Tragic crashes see road toll soar

RACQ has pleaded with motorists to be safe on the roads after a horror weekend saw five people killed in two separate crashes in Queensland.

Wet weather warning for Queensland coast

RACQ has urged motorists living in coastal areas to take extra care on the road with some regions expected to receive their average monthly rainfall over the next few days.

Pedestrian fatalities soar in Queensland

RACQ has issued a warning to motorists to be extra vigilant when driving, after the number of pedestrian fatalities on Queensland’s roads increased by more than 125 percent compared to last year.

Leniency needed for late rego notices: RACQ

RACQ has called on the Department of Transport and Main Roads to be lenient on motorists who were sent registration notices late, after an issue with the finalisation of fees for 2020-21.

Travel Go Card free on GC trams

RACQ has welcomed news ticketing technology was being trialed on Gold Coast trams that could give travellers more flexible payment options beyond Go Cards.

Motorists urged to check their car for deadly airbags

RACQ has again urged Queensland drivers to replace their potentially deadly Takata airbags, as it was revealed the website had been used 11 million times to check for vehicles affected by the compulsory recall.

Peak hour no longer peaks on Centenary Mwy

Motorists using Brisbane’s busy Centenary Motorway have experienced a reduction in their weekday daily commute time, with the impact of COVID-19 resulting in a return to one peak hour rather than peak hours, according to RACQ.

RACQ to help future proof Bruce Highway

RACQ has met with other transport and industry bodies as part of the Bruce Highway Trust Advisory Council to identify a pipeline of projects to improve Queensland’s longest road.

Changed member behaviour sparks RACQ review

RACQ has vowed to return any significant profit made on personal motor insurance to its members holding a personal motor insurance policy*, as a result of unexpected changes to the way Queenslanders were driving.

Young drivers warned: don't hit road underinsured

RACQ has urged young drivers to ensure they had the right cover to protect them, after new research by the insurer revealed 30 percent of Queenslanders between 18 and 25, didn’t know what their comprehensive car insurance covered them for.

New border pass available online

RACQ has informed motorists they could now apply for the new Queensland Border Declaration Pass online ahead of the borders opening from midday Friday 10 July.

RACQ grant helping kids in care

More children in crisis or living in care would receive kits of essential items, as well as clothing and toys, after charity group Care Kits for Kids Qld Inc received an RACQ Local Sponsorship grant.

Buyer beware of online car buying: RACQ

RACQ has warned car buyers to do their research before signing on the dotted line, after a new report found more people were purchasing a vehicle online, without doing a test drive.

Cross River Rail blast to give CBD the shakes

RACQ has warned motorists and pedestrians underground blasting would be tested at the Cross River Rail construction site this afternoon (Wednesday 8 July) at 2:55pm in the Brisbane CBD.

Prices bounce back at the bowser in Toowoomba

RACQ has revealed the days of record cheap fuel were over, after the average price of unleaded petrol (ULP) in regional Queensland increased to 115.5 cents per litre (cpl) in June, 10.5cpl higher than last month.