Back it up and avoid flooded roads

RACQ has warned motorists not to drive in flood waters, after a man was pulled from the roof of his car after becoming stranded in floodwater south of Ingham.

Keep calm on pre-lockdown roads RACQ

RACQ has called for courtesy and patience as major highways in south east Queensland were gridlocked in the wake of the imminent three-day Greater Brisbane lockdown.

Cheap fuel for regional Queensland in 2020

Drivers in most regional Queensland centres paid less at the pump in 2020 than those in the south east, as RACQ’s Annual Fuel Price Report revealed it was a tumultuous year in fuel.

Motorists need to prepare before they go outback: RACQ

With motorists using outback Queensland roads to avoid COVID-19 related border restrictions, RACQ has warned drivers not to make the journey west unless they are well-prepared for what can be difficult driving conditions.

Brace for heavy rainfall in the far north

RACQ has warned motorists in far north Queensland against taking any risks in flood waters, as a low pressure system crossed the coast as a category one cyclone and threatened to dump hundreds of millimetres of rain for days.

Don't drunkenly walk into danger: RACQ

RACQ has pleaded with Queenslanders to avoid walking home drunk this New Year’s Eve after shocking figures revealed 32 pedestrians were killed and 153 were hospitalised with serious injuries during 2020.

Shock at highest road toll in eight years

Queensland lost more people on our roads this year than in any other year since 2012, prompting a desperate plea from RACQ for motorists to stay safe behind the wheel.

Flooded roads in Queensland big wet

With more than 60 roads flooded across the State, RACQ has urged Queenslanders to plan their trips in advance and avoid driving through flood waters at all costs.

Wild weather to send off 2020

UPDATE: RACQ LifeFlight crews have performed a second overnight rescue after a couple were stranded after their car broke down in floodwaters east of Burketown in far north western Queensland.

RACQ Foundation grant grows farm for those in need

Meals on Wheels recipients in the Pine Rivers region are set to receive farm fresh fruit and vegetables in their home delivered meals after a $20,000 donation from RACQ Foundation helped start a mini farm at Samford.

RACQ backs commitment for a second Bruce

RACQ has welcomed Labor’s $200 million promise to build an inland alternative to the Bruce Highway from Charters Towers to Mungindi if re-elected and called on other parties and the Federal Government to support the commitment.

Don’t let a flat steal your Christmas cheer

RACQ has urged drivers to check their cars before heading off on a Christmas road trip, after it was revealed its Roadside Assistance patrols attended nearly 17,000 calls for help last festive season.

Hours long delays at border expected

RACQ has warned motorists to expect long delays at the New South Wales and Queensland border as the border closure was reinstated by the Queensland Government.

Public transport push amid startling figures

RACQ has renewed calls for the Queensland Government to improve public transport efficiency and review fare structures, after it was revealed the number of journeys on buses and trains was still only at 70 percent compared to pre-COVID levels.

Style boost to lead Queenslanders to success

Queenslanders seeking work were set for a style boost after Brisbane-based non-profit Suited to Success received a $15,000 donation from RACQ Foundation to launch its Virtual Career Hub.

Tidal threat remains for SEQ

As the rain eased across south east Queensland RACQ has warned residents and car owners who lived or parked in low-lying areas the threat was not over, with the biggest tide of the year to strike Tuesday morning.

Roads flooded under 500mm of rain

As south east Queensland soaked under of 500 millimetres of rain RACQ warned motorists not to drive through several flooded roads across the region.