queenslanders about the rules around blocking intersections after a growing number of drivers were spotted doing so in CBD streets across Australia.

Thumbs up for new ferry terminal

RACQ has welcomed a proposed ferry terminal at a popular dining and entertainment precinct in Brisbane in a bid to ease congestion on surrounding streets.

Congestion charge not the solution

The State’s peak motoring body has rejected calls to introduce a congestion tax in Brisbane and urged governments to get to work on providing better public transport rather than looking to charge motorists more.

Dangerous driving in Qld drenching

RACQ has warned motorists about treacherous driving conditions this weekend, with the weather bureau predicting some parts of the state to cop up to 70mm of rain.

SsangYong receives first ANCAP five-star rating

Korean brand SsanYong has secured its first five star rating from vehicle safety authority Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP), after the new Korando mid-size SUV met the most stringent criteria.

Cycle upgrade to come at cost of car parks

The State’s peak motoring body has welcomed a proposal for a cycle route to be upgraded in West End, but called on Brisbane City Council to refine the design and minimise impacts to other road users.

RACQ dispels myth on double demerits

While double demerit points would not apply to Queensland drivers this long weekend, RACQ reminded drivers certain offences carried the tough penalty all year round.

Long weekend traffic double whammy

The State’s peak motoring body has warned drivers of considerable traffic delays on major arterial roads from today, with the long weekend to coincide with the end of school holidays.

RACQ welcomes crucial M1 upgrade

The State’s peak motoring body has welcomed news construction would begin on the $750 million upgrade of the M1 from Eight Mile Plains to Daisy Hill next year.

RACQ Bank to cut interest rates

RACQ Bank has announced it would pass on an interest rate cut of 15 basis points to Queenslanders following yesterday’s Reserve Bank of Australia cash rate reduction.